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Aircraft of the Month – September 2015 – Airbus A330-200 (with values)

Each month around this time, we publish a feature called ‘Aircraft of the Month’. This will briefly highlight a selected aircraft with summary statistics and the aircraft’s Strengths and Weaknesses in the context of today’s market and the competitive landscape. This month’s Aircraft of the Month features the Airbus A330-200. Check it out and let […]

The AVITAS 2015 2nd Half Jet Aircraft Bluebook is now available to order

We are pleased to announce that the AVITAS 2015 2nd Half Jet Aircraft Bluebook is now available to order. Considered the industry’s most respected source of commercial aircraft values, the AVITAS BlueBook of Jet Aircraft Values contains base, current market and future values forecasts for all major western-built jet types, including regional jets. The values tables […]

Doug Kelly weighs in on the factors driving narrowbody values – Aviation Finance

Narrowbody aircraft values have recovered to a position where most value appraisers would be happy that Market Values and Base Values (the long term “economic” value of an aircraft) are reasonably in synch, a situation that does not as yet prevail in other segments, such as turboprops, and cargo. The market faces contrarian influences, with […]

Adam Pilarski

‘The biggest issue in aviation has been the dramatic fall in oil prices starting mid-year 2014’ Pilarski featured in Aviation Finance

The impact on aviation of the sea change that has happened over the past year in the oil market will be profound, writes AVITAS’ Adam Pilarski, one of the industry’s most respected aviation economists. “Values of aircraft will change depending on model and vintage. The attractions of new generation, more fuel efficient types will be […]

Adam Pilarski


With the substantial fall in oil prices, who are the beneficiaries in aviation?  When oil prices fell I made bold predictions that traffic necessarily will go up.  Some people, especially airline analysts, took this to mean that this necessarily means an end of capacity discipline which they believe transformed airlines from perennial money losers to […]

Adam Pilarski presenting at IATA Airline Cost Conference

Adam will be presenting ‘Can We Forecast the Future? Decays in Oil Prices’ at the IATA Airline Cost Conference in Geneva on the second day of the conference at 11:45.   More information on the conference and the agenda can be found here: