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Calm before the storm?

Calm before the storm?

🕔11:29, 8.Dec 2016

IATA and Fitch Ratings have commented on the strong year for airlines and are predicting another good year for 2017, but are the clouds gathering on the horizon? The mood in the industry today is turning more cautious. Expectations are

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OPEC agreement solidifies expectations of a harder 2017 for airlines, but it is a mixed bag

OPEC agreement solidifies expectations of a harder 2017 for airlines, but it is a mixed bag

🕔15:25, 1.Dec 2016

Oil prices rose over 8% across the board yesterday as OPEC agreed to cut production by 1.2 million barrels a day from 33.6 million – the first agreement in some seven years. The expectation now is that non-OPEC producers will

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THY – Finally A330 aircraft are released into the market

THY – Finally A330 aircraft are released into the market

🕔15:59, 29.Nov 2016

Well here we are on the cusp of December and no doubt a very interesting 2017. Next year, what are the main issues we should be worrying about? Well, the same things that we usually worry about: political instability and

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WTO rules on Boeing 777X subsidies

WTO rules on Boeing 777X subsidies

🕔10:14, 28.Nov 2016

The World Trade Organisation (WTO) has ruled today that Boeing has received illegal state tax breaks from the US Government in 2013 to produce the 777X. The US has been ordered to withdraw illegal state tax breaks for Boeing within

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A change at the top for Boeing; Gazprom Leasing; and Labrador ABS rated

A change at the top for Boeing; Gazprom Leasing; and Labrador ABS rated

🕔15:05, 23.Nov 2016

Boeing finally put an end to the rumours that have engulfed Seattle for the past few months with the news that Ray Conner is to be replaced as president and head of commercial airplanes with Kevin McAllister, an ex-GE man

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Sisson and Wegel launch AVi8 Air Capital

Sisson and Wegel launch AVi8 Air Capital

🕔11:42, 21.Nov 2016

Two aviation industry leaders have launched a new commercial aircraft leasing company, AVi8 Air Capital, which will be headquartered in Dublin with a commercial office in Miami. Co-founders, Ray Sisson will serve as the company’s Executive Chairman, while Ed Wegel

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Goshawk closes first unsecured Schuldschein; new notes issuance from Bombardier

Goshawk closes first unsecured Schuldschein; new notes issuance from Bombardier

🕔16:55, 17.Nov 2016

Goshawk Aviation has completed its debut unsecured US$95 million Schuldschein issuance. The issuance consists of three- and five-year tranches and proceeds will be used for general corporate purposes. Launched at US$75 million, the issue was significantly oversubscribed and was increased

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United strategy impresses; Blackbird ABS sets new records

United strategy impresses; Blackbird ABS sets new records

🕔17:27, 16.Nov 2016

United Airlines is moving to protect its market share from the ultra-low-cost carriers (ULCCs) with the further segmentation of the cabin with the introduction of a basic economy product. This will involve no carry-on luggage in overhead bins, no seat

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Cast your votes for the Aviation 100 Awards

Cast your votes for the Aviation 100 Awards

🕔15:19, 15.Nov 2016

The Aviation 100 Awards survey will remain open for a few more weeks and we desperately need your votes to ensure we have a representative view of the state of the industry. Every vote counts so please do take a

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Wikoff to leave AerCap

Wikoff to leave AerCap

🕔22:53, 14.Nov 2016

AerCap has announced today that John Wikoff will be stepping down as Head of Investor Relations and transfer this position to Brian Canniffe. Wikoff joined AerCap in November 2014 to assume the role of Head of Investor Relations. Prior to

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