Lessors get ready for a second wave of aircraft rent deferrals
Lessors warn they are preparing for a second wave of aircraft rent deferral requests from struggling airline customers after granting some initial form of temporary rental relief earlier in the year.
Lessor bonds: Spreads stay wide as ratings agencies mull downgrade
An analysis of 236 currently trading lessor bonds show that spreads remain wide versus pre-Covid levels across maturities and ratings. more
Altavair CEO: ‘The aircraft leasing model has to evolve’
Altavair CEO Steve Rimmer believes “outsized returns” for aircraft lessors are a thing of the past, arguing that the Covid-19 crisis is accelerating a process of change that was already underway within aircraft lessors and their relationships with aircraft manufacturers. more
Risk of an oversupply of 737-800 freighters, warn cargo sources
The 737-800 freighter market is at risk of potential oversupply, say cargo sources, as more aircraft lessors and operators are looking at cargo conversion over the next few years. more