The retirement of commercial jet aircraft are driven by many things. Chief among them and on a macro-basis are age and technological changes which motivates airlines to re-fleet and retire aircraft. But, a more penetrating look indicates that Oil Price and Interest Rates have played an important role over the long-term. The scatter-plot on the […]
We are pleased to announce that the 2015 edition of the AVITAS Bluebook of Jet Engine Values is now available to order. First produced in 1998, the AVITAS BlueBook of Jet Engine Values has quickly gained popularity among the leading players in the commercial aircraft industry, as well as those with more specific interests in the […]
Each month around this time, AVITAS will be posting a new 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 Boeing’s 737 MAX 8, one of […]
We are pleased to announce that the 2015 1st Half Turboprop Aircraft Bluebook is now available to order. You can order online by clicking here or download the order form click here. For more information on the Turboprop BlueBook and our other publications click here
Chart of the Month will be a recurrent feature of AVITAS.com. Each month, we will produce a Chart that will provide some insight and data into industry developments and trends. This time, the Chart summarizes, across a time series, the number of commercial aircraft that are in the order book (yet to be delivered). This […]
We are pleased to announce that the 2015 1st Half Jet Aircraft Bluebook is now available to order. You can order online by clicking here or download the order form click here. For a sample of the Jet Bluebook please click here.
Doug Kelly, Senior Vice-President of Valuations, presented at the Dublin Airfinance Conference in January. His topic was the ‘Single Aisle Market: Who has the Advantage’. In his presentation, he analyzed the single-aisle market for commercial aircraft between 70 and 200 seats and also shared his thoughts on the competitive landscape, the neo vs. the MAX, […]
Adam Pilarski interviewed by Radio France International regarding Air France Financial Results, February 19th, 2015
Broadcast this morning from Paris by Radio France International, Dr. Adam Pilarski comments on the Air France-KLM Group latest financial results issued yesterday, 19 February, 2015.
Now that fuel prices are, at least temporarily, at much lower levels, labor conflicts are becoming more important to the airline industry. Flight attendants of American rejected a contract by 16 out of over 16 thousand votes. Qantas faces labor unrest and there is labor tension around the globe. The big news were serious strikes […]
Puget Sound Business Journal reports on the drop in fuel prices and the effects on aviation. As the price of jet fuel plunges, down 33 percent in the last year, many are wondering if this could undercut airlines’ demand for new Boeing and Airbus aircraft. http://www.bizjournals.com/seattle/news/2014/12/12/drop-in-fuel-prices-could-keep-old-aircraft-flying.html