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A350 operator closes financing

Airfinance Journal's Deal Tracker unveils recent financings

Skyworks sells three narrowbodies

North American network carrier retains services to arrange the sale of certain narrowbody aircraft

Exclusive: KfW IPEX Bank names new origination aviation h...

German lender has provided a variety of financings to leasing companies and airlines in its 50-year presence in the aviation market

United amends fleet plans to 'reflect' OEM schedules

Fleet will match what the manufacturers are able to deliver, says CEO

Exclusive: Oman Air to sell aircraft batch

Airfinance Journal’s Deal Tracker shows original financings

Itochu closes 777-300ER Jol

Refinances widebody with Japanese investor monies.

Briens takes larger role at BNPP Asia-Pacific

Veteran banker promoted.

Fuyo adds A320neo

Lease with Japanese carrier.

Tite joins Clyde & Co partnership

Aircraft and leasing expert wins promotion.

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Phenomenal growth rates of Chinese economy and traffic ar...

Avitas SVP aviation consulting Adam Pilarski gives three fundamental reasons why the phenomenal growth rates of the Chinese economy and traffic are definitely over

Jolco transactions set for bright 2024 – SMFL

‘Generally, market prefers Airbus aircraft’

Secured facility will fund 2024 growth: SES 

Airfinance Journal talks to Shannon Engine Support about its inaugural secured RCF and investments in the first half. Last November the lessor closed the largest engine portfolio financing with eight banks. Chief commercial officer Tadhg Dillon points to acceleration and growth of the business over the past three years as the driver behind the engine portfolio facility

How Long Can an Airline Run on Empty?

The holy grail of risk metrics for many financiers is a credit’s leverage ratio: its total liabilities or total debt divided by tangible net worth. This is a simple and uncontroversial metric. However, it is not applicable in all circumstances. The problem is that airlines are no strangers to negative equity.