It is a busy time and right now the main things worrying most are the cost of recent ADs with compliance dates in May and the cost of avionics upgrades, FX risks have subsided somewhat but now it would be wise to add oil to the worry list as it is rising slowly again. Now all this should cause concern for any airline that is currently posting losses, as the going is only going to get tougher as we move through 2013. Additionally it should cause concern for lessors who have to ensure that aircraft are being upgraded and retrofitted.

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