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Order and deliveries: 737 deliveries hit defect snag, Boeing reveals future production rates 

Airbus delivered 60 aircraft in October, including 47 A320neo family aircraft. Boeing delivered 35 aircraft to customers in total, of which 22 were 737 MAX. more


in OEMs, Cargo & Engines

OEM earnings calls: Airbus sticks with 2022 delivery targets, Boeing looks at clearing inventory

Engine supply problems are the primary constraint to increasing Boeing 737 MAX delivery rates, Boeing CEO David Calhoun told analysts on the manufacturer’s recent Q3 earnings call. more


in OEMs, Cargo & Engines

OEM Update: More delays on MAX certifications, Airbus “confident” in production ramp

The December deadline for Boeing's MAX 7 and MAX 10 certification is unlikely to be met, according to the FAA. more


in OEMs, Cargo & Engines

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


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

Demand for freighter conversions still strong despite warnings of cooling market

Demand for passenger-to-freighter conversion slots remains strong despite recent warnings of a cooling cargo market, sources tell Ishka. more


in OEMs, Cargo & Engines

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


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

Airbus registers no new orders in quiet month for OEMs

August was a quiet month for the OEMS following a relatively busy July, with fewer aircraft orders for both Airbus and Boeng. more


in OEMs, Cargo & Engines

OEM Update: Airbus doubles Boeing’s July order tally

Airbus reported 401 gross orders throughout July, with 46 aircraft delivered to customers. Over the same period, Boeing’s gross orders (as logged on Boeing’s website) totalled 130, with 26 aircraft delivered. more


in OEMs, Cargo & Engines

Farnborough Freighter Focus: OEMs push in-house conversions

July’s Farnborough Airshow brought with it several developments in the freighter space, as the cargo market continues to attract new aircraft deals. more


in OEMs, Cargo & Engines

Ishka’s take on Farnborough 2022, from order misses to next-gen turboprops

This is Ishka’s take on last week’s headline announcements and some of their finer details, from a step change in the turboprop space to the Boeing vs Airbus order battle. more


in OEMs, Cargo & Engines

OEM Update: Airbus maintains lead over Boeing ahead of Farnborough Airshow

Ishka provides updates on Airbus and Boeing orders for June and takes a look at the lessor order backlog. more


in OEMs, Cargo & Engines

5-year-old aircraft values, Air India negotiates Airbus order, NAC completes restructuring

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


in Lessors & Asset managers , OEMs, Cargo & Engines

OEM orders: Airbus out delivers Boeing, 787 and A321XLR delays, and the lessor order backlog

Ishka takes a look at some of the issues impacting the two main OEMs and provides updates on the manufacturers’ lessor order backlog. more


in OEMs, Cargo & Engines

White paper: How much SAF would an A320 need to match an A320neo’s emissions?

In a guest white paper, FPG Amentum examines how much SAF (and how much money) it would take current-technology A320 and A330 operators to match the lower emissions of newer variants. more


in Technical Expertise , Modelling and Forecasting

Lawyer up: Commercial aviation court claims rise 50% since the start of Covid

Commercial claims related to aviation at the London Commercial Court are up approximately 50% year-on-year since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic, Ishka's analysis finds. more


in Aircraft Asset Profiles , Technical Expertise

Shared patterns: An analysis of 737s grounded over pickle forks

Ishka identifies 37 Boeing 737 NGs affected by ‘pickle fork’ cracks as over 1,000 aircraft reach the FAA’s inspection threshold. more


in Aircraft Asset Profiles , Airline Profiles , Technical Expertise

AWG addresses GATS questions with draft documentation

AWG has published GATS draft documentation ahead of its planned Q1 2020 release. In it, the organisation takes pains to address some of the common question that the market has had over its project. more


in Regulatory and Accounting , Technical Expertise , Aircraft Finance Market

MRO and engine constraints continue to be a concern

MRO (maintenance, repair and overhaul) shop delays are still a concern for lessors and airlines. more


in Technical Expertise , Aircraft Finance Market

Lessors wait for Rolls-Royce’s LessorCare

Rolls-Royce has responded to dissatisfaction from the leasing community about its aftercare support, with the launch of LessorCare - its new one-stop solution for lessors. more


in Technical Expertise , Aircraft Finance Market

Airlines neglect EU compensation rules at their peril

Carriers have fought EU compensation legislation bitterly since its introduction in 2005 more


in Regulatory and Accounting , Technical Expertise

Airlines charge lessors more for novations

As the world’s fleet increases, airlines are forced to spend time doing novations as lessors trade their aircraft. Ishka examines some of the challenges lessors and airlines face with novations. more


in Lessor finances , Regulatory and Accounting , Technical Expertise

Repossession risk report: Nigeria and Turkey

Anecdotal evidence suggests that aircraft repossessions are on the rise. Ishka looks at two of the more difficult jurisdictions to retrieve an aircraft from: Nigeria and Turkey. more


in Lessors and Lease Rates , Regulatory and Accounting , Technical Expertise

Airbus and Boeing experience a dip in twin-aisle orders

Ishka examines the state of each of the aircraft programmes across Airbus and Boeing’s product range, focusing on the twin-aisle market. more


in Aircraft Asset Profiles , Technical Expertise

Engine trouble: Are airlines paying too much for hourly maintenance deals?

Airlines may be paying more than they need to for their sale/leaseback engine hourly agreements. more


in Lessors and Lease Rates , Technical Expertise , Aircraft Finance Market

Aircraft retirements to put pressure on part out firms

An acceleration on fleet retirements up to 2020 is likely to increase pressure on part-out firms as the aftermarket for aircraft parts become depressed. more


in Technical Expertise , Aircraft Finance Market