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  • Exclusive: Buyers take lead on aviation business

    Portfolio ranks number 29 in Airfinance Journal’s Lessor Top 50 by the number of aircraft

  • Used aircraft offer better value at present - Avation

    Lessor's executive chairman says previous generation are cheaper and more reliable.

  • Reflections on the revolution in leasing

    William Glaister, head of Clifford Chance’s global asset finance group, reflects on his career and tells Olivier Bonnassies, in an exclusive interview, that the firm is more US driven than it ever...

  • Web of factors hit Geared Turbofan availability

    Reliability, operating environment, supply chain and even credit history cited as influences.

  • Undiminished appetite for growth

    No matter what the naysayers argue, CDB Aviation will continue expanding its aircraft leasing business at home and overseas, its new chief executive officer, Jie Chen, tells Dominic Lalk.

  • Interview: Qantas eyes new-gen growth

    Qantas group optimising capital structure for the long term with upcoming new-generation aircraft deliveries.

  • Aercap to tap bond markets next

    Over the past few days several lessors have tapped the markets for $3.6 billion in aggregate deals with an 6.71% average coupon, Airfinance Journal data shows.

  • How to value COMAC aircraft

    Lack of secondary market means tentative valuations.

  • Sukuk bonds activity to increase

    Airfinance Journal data shows that $15 billion worth of Sukuk bonds have been issued since 2005.

  • Sky is the limit

    The post-pandemic aviation environment is presenting unique opportunities for lessors with strong financial backing and portfolio diversification, SMBC AC’s chief financial officer, Aisling Kenny...

  • AEI eyes sustainable P2F growth

    Lessors' share of 737-800 freighter conversions to scale down as passenger demand and associated lease rates rise.

  • Air Lease eyes more Islamic financing

    Follows debut Sukuk with demand almost matching US financings.

  • Investec Bank sees financing opportunities in Africa

    Bradley Gordon, the bank’s head of aviation finance, Africa, tells Airfinance Journal that 2023 looks a more promising year for investment, especially for refinancing and pre-delivery payment...

  • CALC reaches crossroads

    AFJ provides details and background on Hong Kong SAR lessor’s latest RFP.

  • ECA support to increase as capacity ramps up: Boeing

    Export credit agencies are expected to play a larger role as deliveries commence outside of the larger markets and as banks focus on better credit airlines

  • SAS re-enters A350 finance lease

    Carrier obtains better terms for previously rejected widebody.

  • Lessors eye African rebound

    Several aircraft lessors with significant experience in Africa discuss challenges in the region as well as new opportunities as airlines emerge from the pandemic.

  • How could Air India finance its A350-1000s?

    Airfinance Journal talks to bank representatives about options for financing.

  • ALC winding down China exposure

    Three 787 lease slots still available.

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