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  • Jack and Tanner leave Erste Bank

    Robert Jack and Stewart Tanner are leaving Erste Bank after more than 20 years with the Austrian financier.

  • Brazil approves Boeing-Embraer tie-up

    Brazil’s new government under president Jair Bolsonaro has approved Boeing’s takeover of 80% of Embraer’s commercial aircraft operations.

  • DVB sale could close in January

    The sale of DVB Bank’s aviation division could be agreed as early as this month, according to sources.

  • Jet Airways banks on rescue loan

    Jet Airways’ money worries continue.

  • Airbus achieves 800 deliveries in 2018

    Last year's Airbus deliveries are 82 units up from 2017.

  • KKR-backed lessor to cover ‘all sectors of the market’: Altavair

    KKR’s $1 billion investment into Altavair AirFinance to establish a leasing portfolio will target a broad spectrum of assets, according the lessor’s chief executive officer, Steve Rimmer.

  • KKR invests $1bn in new leasing platform

    US private equity firm KKR is partnering with, and investing in, Altavair AirFinance to establish an aircraft leasing portfolio.

  • Rolls-Royce reassures investors on profit, Brexit

    Despite ongoing problems with its Trent 1000 engines, Rolls-Royce expects full-year operating profit to be in the upper half of its guidance, which means it is expecting profit of £450 million to £550 million ($690 million).

  • IATA lowers 2018 profit guidance

    The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has trimmed its profit projections for the airline industry in 2018.

  • Amaszonas eyes larger regional jets for Brazil expansion

    Amaszonas plans initial routes to Rio de Janeiro and tourist hotspot Foz do Iguacu and intends to set up a regional branch in Brazil where, reportedly, it has received approval from local aviation regulator ANAC.

  • Avianca Brasil seeks bankruptcy protection as lessors circle

    GECAS and Aircastle have the largest fleet exposure to the carrier with 11 units each. Aviation Capital has nine aircraft with Avianca Brasil and Airbus Asset Management has exposure to eight aircraft. CDB Leasing, Jackson Square, Vermillion, BOC Aviation and Synergy also have exposure to the carrier.

  • Aircastle details Avianca Brasil repossession impact

    Aircastle’s decision to repossess 11 Airbus aircraft on lease to Avianca Brazil will impact is fourth-quarter results, the operating lessor confirms in a regulatory filing.

  • AFIC will continue to grow in 2019: BCC

    The Aircraft Finance Insurance Consortium (AFIC) will continue to grow in 2019, according to Richard Hammond, vice president and chief financial officer of Boeing Capital (BCC).

  • Aeromexico continues fleet upgrade

  • Norwegian eyes digital banking across Europe

    Norwegian Finance has secured the right to acquire at least 40% of the shares of Lilienthal from present owner HBK, which is controlled by Bjorn Kjos and Bjorn Kise, CEO and chairman on Norwegian Air Shuttle, respectively.

  • Macquarie to buy helicopter lessor Waypoint

    The DIP financing will provide Waypoint with ample liquidity to continue operating during its Chapter 11 bankruptcy case.

  • Stellwagen Korea finances first aircraft

    Stellwagen Korea has completed its first transaction for the Korean market, in conjunction with Meritz Securities Korea.

  • Airbus delivered 89 aircraft in November

  • AirAsia to establish LCC in Vietnam

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