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Boeing likely to offer airlines compensation for MAX groundings

Norwegian says it is "obvious" Boeing will pick up the bill for the cost of the MAX groundings, but how likely is it that airlines will receive compensation from the OEM? more

19/03/2019

in Airline Profiles , Aircraft Finance Market , Aircraft Asset Profiles

ISTAT: CDB Aviation chief argues this is the “beginning of the downturn”

A panel of leasing CEOs from GECAS, SMBC Aviation Capital, CDB Aviation and Air Lease Corporation debate whether the aviation finance industry is entering a downturn. more

18/03/2019

in Lessors and Lease Rates , Aircraft Finance Market

ALC’s declining China exposure

Optimism-driven growth was the main theme of Air Lease Corporation’s performance in 2018. But with gains from trading showing some softness across several top lessors, Ishka wonders if weakness in the secondary markets may be emerging. more

15/03/2019

in Lessors and Lease Rates , Aircraft Finance Market

Ethiopian MAX crash overshadows ISTAT conference

Chinese and Indonesian aviation authorities have grounded 737 MAX aircraft after the second crash in five months of a new MAX during take-off. more

11/03/2019

in Airline Profiles , Aircraft Finance Market

MUFG to acquire DVB’s aviation funds and finance arm

Japanese group MUFG is to acquire German DZ Bank’s aviation finance division as part of the dismantling of DVB Bank, DZ’s troubled transport finance business. Ishka analyses DVB AAM's managed fleet and the Deucalion aviation funds. more

08/03/2019

in Lessors and Lease Rates , Aircraft Finance Market

Could CMIG sell its aircraft leasing arm?

After missing a bond payment and having two real estate stakes frozen, CMIG is rumoured to be exploring selling off some of its subsidiaries, including its aircraft leasing arm, to meet its financial commitments. more

05/03/2019

in Lessors and Lease Rates , Aircraft Finance Market

AerCap Q4 FY2018: revenues fail to catch up to unprecedented fleet growth

AerCap's capex in 2018 was unprecedented, resulting in significant improvement of the lessor's fleet metrics. Yet full-year revenues largely failed to reflect the quality of the newly expanded fleet. Ishka explores the possible reasons. more

28/02/2019

in Lessors and Lease Rates , Aircraft Finance Market

Who is impacted by the 2019 JOLCO tax reforms?

Ishka summarises sections of the 2019 Japanese tax reform relevant to the JOL/JOLCO market and its potential effects on market participants. more

26/02/2019

in Regulatory and Accounting , Aircraft Finance Market

Turboprop leases rates: Fewer lessors help ATR and Q400 lease rates stabilise

In the past 12 months, turboprop lessors have seen lease rates stabilise for both ATR72-600 and Bombardier’s Dash 8 Q400. Ishka analyses the market performance of the two large turboprops and what lessors make of this slice of the market. more

25/02/2019

in Lessors and Lease Rates , Aircraft Finance Market

Don't underestimate the impact of IFRS 16 on airline balance sheets

In January a new accounting standard, IFRS 16, which puts operating leases on an airline’s balance sheet came into effect. Colin Sach, an aviation corporate finance adviser asks how the new accounting standard could impact airline fleet management. more

22/02/2019

in Regulatory and Accounting , Modelling and Forecasting , Aircraft Finance Market

Aircastle’s results overshadowed by Avianca Brazil concerns

Aircastle’s mostly positive results for the full year 2018 were overshadowed by the ongoing concerns for the fate of the lessor’s aircraft operated by Avianca Brazil. more

19/02/2019

in Lessors and Lease Rates , Regulatory and Accounting , Aircraft Finance Market

Merx refinances RISE ABS

Merx Aviation is in the market with a new $429.1 million aircraft securitisation, MAPS 2019-1 Limited which will refinance the 2014 RISE Ltd aircraft ABS transaction (RISE). more

18/02/2019

in Lessors and Lease Rates , Capital Markets , Aircraft Finance Market

Will JOLCO tax reforms impose higher costs for overseas lenders?

JOL/JOLCO lessors, offshore lenders and equity investors alike could be hit by upcoming Japanese tax reforms. more

11/02/2019

in Regulatory and Accounting , Aircraft Finance Market

Cape Town in India: Bill gathers dust as implementation falters

Hopes that India could soon introduce the Cape Town Convention into its domestic legislation have been dashed, with progress unlikely until at least mid-2019. more

05/02/2019

in Regulatory and Accounting , Aircraft Finance Market

Can aviation meet equity investors' return expectations?

Equity returns for leased aircraft continue to tighten. more

04/02/2019

in Capital Markets , Investor Education , Aircraft Finance Market

Will lessors and lenders stick to their New Year resolutions?

Aircraft lessors and financiers indicate a greater resolve in trying to preserve returns for 2019. more

29/01/2019

in Lessors and Lease Rates , Modelling and Forecasting , Aircraft Finance Market

Ishka extends its Deal of the Year Awards submission deadline

Following requests, Ishka is extending its Deal of the Year Awards submission deadline to 7th February 2019. more

24/01/2019

in Aircraft Finance Market

How big is the JOL and JOLCO market?

Although JOLs and JOLCOs have been two of the most commonly used tax leases in the market in recent years, market chatter indicates an end to the days of plenty. more

15/01/2019

in Aircraft Finance Market

Reminder: Ishka invites Deals of the Year Award submissions

Ishka is now accepting submissions for its Deal of the Year Awards. more

13/01/2019

in Aircraft Finance Market

Ishka invites Deals of the Year Award submissions

Ishka is now accepting submissions for its Deal of the Year Awards. more

04/01/2019

in Aircraft Finance Market

More bad news for DR Peters’ A380s

Air France will return five A380s to the German asset manager at the end of their leases. more

20/12/2018

in Aircraft Asset Profiles , Lessors and Lease Rates , Investor Education , Aircraft Finance Market

No longer freight-ened by cargo?

A survey by ATOZ Aviation Finance reveals lenders are relaxing their attitudes towards funding freighter widebodies. more

18/12/2018

in Aircraft Asset Profiles , Aircraft Finance Market

US aircraft lessor ACG gains traction with ECA-like product

Ishka examines ACG’s private aviation finance guarantee programme, AFS. more

13/12/2018

in Aircraft Asset Profiles , Aircraft Finance Market

Anatomy of a deal: Korean pension fund buys into ANA B777 mezz debt

Detailed market intelligence on lease rates, loans, and asset values, from Ishka. more

10/12/2018

in Aircraft Asset Profiles , Lessors and Lease Rates , Investor Education , Aircraft Finance Market

Ishka research update: Nepal Airlines struggles with $233m cost of new A330s

Detailed market intelligence on lease rates, loans, and asset values, from Ishka. more

04/12/2018

in Aircraft Asset Profiles , Airline Profiles , Aircraft Finance Market

Emirates Cargo wins $8.9m for failed B737 freighter delivery

Aero Acquisitions never completed the freighter conversion or delivered the aircraft. more

27/11/2018

in Lessors and Lease Rates , Aircraft Finance Market

Alitalia fails to take leased engine delivery

Dispute with Aircraft Engine Lease Finance Limited could be costly for an insolvent carrier. more

22/11/2018

in Airline Profiles , Aircraft Finance Market

German investors struggle to overcome USD hedging hurdles

Ishka panellists at the Ishka Frankfurt conference state rising hedging costs are keeping many German investors away from aviation. more

19/11/2018

in Investor Education , Aircraft Finance Market

Lessor chiefs react to promise of hard winter for airlines

Major leasing companies remain cautiously optimistic about their businesses. more

14/11/2018

in Lessors and Lease Rates , Aircraft Finance Market

Ishka NY Investival: Investors debate aircraft leasing risks and returns

An influx of capital penetrates the market for mid-life and older aircraft. more

12/11/2018

in Capital Markets , Aircraft Finance Market

Canada Jetlines breaches Boeing contract with A320 leases

The new carrier terminated its B737 MAX order to lease A320s from AerCap. more

08/11/2018

in Lessors and Lease Rates , Airline Profiles , Aircraft Finance Market

Ishka research round-up: Finnair leases A350-900 for $1.115m

Detailed market intelligence on lease rates, loans, and asset values, from Ishka. more

30/10/2018

in Aircraft Asset Profiles , Lessors and Lease Rates , Airline Profiles , Aircraft Finance Market

Ishka research round-up: Goshawk’s 100% B787-9 financing

Detailed market intelligence on lease rates, loans, and asset values, from Ishka. more

23/10/2018

in Aircraft Asset Profiles , Lessors and Lease Rates , Aircraft Finance Market

New aviation fund watch: Cross Ocean Partners, Investec and Sirius

Ishka examines four recent debt and equity aviation funds that have launched in the space. more

19/10/2018

in Aircraft Finance Market

Ishka research round-up: SAS A320neos leased for $345,620

Detailed market intelligence on lease rates, loans, and asset values, from Ishka. more

15/10/2018

in Aircraft Asset Profiles , Lessors and Lease Rates , 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

12/10/2018

in Technical Expertise , Aircraft Finance Market

How long will China remain 'closed for business' for Boeing?

Chinese airlines have been conspicuous in their avoidance of direct aircraft orders with Boeing as the trade war heats up between China and the US. more

09/10/2018

in Regulatory and Accounting , Aircraft Finance Market

GATS: Lessors innovate to solve lease novation problem

GATS, The Global Aircraft Trading System, is the aviation finance industry’s answer to the problem of lease novations when trading aircraft. more

04/10/2018

in Lessors and Lease Rates , Aircraft Finance Market

Lessor CEOs turn guns on OEMs

Lessor CEOs at ISTAT’s EMEA conference in Prague last week, reflect on the relationship between OEMs and lessors. more

02/10/2018

in Lessors and Lease Rates , Aircraft Finance Market

ISTAT EMEA: Early signs of a downturn?

Aircraft lessor chiefs cited rising fuel costs, increasing interest rates, labour tensions and currency depreciation as danger signs for the industry. more

30/09/2018

in Aircraft Finance Market

ISTAT EMEA: ALC outlines mid-life ABS strategy

“The idea is that there is a ton of value in these leases. When we were selling to other people they were profiting from them. We no longer want to do that.” more

27/09/2018

in Lessors and Lease Rates , Aircraft Finance Market

Q2 2018: FLY continues AirAsia portfolio sell down

Q2 2018 reporting by FLY Leasing is the industry’s first opportunity to assess the effect of the lessor’s bold decision to acquire the AirAsia portfolio. more

23/09/2018

in Lessors and Lease Rates , Aircraft Finance Market

CIT veterans launch new leasing platform: Zephyrus Aviation Capital

The 21-aircraft platform plans to expand to up to 75 aircraft within 18 months. more

20/09/2018

in Lessors and Lease Rates , Aircraft Finance Market

Investing in Japan: JOL and JOLCOs go “mainstream”

Demand has seen pricing for JOLCO and JOL products tighten while Japanese retail investors are, cautiously, open to a wider group of aviation credits. more

17/09/2018

in Aircraft Finance Market

Boeing and Marsh sued over AFIC insurance product

Xavian Insurance alleges that Mash and Boeing have ‘misappropriated’ trade secrets. more

14/09/2018

in Aircraft Finance Market

ALC Q2 2018: a case of rational exuberance?

ALC is entering a period of unprecedentedly fast growth and is earmarking $8.5 billion for the expansion of the platform over the next 18 months. more

12/09/2018

in Lessors and Lease Rates , Aircraft Finance Market

Hong Kong Investival: Chinese real estate investors explore aviation

A motivated base of Chinese institutional investors is looking for non-real estate debt opportunities creating hopes for alternative asset classes such as aviation. more

10/09/2018

in Lessors and Lease Rates , Aircraft Finance Market

Ishka research round-up: El Al closes $145m 787-9 JOLCO

Detailed market intelligence on lease rates, loans, and asset values, from Ishka. more

09/09/2018

in Aircraft Finance Market



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