US private equity acquires lessor aircraft portfolios
A US private equity firm and a separate US equity fund manager have won bids to acquire separate leased aircraft portfolios from AerCap and Aircastle.
Used Embraer E190/E195 E1 lease rates to come under pressure
With major E-Jet E1 operators set to phase out the type, many lessors worry lease rates could come under pressure as early as next year. more
Shared patterns: An analysis of 737s grounded over pickle forks
Ishka identifies 37 Boeing 737 NGs affected by ‘pickle fork’ cracks as over 1,000 aircraft reach the FAA’s inspection threshold. more
Q3 update: European MAX airlines bearish on aircraft’s return
Ishka examines the Q3 announcements of several airlines affected by the MAX grounding and their increasingly pessimistic re-entry outlooks. more