Ishka invites 2021 Deals of the Year Award submissions

Ishka invites 2021 Deals of the Year Award submissions

Ishka is now accepting submissions for its Deal of the Year Awards. The Ishka Deal of the Year Awards celebrate the best closed aircraft financings of 2021. 

Which deals are eligible and who can submit deals?

The Ishka Deal of the Year Awards highlights the best aviation financing transactions of 2021. The awards recognise financing transactions and M&A for airlines, lessors and investors. Any deal participant can submit an award, including lawyers, advisors, airlines, banks, investors, OEMs and lessors.

To be eligible for an award all deals need to have been closed before the end of the calendar year 2021.

The deadline for submissions is 11th February 2022.

Please submit all award proposals to [email protected].

Award categories

Best Americas Deal 2021

Best European Deal 2021

Best Asian Deal 2021

Best MEA Deal 2021

Best Capital Markets Deal 2021

Best Commercial Bank Deal 2021

Most Innovative Deal of 2021

Best Used Aircraft Deal 2021

Best Restructuring Deal 2021

Best Lessor Deal of 2021

Editor’s Choice 2021


How to submit

Ishka can accept submissions in any format including PDF, Excel or Word files. Submissions prepared for other publications are also accepted. Any supporting documents or case studies are more than welcome.

Submissions Criteria:

Airline/Lessor, Borrower, Name

Deal volume


Currency (if not USD)

Financing date

Aircraft asset

All financiers


Legal advisors

Please specify at least three reasons why the deal should win


Who decides the awards?

The Ishka Insights team, a group of researchers and analysts, will decide as a panel on the final winning list of deals. More details on the Ishka Insights team can be found at www.ishkaglobal.com.


When will the awards be given out?

The award will be handed out during in Ishka’s London Conference in 2022. For any further enquiries please feel free to email Ishka Editor Dickon Harris ([email protected]).


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