Leasing Business


Sustained low oil price and speculative orders could create future problems, helicopter lessor claims


Boeing's new chief; Q400 milestone; CAS in 75 aircraft Airbus deal


Quantum and Palma to finance IAFC's Saudia deal


GECAS launches Boeing 737-800NG passenger-to-freighter conversion program


Carriers lead the way in Paris ordering, boosted by Wizzair's last minute Airbus MOU


Aircraft lessors take lead in Paris cooling off process


Q1 lessor results buoyed by falling financing costs


Quoted aircraft lessors analysed


The industry-facing functions that aircraft lessors play


Avolon reaffirms 25 year aircraft retirement age despite low fuel price environment


BOC Aviation diversifies funding sources with conversion to GMTN programme


Ryanair issues bond; COMAC receives order for 30 regional jets


Airbus run rates; Boeing's 747 order; Embraer results


$1.3 billion excess capital between 2015-2017 will give AerCap options


In this issue


Unsecured note issuance is an attractive medium term funding model for aircraft lessors, and airlines


Aircastle upsizes revolving credit facility; GECAS income up 17%; BOC opts for CFM engines; Avolon attracts analysts


In this issue


AerGen to initially use a mix of equity and bank debt to grow 100 aircraft portfolio


Why aircraft lessors are loved in capital markets


Boeing and Airbus break delivery records in 2014; Airbus launches extended range A321neo


AWAS portfolio sale; AerCap's China Southern deal; Lessor notes issuances; GECAS buys turboprops


Three unexplored niche lessor business models that could work, in the light of Milestone


Aircastle describes its changing leasing business model strategy to investors


Profile of Asset Management in a leasing company


BOC Aviation's funding diversification strategy: ABS options on the horizon


Avolon enters the ABS market


The implications of ACG vs Olympic for lessors and lessees


Are traditional leasing models under threat?


The key insights for leasing industry investors from public lessor conference calls


Hannahs: S&P's 'standardized methodology' doesn't take ACG's sophisticated risk management practices into account


Structural shift in aircraft financing giving advantage to lessors with access to unsecured debt


Altitude Aircraft Leasing's revived IPO plans show Singapore's appeal for aviation trusts


GECAS: pioneering new electronic frontiers in lease transitioning


MAX momentum builds further


Aviation Capital Group confirms $450 million LEAP-1A engine order for A320neos


Avolon's reasons for becoming a launch lessor of the MAX and the NEO


Leading lessor wins rating upgrade


'The airline industry as we know it will continue to need current production A320s and NGs long into the future'


'Sell or hold?': the question at individual asset level that's facing engine lessors, says Jon Sharp of ELF


In this issue: are capital markets once again becoming a viable financing alternative?


Aercap's CEO: 'There is still real money to be made by prudent lessors'


Is shipping a warning signal for aircraft assets?


In this issue: "a positive for investment in the right place in the aviation finance complex"


Norwegian Air Shuttle plans dynamic asset management


Milestone orders 16 helicopters from Eurocopter, and leases 5 helicopters to Bristow Group.


RBS deal likely to sharpen investor focus on modern generation portfolios says JP Morgan


Sumitomo RBSA acquisition for $7.3 bn. of major significance to aircraft leasing sector


GIC's $300 million investment likely to see bulk of Avolon's planned 150 strong fleet deployed in Asia-Pacific within 3 years - Slattery


Aircraft Transitioning: a cutting edge service potential for aviation finance


The colossal airplane order announced by American Airlines for 460 jets triggers two new factors in aviation finance

 

Goshawk, with a fleet of 60 already, spreads its wings in hunt to become a premier leasing company


FLY's fleet transitioning


FLY speeds up fleet renewal strategy with sale of 33 aircraft


Wizzair order for 110 A321neos, leaves PAS 2015 order book in line with Farnborough 2014


Paris Air Show themes


Asia-Pacific embraces leasing


Waypoint; Strong growth in lease agreements in Q1; FLY cuts 0.75 p.c.off loan


Aviation Investment Indicators: share prices end first quarter strongly


AerCap 20-F filing gives insight into ILFC integration


Emirates' ECA-backed Sukuk; CALC's results


FLY Leasing


Avolon messaging


Aircraft Lessors Outlook: 'We don't view limited capacity growth as problematic'


Should airlines buy or lease aircraft ?


FLY grows 22% in 2014, Waypoint portfolio reaches 95 helicopters; Asiana's Airbus order


S&P assigns A (sf) rating to DVB aircraft lease platform securitisation valued at $667 million


IDA Ireland launches video promoting Ireland as aircraft leasing centre


Kelly: Value creation, not scale, the deal driver for AerCap


Leasing industry commitments grow


Moody's upgrades Aircastle and two AerCap ABS transactions


CALC to offer value-added aircraft end-of-life service


Kroll on the leasing sector's fundamentals


How Boeing's MAX 200 can be a game changer for LCC unit costs


Lessor strategies


AWAS 100 plane portfolio sale puts big trading play into the market


From 2013's wargame to 2014's reality - AerCap's acquisition of ILFC


Better value in secondary market purchases rather than from new orders says Wainshal


Bombardier C Series should now be on leasing radars


Aircraft leasing 2013 - managing residuals, the boom towns of the East and high cost mezzanine finance


Inspections, defects and aircraft delivery - a plague on all houses


Research paper argues that standard aircraft retirement age of 25 will remain the norm


Willis Lease Finance continues to successfully tap ABS market on the back of engine leases


ICBC Leasing orders 50 Airbus A320s to be managed out of Irish office


Wide body order cancellations


'Lessors will increasingly go for unsecured financing'


The milestone deal for Misubishi's Regional Jet with SkyWest


Ex-Im Bank's 2012 strategy


Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corp completes acquisition of RBS Aviation Capital to create SMBC Aviation Capital


EVA Airways to upgrade fleet with seven Boeing 777s


Engines are holding their value longer - Dickerson


Prudence the watchword, for lessors, OEMS, and airlines


Asset trades continue in leasing industry


Fears of aircraft overproduction highlighted as lessors repossess planes


The supply and demand equation for aircraft


Helicopter leasing firms in growth phase


Doric-like structures for Boeing 787s?


Morgan Stanley expresses confidence in long term prospects of the aircraft leasing sector


Key 2012 issues for aircraft lessors


Why leasing is more profitable, and less risky


Leasing can provide an attractive investment opportunity for long-term equity investors: Forsberg.


 

 

Aviation Finance Special Features

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