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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

Ishka research round-up: AerCap sells A319s for $20.3m

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

27/08/2018

in Lessors and Lease Rates , Aircraft Finance Market

Ishka research round-up: GECAS sells CRJs for $8.5m each

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

20/08/2018

in Lessors and Lease Rates , Aircraft Finance Market

Ishka research round-up: Intrepid makes $105m on three widebody sales

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

14/08/2018

in Lessors and Lease Rates , Aircraft Finance Market

Ishka’s market research round-up: CALC’s 1.2% finance lease

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

07/08/2018

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

UKEF closes first Airbus deal since 2015

UKEF supported the export of two A330s to RwandAir in 1Q 2018. more

31/07/2018

in Aircraft Finance Market

ASU rate rise surprise

Ishka examines why ECA premiums are rising despite the fact secured bank loan margins for aircraft appear to be getting cheaper. more

24/07/2018

in Aircraft Finance Market

Enders wants 50% of regional jet market with A220

Ishka provides a round-up on Airbus’ investor call from the Farnborough air show. more

23/07/2018

in Aircraft Finance Market

Dublin Festival 2018: Is risk being priced appropriately in aircraft finance?

Are investors pricing risk appropriately in aviation finance? Ishka explores the debate generated at the Ishka Dublin Aviation Finance Festival. more

06/07/2018

in Aircraft Finance Market

Intrepid: what exactly have Amedeo acquired?

Ishka looks at Intrepid's fleet financing arrangements. more

03/07/2018

in Lessors and Lease Rates , Aircraft Finance Market

Intrepid and Sky Leasing purchases bode well for more leasing platforms sales

Dickon Harris offers highlights from Ishka’s Dublin festival. more

02/07/2018

in Aircraft Finance Market

FastJet comes off life support (again)

The LCC is fighting for its life, Ishka looks at the carrier’s fleet financing arrangements. more

29/06/2018

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

Lessors forced to wait for MRO slots

A spike in MRO activity is forcing aircraft lessors to wait for availability to overhaul aircraft and engines. more

25/06/2018

in Lessors and Lease Rates , Aviation financings , Aircraft Finance Market

Castlelake to acquire 23 aircraft for fifth ABS

Aircraft fund manager returns to the ABS market with CLAS 2018-1. more

05/06/2018

in Lessors and Lease Rates , Aviation financings , Aircraft Finance Market

FX issues dampen Korean investor demand

Cost of currency swaps is making senior debt uneconomic for Korean investors. more

31/05/2018

in Capital Markets , Aircraft Finance Market

Rising swap rates put further pressure on returns

As 5-year USD swaps broke the 3% barrier last week Ishka examines what impact this is having on new aircraft leases. more

18/05/2018

in Aircraft Finance Market

Equity returns squeezed for leased aircraft

Investors report to Ishka that equity returns are compressing for leased aircraft. more

17/05/2018

in Lessors and Lease Rates , Aircraft Finance Market

Is new equity here to stay?

Ishka reports from ISTAT’s Asia event in Singapore. more

11/05/2018

in Capital Markets , Investor Education , Aircraft Finance Market

Norwegian plans to divest up to 140 aircraft

The low-cost carrier wants to free up its balance sheet and reduce costs by moving away from operating leases. more

30/04/2018

in Airline Profiles , Aircraft Finance Market

Aviation Schuldschein: NAC repeats issue, no new entrants

Nordic Aviation Capital returns to the Schuldschein market with a $105 million issuance. more

19/04/2018

in Capital Markets , Aircraft Finance Market

The hidden rationale behind IAG’s potential bid for Norwegian

Ishka examines why IAG may be planning to take over a vulnerable Norwegian Air Shuttle. more

13/04/2018

in Airline Profiles , Ishka insights , Aircraft Finance Market



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