High debt costs eat into aircraft lessor returns
Some lessors may be making lower returns on new sale/leaseback deals than they were pre-Covid because of increased financing costs, according to Ishka research.
CALC CEO Mike Poon: Chinese lessees fulfill deferral agreements
In an interview with Ishka, CALC CEO Mike Poon credits China’s upturn, a narrowbody focus, and a disciplined approach to leasing as keys to its enviable H1 2020 performance. more
Spreads slow to renormalise on active IG lessor bonds
Spreads remain high on pre-crisis levels on all but A-rated aircraft leasing bond issuances, an Ishka analysis of 251 actively trading lessor issuances has found. more
Lessors worry airlines will impose ‘abusive’ PBH contracts
Several carriers have asked lessors in the last few weeks to take power-by-the-hour leasing agreements (PBH) as a means to reduce costs in preparation for a tough winter for passenger traffic. more