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  • Moving into new territory

    Arnaud Fiscel, head of transportation at Bank of China’s London office, tells AFJ about the bank’s aircraft financing strategy and its recent support of the leasing industry.

  • Natixis sees frothy ABS market

    Gareth John, the French bank’s global head of aviation, tells Jack Dutton why is not too concerned about interest rates this year.

  • A380: Chronicle of a death foretold

    Airbus’s decision to halt A380 production from 2021 made headlines around the world, but in truth the programme has been on death’s door for many years, arguably even since the aircraft entered service late and significantly over budget in 2007.

  • New aircraft, fewer airlines and lessor consolidation

    Appraisers discuss what lies ahead in 2019.

  • SLB strategy is unsustainable: Avolon

    Avolon’s CEO Domhnal Slattery says the level of competition in the sale-and-leaseback segment of the market has been raised to the point where many established lessors have reduced their acquisition volumes from this channel.

  • Analysis: Mid-life-focused Centrus considers new aircraft

    Despite its focus on acquiring mid-life narrowbodies, new lessor Centrus Aviation Capital may also consider new aircraft, according to managing director Bill Cumberlidge.

  • Analysis: ABS activity on course to surpass 2017 record

    Average size of this year’s issuances is up from last year.

  • Opinion: Challenges for new ATR CEO

    Converting aircraft MoU signed at Farnborough will be one of the priorites but Bortoli's challenges may be similar to his predecessors: control of the supply chain, deliver around 80 aircraft a year and improve the ATR models, including certification of the ATR42-600 model in China.

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