Leasing Business

Fly outlines plans to manage AirAsia concentration risk

Despite increasing run rates a glut of narrowbody aircraft unlikely to materialise

JOLCO market still rising

Stellwagen MBO will see company return to 'aggressive' growth

Commercial UAVs a new frontier in aviation leasing

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


Rising interest rates are potentially good news - but only for those who really know what they are doing

CALC's 'asset-light' business model; SMBC AC's poised for further growth as capital injection finalised

BBAM negotiates 132 aircraft deal with AirAsia

Amedeo hopes to 'Uberize' air transport with new business model for A380

CDB Aviation puts final pieces in place for a full international platform

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.