About Aviation Deal Tracker | Airfinance Journal

About Aviation Deal Tracker | Airfinance Journal

Airfinance Journal Deals Methodology

What is a deal?

A deal in the report is considered as a finalized transaction (mandated or closed) between one or more financial institutions and an airline or leasing company borrower/issuer. It can be backed by certain assets or not.

Some of the basic deal parameters which are analyzed on the report are:

  • Secured: The deal has collateral associated
  • Unsecured: The deal has no collateral associated 
  • Refinanced: The deal is to repay another loan 
  • New financing: The deal is not intended to repay another one 
  • Capital markets: The Capital source comes from the debt or the equity capital markets 
  • Non capital market sources: The capital source is a bank, a credit society, a hedge fund or another non-public source
  • Aircraft purchase: The funds are to buy aircraft 
  • General corporate purposes: the funds are for general purposes, including gaining liquidity, financing equipment, buildings, etc


Country/Region

The country is where the borrower/issuer/lesseeis based. 


Deal categories

Commercial Loans

Commercial loan category includes the following subtypes:



Debt Capital Markets

Commercial loan category includes the following subtypes:



Structured Operating lease/ Tax Lease

Includes the following subtypes:



Export Credit

Includes the following subtypes:



Operating lease

Includes the following subtypes:



Equity capital markets

Includes the following subtypes:





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