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Remarketing Watch: Lack of new-tech deliveries boosts lease extensions

Operators are continuing to look to aircraft lease extensions, partly driven by OEM production delays, according to sources. more

05/10/2022

in Aircraft values, Lease Rates & Returns , OEMs, Cargo & Engines

Lessors wait for regional jet portfolios to come to market

Regional aircraft lessors are waiting for several regional jet portfolios rumoured to be hitting the market between Q4 2022 and Q1 2023, according to Ishka sources. more

30/09/2022

in Aircraft values, Lease Rates & Returns

Lessor CEOs: Aircraft ABS market could take three to four years to fully recover

A panel of aircraft lessor CEOs at the ISTAT EMEA conference last week predicted that it may take three to four years for the aircraft ABS market to fully return to the record issuance volumes seen in the last five years. more

29/09/2022

in Aircraft values, Lease Rates & Returns , Lessors & Asset managers , Capital Markets

15-year-old aircraft values, Boeing to remarket Chinese MAXs, Heart Aerospace receives ES-30 orders

This is the 84th in a series of supplements to Ishka’s ‘Transaction Economics’ platform, delivering ‘the Ishka View’ on events that have a bearing on aircraft values, lease rates, and the market dynamics that matter, in today’s market environment. more

26/09/2022

in Aircraft values, Lease Rates & Returns

Asset managers survey: Returns rise on higher interest rates

Unlevered asset returns for new-technology narrowbody and widebody aircraft appear to have risen over the last seven months on the back of higher interest rates, according to Ishka’s latest aircraft asset managers survey. more

23/09/2022

in Aircraft values, Lease Rates & Returns

ALC’s Hazy: Boeing has missed 'window of opportunity’ for the MAX

In a keynote address at the ISTAT EMEA conference in Marrakesh last week, Air Lease Corporation (ALC) chairman Steve Udvar-Hazy stated that sales for the Airbus A320neo family will continue to outpace those for rival Boeing’s 737 MAX aircraft. more

22/09/2022

in Aircraft values, Lease Rates & Returns , OEMs, Cargo & Engines

Narrowbody values firm due to production gap, widebodies lag

Narrowbody aircraft values and lease rates have mostly improved since mid-2021 on the back of a strong traffic rebound and OEM production delays that have resulted in demand for new-tech aircraft exceeding current supply, according to Ishka’s Transaction Economics. more

20/09/2022

in Aircraft values, Lease Rates & Returns

Abelo CEO: Banks ‘back’ for regional aircraft amid ‘improving’ market

Regional aircraft lessor Abelo CEO Stephen Gorman sits down with Ishka to discuss the leasing company’s progress, market outlook, and its ESG plans. more

15/09/2022

in Aircraft values, Lease Rates & Returns , ESG & Regulation

5-year-old aircraft values, Russian airlines turn away from Western OEMs

This is the 83rd in a series of supplements to Ishka’s ‘Transaction Economics’ platform, delivering ‘the Ishka View’ on events that have a bearing on aircraft values, lease rates, and the market dynamics that matter, in today’s market environment. more

12/09/2022

in Aircraft values, Lease Rates & Returns

SLB lease rate factors inch up

Lease rate factors (LRF) on recently signed sale/leasebacks (SLBs) have risen over the past few months as a result of rising interest rates, sources tell Ishka. more

08/09/2022

in Aircraft values, Lease Rates & Returns

How aviation alt lenders have carved out a non-recourse niche

Alternative lenders (alt lenders) have benefitted from the shake-up in aircraft financing caused by the pandemic, and are continuing to win finance mandates, according to Ishka research. more

01/09/2022

in Aircraft values, Lease Rates & Returns , Aviation Banks and Lenders

Remarketing watch: Used 777 availability up since January 2022

The number of available 777s on key remarketing sites has risen substantially since the beginning of 2022, according to Ishka research. more

31/08/2022

in Aircraft values, Lease Rates & Returns

10-year-old aircraft values, American Airlines signs agreement for Boom Supersonic Overture

This is the 82nd in a series of supplements to Ishka’s ‘Transaction Economics’ platform, delivering ‘the Ishka View’ on events that have a bearing on aircraft values, lease rates, and the market dynamics that matter, in today’s market environment.  more

30/08/2022

in Aircraft values, Lease Rates & Returns

15-year-old aircraft values, B787 deliveries resume, Avolon agrees 20 A330neo deal

This is the 81st in a series of supplements to Ishka’s ‘Transaction Economics’ platform, delivering ‘the Ishka View’ on events that have a bearing on aircraft values, lease rates, and the market dynamics that matter, in today’s market environment. more

15/08/2022

in Aircraft values, Lease Rates & Returns

A350s values stabilise, A330s see freighter feedstock demand

Ishka’s Aircraft Pricing Benchmark (APB) team review lease rates and values for A350s and 8 year and 16 year old A330s. more

04/08/2022

in Aircraft values, Lease Rates & Returns

5-year-old aircraft values, Air India closes in on 200 aircraft order, Airborne launches new fund

This is the 80th in a series of supplements to Ishka’s ‘Transaction Economics’ platform, delivering ‘the Ishka View’ on events that have a bearing on aircraft values, lease rates, and the market dynamics that matter, in today’s market environment. more

01/08/2022

in Aircraft values, Lease Rates & Returns

Remarketing Watch: Stored aircraft numbers settle following peak season demand

The number of aircraft in storage has begun to level out after a steady decline from the heights of the Covid-19 pandemic, according to Ishka research. more

28/07/2022

in Aircraft values, Lease Rates & Returns

Pricing sentiment widens for A320neo and 737 MAX values

Market sentiment around the pricing of leased-encumbered A320neos and 737 MAX 8 have appeared to drop slightly from Q4 2021 to Q1 2022. more

20/07/2022

in Aircraft values, Lease Rates & Returns

10-year-old aircraft values, Jet2 confirms A321neo order, Air T reveals leasing subsidiary

This is the 79th in a series of supplements to Ishka’s ‘Transaction Economics’ service which delivers ‘the Ishka View’ on events that have a bearing on aircraft values, lease rates, and the market dynamics that matter, under today’s market environment. more

18/07/2022

in Aircraft values, Lease Rates & Returns

The slide in unlevered sale/leaseback returns

Unlevered returns for new-technology aircraft sale/leasebacks have suffered a significant drop from Q1 2021 to Q1 2022, according to Ishka research, after briefly spiking during the pandemic. more

14/07/2022

in Aircraft values, Lease Rates & Returns , Lessors & Asset managers , Aviation Banks and Lenders

Briefing: How rising rates and swap costs are impacting aircraft sellers

Rising rates and swap costs may mean more aircraft sellers will need to lower prices for some of their lease-encumbered aircraft. more

07/07/2022

in Aircraft values, Lease Rates & Returns , Investor Briefings

15-year-old aircraft values, PIF launches AviLease, Chinese airlines commit to large A320 family orders

This is the 78th in a series of supplements to Ishka’s ‘Transaction Economics’ service which delivers ‘the Ishka View’ on events that have a bearing on aircraft values, lease rates, and the market dynamics that matter, under today’s market environment. more

04/07/2022

in Aircraft values, Lease Rates & Returns , Airline trends & analysis

Sale/leaseback Q2 2022 data sheet

Ishka's data sheet provides a summary of recent sale/leaseback (SLB) transactions, request for proposals (RFP), key figures and active bidders. more

30/06/2022

in Aircraft values, Lease Rates & Returns

Summer sale/leaseback tenders test lease rate factors

Bidders in ongoing aircraft sale/leaseback (SLB) airline tenders are starting to see an uptick in lease rate factors on the back of higher interest rates, sources tell Ishka. more

24/06/2022

in Aircraft values, Lease Rates & Returns

Datasheet: Scramble for slots despite mounting conversion costs

Ishka summarises recent developments in the cargo space, including P2F conversion news, waiting times and costs, freighter transactions, and cargo market updates. more

23/06/2022

in Aircraft Asset Profiles , Aircraft Finance Market

Remarketing Watch: Availability down prior to summer, with 737 NG still ahead

Market appetite for used Boeing 737 NGs remains high as low new-tech narrowbody production and delivery delays for the newer 737 MAX sustain NG desirability. more

21/06/2022

in Aircraft values, Lease Rates & Returns

Investors face rising freighter conversion costs

Investors face increased costs and longer waiting times for passenger to freighter (P2F) conversions due to the global supply chain crisis with material prices soaring as much as 10% in some cases, sources tell Ishka. more

27/05/2022

in Aircraft Asset Profiles , Aircraft Finance Market

Lease rates for 16-year-old A320ceos down, 737 NGs helped by P2F

Lease rates for 16-year-old Airbus A320ceos continued to see a decline during Q1 2022 amid high availability for the type, according to contributors to Ishka’s Aircraft Pricing Benchmark report. more

11/05/2022

in Aircraft Asset Profiles , Lessors and Lease Rates

MAX return weakens 737NG premium over A320ceo

Ishka’s Pricing Benchmark investigates lease rates and prices for eight-year-old A320ceos and 737NGs. more

06/05/2022

in Aircraft Asset Profiles , Lessors and Lease Rates

Lessors pin hopes on recovery of twin-aisle values and lease rates

Older widebodies (WB) are trading at significantly depressed prices, according to contributors to Ishka’s Aircraft Pricing Benchmark, but lessors believe values will recover. Ishka's Pricing Benchmark team examines aircraft values and leases rates for new A350s and eight-year-old and 16-year old A330-300s. more

21/04/2022

in Aircraft Asset Profiles

5-year-old aircraft values, Russian re-registrations, lessors look to recover aircraft

This is the 71st in a series of supplements to Ishka’s ‘Transaction Economics’ service. It delivers ‘the Ishka View’ on events that have a bearing on the near-term performance of aircraft values, lease rates, and the market dynamics that matter, under today’s market environment. more

28/03/2022

in Aircraft Asset Profiles , Aircraft Finance Market

New-tech narrowbody LRFs in mid-0.5s as market values rise

Competition in the sale/leaseback market continues driving down lease rate factors, with airlines able to request higher prices for encumbered Airbus A320neos and Boeing 737 MAX 8s, according to research by Ishka’s Aircraft Pricing Benchmark. more

04/03/2022

in Aircraft Asset Profiles

Asset managers survey: Returns tighten for new-tech aircraft

Unlevered asset returns for new-tech narrowbody and widebody aircraft appear to have tightened over the last nine months, according to the latest aircraft asset managers survey conducted by Ishka. more

16/02/2022

in Aircraft Asset Profiles , Aircraft Finance Market

5-Year-Old aircraft values, Qatar undermines Airbus' January order tally

This is a series of supplements to Ishka’s ‘Transaction Economics’ service. It delivers ‘the Ishka View’ on events that have a bearing on the near-term performance of aircraft values, lease rates, and the market dynamics that matter, under today’s market environment. more

14/02/2022

in Aircraft Asset Profiles , Lessors and Lease Rates

A330 P2F waiting times drop by six months

The waiting times for two of the most popular A330 P2F (passenger to freighter) conversion programmes has decreased by six months from over five years in November 2021 to around four-and-a-half years today. more

26/01/2022

in Aircraft Asset Profiles , Aircraft Finance Market

Narrowbody engine lessors plan for 2022 market recovery after Q4 gains

The narrowbody engine leasing market is expecting a sustained recovery in 2022 after promising gains in the second half of last year for both engine lease rates and values. more

20/01/2022

in Aircraft Asset Profiles , Lessors and Lease Rates

Remarketing Watch: Aircraft in storage down almost 41% since April

The number of aircraft in storage has fallen by almost 41% over the last nine months, according to Ishka research, as airlines react to the recovery in passenger demand, particularly in domestic markets. more

19/01/2022

in Aircraft Asset Profiles , Aircraft Finance Market

Remarketing Watch: Unplaced new-tech widebodies find homes in restructured fleets

New-technology widebodies that were built but not delivered over the past three years have recently been placed with newly-established airlines and carriers forced into fleet rejigs by the pandemic. more

13/01/2022

in Aircraft Asset Profiles , Airline Profiles

Prices stabilise for mid-life A320s and 737-800s

Ishka’s Pricing Benchmark Q3 2021 data charts lease rates and prices for eight-year-old and 16-aircraft old A320ceos and 737-800s. more

07/01/2022

in Aircraft Asset Profiles , Aircraft Finance Market

Season’s greetings from Ishka!

Ishka is taking a break over the Christmas holiday period. We wish to thank all of our readers for their support during 2021 which has been another extraordinary year as the industry adapts to the continued shocks of the pandemic and slowly recovers. Normal Insights service will resume in January. more

23/12/2021

in Aircraft Asset Profiles , Aircraft Finance Market

A220 lease rate factors fall further in latest round of SLB bids

Sale/leaseback lease rate factors for new Airbus A220s delivering to Air France and airBaltic have fallen in the final round of bidding, Ishka understands. more

14/12/2021

in Aircraft Asset Profiles , Lessors and Lease Rates

How FTAI plans to corner the CFM56 aftermarket

Thomas Garbaccio FTAI Aviation President & chief commercial officer explains how the aftermarket engine lessor plans to leverage its scale and MRO partnerships to cut costs for customers. more

03/12/2021

in Aircraft Asset Profiles , Lessors and Lease Rates

Remarketing Watch: Fixed lease rates returning for A320s and 737 NGs

New operating leases for Boeing 737 NGs and Airbus A320ceos are returning to fixed lease rates, rather than power-by-the-hour (PBH) terms, according to third-party aircraft remarketers and lessors. more

23/11/2021

in Aircraft Asset Profiles , Aircraft Finance Market

SLBs push A320neo and 737 MAXs to above ‘pre-pandemic’ prices

A competitive sale/leaseback market (SLB) is both driving up prices for new A320neos and 737 MAXs as well as depressing lease rates, according to Ishka’s Aircraft Pricing Benchmark (APB) research. more

11/11/2021

in Aircraft Asset Profiles

Remarketing Watch: Investors delist older widebodies for winter

Ishka research finds that the number of advertised older widebodies has fallen by 24% in October. more

09/11/2021

in Aircraft Asset Profiles , Aircraft Finance Market

Remarketing Watch: US majors snap up MAX inventory

Boeing is on track to clear its inventory of ‘built but not delivered’ 737 MAXs, with many of the aircraft being placed with US major airlines, believed to be at discounted prices. more

21/10/2021

in Aircraft Asset Profiles , Aircraft Finance Market

PE firms move into the aviation lending ‘gap’, Apollo mulls second CLO

Lessors state that a wave of new aviation lenders - many of which were established in the last 18 months and are backed by private equity and money managers - have helped reduce the cost of financing for acquiring aircraft. more

28/09/2021

in Aircraft Asset Profiles , Aircraft Finance Market

Investor interest for A220-300s intensifying but surveyed prices hold

Aircraft investor interest in the Airbus A220-300 is intensifying with many players keen to acquire aircraft, according to Ishka’s Pricing Benchmark. more

24/09/2021

in Aircraft Asset Profiles , Aircraft Finance Market

An uneven playing field: The reduced level of state support for regional aircraft operators

Regional aircraft are half as likely to be operated by airlines benefitting from state support compared to larger aircraft, an analysis based on Ishka’s state aid tally shows. more

10/09/2021

in Aircraft Asset Profiles , Aircraft Finance Market