Perspectives


Bigger returns, not a bigger fleet, the key ambition for SMBC Aviation Capital


The US election and its relevance to aviation


Chinese lessors making their mark as 'more and more aircraft are being maintained better and flying longer'


Amedeo CEO says ROI in aviaton assets could drop to around 8% in longer-term


Nordic's regional jet buying spree over 'for now'


Opportunistic Aerolease ready for more deals following its first direct OEM order for the all-new technology MRJ


In-house lessor on in-house leasing


Interview: Intrepid's new CEO on its business model and on its successes in re-placing aircraft leased to Skymark Airlines


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


Onward and upwards: 2015 New Year Industry Snapshot


Olympic Airlines decision reassuring for aircraft lessors


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


'Nobody goes there anymore, it's too crowded'


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


Aviation, finance, and the leasing dimension - Dick Forsberg's calls for 2014


GECAS' president on the macro issues facing aviation and the leasing market


'Existing aircraft values will hold up despite wave of new entries'


'Most airlines are using their strong cash flow to get their balance sheets right, reducing their financing costs and looking to give cash back to their investors'


Ireland's Minister for Finance outlines strategy for the country's aviation future


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


The background to Japan's resurgence in aircraft financing


Amentum Capital's third party asset and investment strategy


Apollo Aviation's new $595 million aviation fund


Dawn of ‘a golden age’ in aircraft finance


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


The success of Investec's second aircraft fund demonstrates investor appetite for a low correlated asset class


SMBC Aviation Capital's Peter Barrett on the lessors' expansion plans


Are rumours of the demise of European banks exaggerated? Aviation Finance spoke to BNPP's Eric Eugene to find out


Long term trends for aircraft lessors are favourable, but they have some near term issues to contend with: Fitch


Quickfire interview: Ryanair's CFO on airline treasury and financing issues in 2012


ICBC Leasing - the $2 billion dollar backed start up


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


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


'History shows that human ingenuity has always come up with financing sources and that aircraft for reasonable credits always attract finance' - Colm Barrington


Outlook for 2012: airlines, lessors and OEMs need to work together to offset multiple risks such as a possible OEM bubble, new ECA rules and constraints on liquidity


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


Opportunity for those with solutions as a new aircraft financing gap opens up

 

Aergo Capital's plan for recessionary times - 'a nimble Sunseeker powerboat operating in a sea of tankers'


GECAS' strategy to rightsize its cradle-to-grave leasing model


'Like a parent watching a child take its first steps' - Embraer's John Slattery on the launch of the E2


'Operating lease killer' offers innovative secured aircraft funding model to airlines in $5bn plan


'Private EETCs can offer compelling pricing for fleet financing'


Slattery: Increased M&A activity inevitable as lessors search for scale


Some Chinese lessors doing 'crazy stuff on pricing' in rapidly growing market


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


African carriers spread their wings


SMBC AC's CEO on its MAX and NEO orders - and the rest of SMBC Aviation Capital's growth strategy


Aircraft lease securitisation: structures evolve as issuance returns


Interview: IASB-FASB on lease accounting, as new standard begins to take final shape


How the markets for finance rebounded in 2013, and what we are we seeing for 2014 and beyond


Capital markets funding is critical to the continued expansion of the aviation sector


Liquidity - too much of a good thing?


How Boeing's aircraft markets monitoring methodology works, and why it's saying that the market is currently 'very healthy'


Internationalisation of EETCs eases aircraft financing concerns


Airports and Airlines: the gains to be made by a more productive working relationship


Aviation finance in Asia: the new frontier


Waypoint weighs into helicopter leasing


Ryanair's Treasurer on the financing background to the carrier's $15.6 billion Boeing 737 NG order


LTVs recovered from post crisis lows but still off peak


Widebody market ready for the taking


DVB’s 2013 outlook: we need to prepare for 'significant tectonic moves that have already begun to crystallise'


The dawn of a golden age in aviation


Doric looking to apply DNA template beyond the A380


ABS backed by jet engines: a stable and low cost way of raising finance


'Lessors will increasingly go for unsecured financing'


Ex-Im Bank's 2012 strategy


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


'With three generations of planes out there, anyone buying classics has a potential greater residual risk'


Engines are holding their value longer - Dickerson


GECAS highlights opportunities in Africa and launches aviation resource network


The 2012 aviation financing environment - an operating lessor's perspective


Will the MAX and NEO be game-changers? The first lessor to order both the Max and the NEO gives the views of Aviation Capital Group


Embraer's mid market strategy, as it surpasses 1,000 sales


 

 

Aviation Finance Special Features

Aviation Finance special features