In the March 21st edition: The implications of the Boeing MAX8 tragedy and what can and must be done; In the meantime, trends across the aviation finance universe show that life goes on, even as participants reflect on the crisis that has beset Boeing’s new aircraft programme. Avolon’s inaugural term-loan facility, launched at $300 million was increased to $500 million; Orix Aviation has revealed big plans for its own fleet growth to 320 aircraft by 2021; and Boeing and Airbus have received confirmed orders from Lufthansa Group for 20 787-9 Dreamliners and from Taiwanese start-up StarLux for 17 Airbus A350 XWBs.