The relationship between oil price and the profitability of carriers is a complex one, writes Adam Pilarski, Senior Vice-President at AVITAS. As featured in Airfinance Journal Column PILARSKI SAYS Some readers were dismayed by my May column in which I expressed doubts that from now on will be profitable forever, as some highly respected industry leaders claim. My belief is […]
The behaviour of the big two manufacturers could prove a problem for the market, writes Adam Pilarski, Senior Vice-President at AVITAS. As featured in Airfinance Journal Column PILARSKI SAYS A number of strange developments are happening relating to a potential bubble in aircraft production, especially in the narrowbody segment. Some data are beyond contestation. The number of aircraft ordered from […]
Passenger traffic data from IATA through May indicates solid growth overall, increasing by 6% for the period Jan-May 2016 vs. the same five month period in 2015 Growth varies by major world region and the chart puts it into context of not only growth through May by major region, but also the size of […]
More Than Airplanes Are Riding On Boeing’s Deal With Iran Source: NPR.org
Source: GAMA Key Points: Weakness across the board for General Aviation shipments While piston aircraft shipments were flat for the 1st quarter of 2015 vs. 2016, turboprop and business jets were down materially Value of all aircraft shipments was down double digits Helicopters down significantly as well with value of shipments for helicopters down by […]
Annual deliveries of turboprop aircraft declined dramatically during the past 20 years but since 2005 have enjoyed a resurgence in popularity. Turboprops are better suited to operate out of many regional airports and they will always be capable of performing certain missions (and short range flights in particular) more cost effectively than their jet-powered siblings. […]
Not having adequate documentation and data ready for an aircraft or engine lease return can cause big problems for airlines and leasing companies alike. MRO maintenance records can have a substantial impact. Read the article here
AVITAS Chart of the Month – April 2016 – Alaska Airlines and Virgin America Aircraft Fleet Commonality? Zero!
Alaska Airlines and Virgin America Aircraft Fleet Commonality? Zero!
Where are the Aircraft Orders? Order backlog for commercial jet aircraft by major world region
Join us as we reflect on significant events of 2015 and look forward to 2016. Download our 2015 Highlights and Outlook for 2016 presentation here.