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10-year-old aircraft values, Airbus delivers 30 aircraft in January, Aircastle settles with two Russian airlines

Welcome to the 118th ‘Extra’ supplement to Ishka’s Transaction Economics platform, delivering ‘the Ishka View’ on events that have a bearing on aircraft values and lease rates, and the market dynamics that matter in today’s aviation environment. more

12/02/2024

in Aircraft values, Lease Rates & Returns , Lessors & Asset managers , OEMs, Cargo & Engines

Remarketing Watch Data Sheet: High demand continues to limit current-tech narrowbody availability

This Data Sheet provides a snapshot of aircraft currently being remarketed on three of the main remarketing sites. more

07/02/2024

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5 year-old aircraft values, Akasa Air orders 150 B737 MAXs, Cargojet cancels B777 freighter expansion

Welcome to the 117th ‘Extra’ supplement to Ishka’s Transaction Economics platform, delivering ‘the Ishka View’ on events that have a bearing on aircraft values and lease rates, and the market dynamics that matter in today’s aviation environment. more

31/01/2024

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New-build aircraft values, Genesis acquires six B737-800s, Year-end order frenzy

Welcome to the 116th ‘Extra’ supplement to Ishka’s Transaction Economics platform, delivering ‘the Ishka View’ on events that have a bearing on aircraft values and lease rates, and the market dynamics that matter in today’s aviation environment. more

16/01/2024

in Aircraft values, Lease Rates & Returns , Lessors & Asset managers , OEMs, Cargo & Engines

Ishka extends 2023 Ishka Deals of the Year Award submissions

After several requests for extensions, Ishka has pushed back the deadline for 2023 deal of the year submissions till the 26th of January. more

10/01/2024

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

Remarketing Watch Data Sheet: Availability still low heading into New Year

Total aircraft availability remains lower than historic levels heading into the new year, with 364 aircraft being actively remarketed on sites analysed by Ishka. more

04/01/2024

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Lessors prepare January aircraft sale portfolios

Ishka hears that several aircraft lessors are preparing aircraft portfolios for sale in January in what is expected to be an unusually busy January for lessor traders. more

02/01/2024

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‘Why we invested in widebodies’ – Azorra on the Voyager acquisition

Azorra president Ron Baur speaks to Ishka about the lessor's acquisition of Voyager, crossover aircraft leasing, and why the firm is entering the widebody market. more

01/01/2024

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15 year old aircraft values, FTAI acquires CFM56-5B and -7B engine module maintenance firm

Welcome to the 115th ‘Extra’ supplement to Ishka’s Transaction Economics platform, delivering ‘the Ishka View’ on events that have a bearing on aircraft values and lease rates, and the market dynamics that matter in today’s aviation environment. more

19/12/2023

in Aircraft values, Lease Rates & Returns , Lessors & Asset managers , OEMs, Cargo & Engines

Ashland Place markets debut aircraft loan ABS

Aviation alternative lender Ashland Place Finance (Ashland) is currently in the market with a debut $324.3 million aircraft loan ABS, Ashland 2023-1. more

11/12/2023

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

Ishka 2023 Deals of the Year Award submissions now open!

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 2023. more

08/12/2023

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10-year-old aircraft values, COMAC elaborates on new C919 variants

Welcome to the 114th ‘Extra’ supplement to Ishka’s Transaction Economics platform, delivering ‘the Ishka View’ on events that have a bearing on aircraft values and lease rates, and the market dynamics that matter in today’s aviation environment. This report examines how aircraft types are faring through current events; which types are in favour; which are ‘on watch’; and which are most exposed or impacted by the evolving aircraft environment. more

07/12/2023

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Turboprops: Could ESG concerns help their commercial outlook?

It is often said that the best solution to a problem is the easiest one, and yet as the airline industry pours time and effort into strategies to decarbonise short-haul flying, one readily available option is seldom mentioned: re-fleeting with turboprops. more

04/12/2023

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Airlines likely to see LRFs rise for Autumn SLB RFPs

Lessors indicate that lease rate factors (LRFs) on new deals are starting to rise as more lessors are being forced to price in the current higher cost of debt, which in turn, is increasing the minimum LRFs lessors can offer. more

30/11/2023

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RTX: hundreds of additional GTF inspections to ground A320neos

Around 600 to 700 incremental shop visits will be required for Pratt & Whitney (P&W) PW1100G A320neo engines over the next three years. more

14/09/2023

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Which 2022 airline start-ups are still flying in September?

Ishka research shows that 22 out of the 26 of the airline start-ups (84.6%) that began operations in 2022 are still flying at the start of September 2023. more

01/09/2023

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

Pricing Benchmark: MAX prices keep up with A320neos

Aircraft values for both the Airbus A320neo and Boeing 737 MAX have rebounded to pre-COVID-19 levels, with no material delta between the two aircraft types, according to research from Ishka’s Aircraft Pricing Benchmark team. more

31/08/2023

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15-year-old aircraft values, DAE takes CALC's MAX orders, 767 and A321 cargo interest grows

This is the 107th 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

30/08/2023

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Standard Chartered sells aircraft leasing arm and loan book to AviLease and Apollo

Riyadh-based aircraft lessor AviLease is set to buy the leasing arm of Standard Chartered in a $3.6 billion deal. more

29/08/2023

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Unlevered SLB returns drop on competitive bidding

Unlevered returns (IRRs) for new-technology narrowbody aircraft sale/leasebacks have declined in the second quarter of the year due to increased competition amongst bidders, according to Ishka analysis. more

28/08/2023

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Remarketing Watch Data Sheet: Total number of passenger aircraft being remarketed drops in August

This Data Sheet provides a snapshot of aircraft currently being remarketed on three of the main remarketing sites. more

24/08/2023

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10-year-old aircraft values, lessor aircraft sales pick up, airlines upgauge NB orders

This is the 106th ‘Extra’ supplement to Ishka’s Transaction Economics platform, delivering ‘the Ishka View’ on events that have a bearing on aircraft values and lease rates, and the market dynamics that matter in today’s aviation environment. more

21/08/2023

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SLB returns: Unlevered IRR and NPV analysis

This data sheet is an illustrative look at net present values (NPVs), and unlevered returns (IRRs) for six hypothetical sale/leaseback (SLB) transactions informed by rumoured pricing terms of real SLB deals concluded between May and July 2023. more

02/08/2023

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5-year-old aircraft values, Boeing targets MAX production increase

This is the 105th ‘Extra’ supplement to Ishka’s Transaction Economics platform, delivering ‘the Ishka View’ on events that have a bearing on aircraft values and lease rates, and the market dynamics that matter in today’s aviation environment. more

01/08/2023

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Lessors enter final stages for summer SLB mandates

Multiple airlines are in the final stages of mandating lessors for their various summer sale/leaseback (SLB) RFP processes. more

26/07/2023

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Remarketing Watch Data Sheet: Boeing 737s making up nearly half of available freighters

436 aircraft being remarketed on sites analysed by Ishka - 370 passenger aircraft and 66 freighters. more

25/07/2023

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Sale/leaseback update Q2 2023

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

21/07/2023

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Briefing: Rising EU ETS prices – a boon for neos and MAXs?

Ishka delves into CO2 emissions data powered by PACE and BloombergNEF’s EUA price forecasts to pit new versus old - neos and MAXs versus ceos and NGs - to calculate their future monthly EU ETS cost delta. more

20/07/2023

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New-build aircraft values, DHC launches fifth generation twin otter

This is the 104th ‘Extra’ supplement to Ishka’s Transaction Economics platform, delivering ‘the Ishka View’ on events that have a bearing on aircraft values and lease rates, and the market dynamics that matter in today’s aviation environment. more

17/07/2023

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Pratt & Whitney mulls further LLP escalation hike

Ishka understands that engine manufacturer Pratt & Whitney is mulling a further hike in escalation costs for Life Limited Parts (LLPs) for the V2500 engine. Ishka ponders what this may mean for engine owners. more

20/06/2023

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5-year-old aircraft values, Airbus outlines new narrowbody design, SpiceJet seeks additional lift

This is the 102nd in a series of supplements to Ishka’s ‘Transaction Economics’ platform, delivering ‘the Ishka View’ on events that have a bearing on aircraft values and lease rates, and the market dynamics that matter in today’s aviation environment. more

19/06/2023

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Aircraft trading: Bid spreads narrow as aircraft buyers’ appetite sharpens

Traders confirm bids are narrowing for both single-aisle and widebody aircraft over the last 12 months, across vintages, as trading conditions appear to have broadly eased in the secondary market. more

16/06/2023

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Quick takes: IATA sees airlines in the black, USD LIBOR deadline looms, A380s abound

IATA revises its 2023 profit outlook, a reminder that lessors and airlines have technically less than a month to go before the USD LIBOR panel ceases to exist, and a look at the Airbus A380 secondary market. more

07/06/2023

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10-year-old aircraft values, bumper Riyadh Air order among expected large Paris Air Show announcements

This is the 101st in a series of supplements to Ishka’s ‘Transaction Economics’ platform, delivering ‘the Ishka View’ on events that have a bearing on aircraft values and lease rates, and the market dynamics that matter in today’s aviation environment. more

05/06/2023

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Remarketing Watch Data Sheet: A320ceo continues to lead listings

This Data Sheet provides a snapshot of aircraft currently being remarketed on three of the main remarketing sites.  more

02/06/2023

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Quick takes: The race for Voyager, Boeing chief’s 2025 supply chain warning, traders talk widebodies

More M&A news this week as multiple rumours surround the various parties bidding for Voyager Aviation Holdings (VAH), formerly known as Intrepid Aviation Group. Meanwhile, lessors speaking at Ishka’s Dublin event last week stated there had been more interest from buyers looking to acquire twin-aisle aircraft. more

30/05/2023

in Aircraft values, Lease Rates & Returns , Lessors & Asset managers , OEMs, Cargo & Engines

Narrowbody values: current-tech assets near pre-pandemic values

Current technology narrowbody values have largely risen past their 2021 levels but are still sitting just shy of full pre-pandemic recovery, according to Ishka Transaction Economics data. more

25/05/2023

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15-year-old aircraft values, Turkish, Delta, and Air Canada orders on horizon, Go First lessors look to rehome aircraft

This is the 100th 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

23/05/2023

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Unlevered SLB returns continue to rise into 2023

Unlevered returns (IRRs) for new-technology narrowbody aircraft sale/leasebacks have continued to climb into Q1 2023 on the back on rising interest rates, according to Ishka research. more

22/05/2023

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Lease rate factors drop in latest round of SLB bidding

Fierce competition in the sale/leaseback (SLB) market from lessors looking to acquire new-technology aircraft has seen lease rate factor (LRF) bids drop in the latest round of bidding on some RFPs, sources tell Ishka. more

12/05/2023

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Widebody values: 777-300ER and A330-300 values show signs of uptick but remain below pre-pandemic highs

Recent increases in demand for certain widebody assets including Boeing 777-300ERs and Airbus A330-300s have begun to improve trading prices, sources tell Ishka. more

10/05/2023

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15-year-old aircraft values, Ryanair orders 300 737 MAX 10s, IndiGo contemplates widebody purchase

This is a fortnightly supplement 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

10/05/2023

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5-year-old aircraft values, OEM supply chain constraints to continue into 2024

This is the 98th in a series of supplements to Ishka’s ‘Transaction Economics’ platform, delivering ‘the Ishka View’ on events that have a bearing on aircraft values and lease rates, and the market dynamics that matter in today’s aviation environment. more

24/04/2023

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Sale/leaseback update Q4 2022 / Q1 2023

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

19/04/2023

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More MAXs in sale/leaseback RFPs as LRFs continue to rise

Lessor state there has been an uptick in the number of airlines issuing sale/leaseback RFPs for Boeing 737 MAX aircraft this year. more

13/04/2023

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10-year-old aircraft values, China's 'Big Three' airlines prepare to ramp up

This is the 97th in a series of supplements to Ishka’s ‘Transaction Economics’ platform, delivering ‘the Ishka View’ on events that have a bearing on aircraft values and lease rates, and the market dynamics that matter in today’s aviation environment. more

10/04/2023

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Remarketing Watch Data Sheet: Storage numbers drop slightly ahead of Summer season

Ishka's April Remarketing Watch Data Sheet: Number of aircraft being remarketed stays steady, storage numbers drop slightly more

06/04/2023

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15-year-old aircraft values, Saudi Arabia’s 121 B787 order, ADL tests drag reduction kit

This is a fortnightly supplement 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

27/03/2023

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Asset managers survey: Rising interest rates push up new-tech returns

Unlevered asset returns for new-technology narrowbody and widebody aircraft have risen slightly over the last six months due to further escalation in interest rates, according to Ishka’s latest aircraft asset managers survey. more

24/03/2023

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