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  • NAC secures $500m after reaching creditors agreement

    Lessor names senior advisor Norm Liu as president in conjunction with the new available capital, Airfinance Journal reveals.

  • Exclusive: IAI, Etihad secure 777-300ERSF customer

    In August, IAI signed an agreement with Etihad Engineering to establish a passenger-to-freighter conversion site for Boeing 777-3000ER aircraft in Abu Dhabi.

  • Interview: ACS eyes further growth with new investment vehicle

    The lessor is targeting $500 million of equity capital to acquire another 80 to 100 mid-life aircraft.

  • Airlines still wary of GATS

    Experts talk about the challenges that remain when hoping to convince airlines that their leased aircraft should be moved onto the GATS ledger.

  • Biden administration targets 20% drop in aviation emissions

    The White House measures include a proposed sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) tax credit on fuels as part of the Build Back Better Agenda that achieves at least a 50% drop in "lifecycle greenhouse gas...

  • Insights from Airline Top 100 - 2021

    Airfinance Journal has just published ‘Airline Top 100’, its annual survey of the intrinsic financial strength of the world’s top airlines. We are delighted to share the key findings of the report...

  • Analysis: How did Jet2 finance its previous orderbook?

    UK leisure carrier previously ordered 34 Boeing 737-800s. Airfinance Journal Deal Tracker shows the financings closed over the 2016-19 period.

  • AFJ Exclusive: Lessor places first direct OEM order

    Los Angeles- and Dublin-based aircraft leasing company Griffin Global Asset Management has placed its first direct order with an original equipment manufacturer.

  • Court backs Aeromexico Max leases

    The LEAP-1B27-engine aircraft are scheduled to deliver from October this year.

  • CDB Aviation schedules 26 deliveries through year-end

    Competition from lessors and other investors remains heightened "for the placement of new and used aircraft, as well as sale and leaseback (SLB) transactions", says lessor parent.

  • With Sputnik and high yields through the pandemic

    With the exception of one lessor, Air Astana was able to obtain deferral and/or lease reductions from all its aircraft suppliers, ‘vindicating’ long standing relationships forged since the airline’s...

  • Israel prepares additional state support for El Al

    Support will be in addition to funding already provided by the government to El Al.

  • Orderbook positions us for recovery phase: Goshawk

    Goshawk's CEO Ruth Kelly talk to Airfinance Journal about the lessor's growth plans with the 40 narrowbody aircraft orderbook. Deliveries are deliveries scheduled between 2023 and 2025.

  • Cathay liquidity is ‘very strong’ – Merlin Swire

    Swire Pacific chairman praises “the very significant restructuring” the Hong Kong flag carrier has undergone, notwithstanding significant new half-year operating losses reported earlier this week.

  • Analysis: Banks remain conservative in lending

    Bank appetite for the aircraft leasing business has decreased in the post-Covid-19 pandemic era.

  • US airlines target liquidity after hard Covid lessons - AFJ North America

    "In hindsight, we would like to have known the US Treasury’s timeline. I learned how important it is to have uniform transactions," said American Airlines' treasurer at AFJ North America in Miami.

  • Interview: Bain focuses on Virgin Australia fleet savings

    Matthew Evans, a managing director at Bain Capital and a member of the wider team of senior partners and investment professionals working on the deal, discusses the Virgin Atlantic acquisition, fleet...

  • Air Austral finances A220s

    French island territory carrier, which took delivery of its first A220 on 27 July, secures financing for three-aircraft fleet.

  • Jetblue turns $64m profit on PSP funds

    Load factor improved to 79.2% from 33.8% in the year-earlier period.

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