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Pre-crisis headwinds

Pre-crisis headwinds

🕔22:51, 3.Dec 2018

Scope has an interesting report out today that states, ahead of a crisis situation, aircraft valuations begin to narrow as market players become less discriminating in valuing different versions of aircraft models. “Our analysis of 26 years of data shows

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WOW Air returns four aircraft; warns on Q4 earnings

WOW Air returns four aircraft; warns on Q4 earnings

🕔00:14, 29.Nov 2018

WOW air has confirmed that it is downsizing its fleet by two Airbus A320 aircraft and two Airbus A330 aircraft in cooperation with its lessors. Wow says that this is “a part of necessary restructuring of the airline and to

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First all-cargo aircraft ABS launched

First all-cargo aircraft ABS launched

🕔22:14, 19.Nov 2018

Vx Capital Partners launched the first all-cargo aircraft asset backed securitisation (ABS) last week. Offering $189 million of loans in three tranches: $138.5 million of class A loans, with a 55.4% loan-to-value ratio, which are rated A by Kroll; $35.5

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James Meyler named as CEO of ORIX Aviation

James Meyler named as CEO of ORIX Aviation

🕔15:24, 13.Nov 2018

ORIX Aviation has officially announced that James Meyler will succeed David Power as the CEO of the ORIX Aviation Group. ORIX Aviation last week successfully concluded its acquisition of a 30% stake in Avolon. Meyler is currently CEO of ORIX

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Bombardier’s return to its core business jet unit gains pace

Bombardier’s return to its core business jet unit gains pace

🕔01:38, 12.Nov 2018

Bombardier announced the sale of its Q Series line on November 8 as part of its continuing mission to cut costs and refocus its efforts on its profit-making business jet unit. The sale of the Q Series programme, which covers

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Boeing warns of possible fault flight control software on the 737 Max

Boeing warns of possible fault flight control software on the 737 Max

🕔13:55, 7.Nov 2018

In a statement on its website, Boeing says that initial findings from the investigation into the crash of Lion Air Flight JT 610 by the Indonesian National Transportation Safety Committee indicated that the aircraft experienced “erroneous input from one of

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Another ABS deal: BBAM launches Horizon 2018-1

Another ABS deal: BBAM launches Horizon 2018-1

🕔09:48, 6.Nov 2018

The seemingly endless popularity of the aviation asset backed securitisation (ABS) product continues with the launch of a new deal from BBAM Aviation Services. The $612.1 million Horizon Aircraft Finance I ABS is offered in three tranches of notes secured

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MAEL opts for CVA

MAEL opts for CVA

🕔14:44, 26.Oct 2018

Today, our offices received notice of a proposed Customer Voluntary Arrangement (CVA) agreement from insolvency practitioners, Smith & Williamson, acting on behalf of Monarch Aircraft Engineering Limited (MAEL). The letters states that more than 10% of the company’s creditors have

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Thank you NYC

Thank you NYC

🕔15:04, 19.Oct 2018

After two great days of debate, sharing ideas and networking on and off the stage at Airline Economics Growth Frontiers New York event, the team would like to thank all of our sponsors, speakers and delegates who contributed to its

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Watch Live: Airline Economics Growth Frontiers New York 2018

Watch Live: Airline Economics Growth Frontiers New York 2018

🕔15:08, 17.Oct 2018

If you can’t make the Airline Economics Growth Frontiers New York 2018 Conference, then Airline Economics will bring it to you. Airline Economics New York Growth Frontiers is currently streaming live: Access here: http://www.ustream.tv/channel/sDeNggx58Ny All major sessions and panels will

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