Ishka Insights: indispensable analysis and opinion

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