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  • Boeing hopes for full Ex-Im return next year

    US aerospace manufacturer Boeing expects the Export-Import Bank of the United States (Ex-Im Bank) to return next year after it builds a full quorum for the first time since 2015.

  • Market correction could be imminent: Scope

    Although market conditions remain benign, an aircraft pricing correction could be imminent, says German ratings agency Scope Ratings.

  • New AAR-Napier Park lessor eyes sunset portfolio

  • Sirius joins list of delayed London IPOs

    New aircraft lessor Sirius Aviation Capital has become the latest company planning to list on the London Stock Exchange to delay an IPO due to market volatility.

  • Hainan Airlines raises $1.1bn from banks syndicate

    Hainan Airlines will borrow RMB 7.5 billion ($1.1 billion) in loans from a Chinese banking syndicate.

  • Ex-Wells Fargo banker to establish aviation finance firm

    David O is looking to establish Milton Harbor Capital in January, to provide financial advisory services for aviation businesses.

  • SMBC Aviation Capital receives $1bn shareholder capital

    The new capital comprises of $700 million preferred equity capital from Sumitomo Mitsui Finance and Leasing Company (SMFL) and Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation (SMBC) and a $300 million subordinated loan from SMBC.

  • Hainan Airlines decides against upping Lucky Air stake

    Hainan Airlines has decided against exercising an option to purchase a further 13.32% share in its affiliate Lucky Air.

  • IAG and Virgin Atlantic look to buy Flybe: report

    British carrier Virgin Atlantic and airline group IAG will battle it out to takeover Flybe, The Sunday Telegraph reports.

  • Bank of China adds to Transportation team

    Michael Devanny will join Bank of China’s Transportation team on 4 December.

  • Hong Kong Airlines sounds out banks for new borrowing

    Chinese conglomerate HNA Group’s Hong Kong Airlines is in talks with lenders for a new borrowing, two loans bankers have told GlobalCapital Asia.

  • DZ shortlists finalists for DVB sale

    Two finalists remain in the running for the sale of the aviation arm of DVB Bank, according to sources.

  • Kroll rates Vx Capital Partners loans

    Proceeds from the loans will be used to acquire 35 freighter aircraft, including 33 737-400SF and two 737-300SFs. KBRA says this is the first aircraft ABS transaction consisting 100% of narrowbody freighter aircraft.

  • DAE signs $720m revolving credit facility

    Dubai Aerospace Enterprise (DAE) has signed a new unsecured $720 million revolving credit facility.

  • ABL and SBI team up for Jolcos

    ABL Aviation and SBI have formed a joint venture (JV) to serve Japanese investors using Japanese operating lease (Jol) and Japanese operating lease with call option (Jolco) structures.

  • Vietjet mandates banks for first Jolco deal

    Vietnamese low-cost carrier Vietjet has agreed Japanese operating leases with call options (Jolcos) for 10 aircraft, according to four people close to the transactions.

  • Sirius sets November IPO date

    Start-up lessor Sirius Aviation Capital plans to hold its initial public offering on the main market of the London Stock Exchange on 16 November, with the result to be announced on 19 November.

  • Debt repayments deplete Bohai Capital cash

    Avolon parent Bohai Capital dipped into cash reserves to pay down debt in the third quarter.

  • Hainan Airlines’ cash position strengthens

    HNA Group-owned Hainan Airlines Group’s cash position strengthened at the end of September than it was in the first half of 2018, the company’s financial report shows.

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