Young operator analysis: Canadian Jetlines’ leasing plans
Canadian ultra-low cost carrier start-up Jetlines carrier needs to raise CAD50 million to launch its business. The carrier has attracted willing European equity but needs a government exemption on the current foreign ownership limits of 25% to 49%.The Ishka View is that there is a strong chance that the firm will receive the necessary exemption but there is a risk that further delays could spook the appetite of its foreign investors.
Capital structure: a driver of success for lessors?
Aircraft leasing is a capital intensive business but how much of a role does a lessor's capital structure play in determining its competitiveness in the marketplace? more
Capital markets outlook for lessors: going like hot cakes
Capital markets have been very receptive of aircraft lessors in recent years. Ishka looks at the 2018 activity and considers the possible trajectory of lessors' capital markets issuance in the near future. more