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Air New Zealand signs new RCF

ANZ Bank New Zealand and MUFG Bank acted as mandated lead arrangers

Wizz expects ‘dramatic growth’ in fleet in coming years

Expects to top 300 aircraft in FY2027

Contrail hires WNG’s Jacques in acquisitions role

Previously marketing director for nine years with WNG Capital

Air Baltic fends off refinancing strategy concerns

Targets higher EBITDA generation and cash flows to repay the bond

ICBC Aviation finalises Korea deal

A321neo financing.

MSFL finds homes for parked 737 Max 8s

Chinese lessor places long-grounded Boeing units.

Leasing veterans start airline advisory business

Will help negotiating airline and engine leases.

Aircastle rating outlook revised to positive

On improving operating performance.

CMB Leasing closes first C919 financial lease

China Eastern Airlines is the launch customer for the Chinese narrowbody aircraft

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Back in buying mode: Avation CEO

Avation is bidding on narrowbody aircraft again, its chief executive Jeff Chatfield tells AFJ in Hong Kong.

Very solid growth but interest cost soaring

The days of cheap China money may be over, but CALC's CFO tells AFJ in an exclusive interview that it is going full steam ahead, expanding into new markets, and hoping to secure an investment-grade rating.

Values and LR trends: A350-900 benefiting from recovery

Geoff Hearn reviews the A350-900 market

Inequality among airlines

What do Airfinance Journal's Airline Financial Ratings say about the industry post-Covid? The distribution curve is a long way from “normal” and is becoming less so. We see that the current number of CCC “rated” airlines still well exceeds pre-Covid levels and the number of CC “rated airlines remain 50% higher than pre-Covid