Archive for the ‘PILARSKI SAYS’ Category

PILARSKI SAYS… Making sense of the third Gulf War

PILARSKI SAYS… Making sense of the third Gulf War US carriers are up in arms against their Middle Eastern rivals, writes Adam Pilarski, Senior Vice President at Avitas. As featured in Airfinance Journal Column PILARSKI SAYS The US seems to be involved in the third Gulf War. The first liberated Kuwait, the second (for which nobody can still […]

PILARSKI SAYS… Are aircraft lessors consolidating?

PILARSKI SAYS… Are aircraft lessors consolidating? A proliferation of leasing companies is more likely in the future, writes Adam Pilarski, Senior Vice President at Avitas As featured in Airfinance Journal Column PILARSKI SAYS Many people believe that we are at a threshold of solid consolidation of leasing companies. After the merger of AerCap and ILFC most people […]

PILARSKI SAYS… Engine choice and value retention

PILARSKI SAYS… Engine choice and value retention Data shows that aircraft retain more value with a greater choice of engines, writes Adam Pilarski, Senior Vice President at Avitas. As featured in Airfinance Journal Column PILARSKI SAYS The question as to the best number of engine options on a new aircraft programme is quite murky but full of deeply […]

PILARSKI SAYS… Labour conflicts as a manifestation of possible future oversupply of aircraft

PILARSKI SAYS… Labour conflicts as a manifestation of possible future oversupply of aircraft Increased unrest by airline workforces could change the role of legacy carriers, writes Adam Pilarski, Senior Vice President at Avitas As featured in Airfinance Journal Column PILARSKI SAYS Now that fuel prices are, at least temporarily, at much lower levels, labour conflicts are becoming […]

PILARSKI SAYS… Has the Pilarski prophecy come true yet?

PILARSKI SAYS… Has the Pilarski prophecy come true yet? The lower oil prices predicted by Adam Pilarski, Senior Vice President at Avitas, are starting to happen, but his forecasts are still some way from being realized. As featured in Airfinance Journal Column PILARSKI SAYS I get a lot of messages related to the recent oil price declines, […]

PILARSKI SAYS… A clear path for the widebody market

PILARSKI SAYS… A clear path for the widebody market Adam Pilarski, Senior Vice President at Avitas, says the decision to go for evolution rather than revolution in the widebody market is the right one. As featured in Airfinance Journal Column PILARSKI SAYS There is a lot of talk that Airbus may re-engine the A330 fairly soon. In […]

PILARSKI SAYS… National policies shape traffic

PILARSKI SAYS… National policies shape traffic Adam Pilarski, Senior Vice President at Avitas, says understanding the government’s role in population movements is vital for those wanting to invest in China’s aviation industry. As featured in Airfinance Journal Column PILARSKI SAYS All countries face the reality that their population is not evenly spread across their territory. In cases […]

PILARSKI SAYS… Rashomon and the aviation bubble debate

PILARSKI SAYS… Rashomon and the aviation bubble debate Will the manufacturers and financiers ever agree on the state of the industry, asks Adam Pilarski, Senior Vice President at Avitas As featured in Airfinance Journal Column PILARSKI SAYS The great Japanese film director Akira Kurosawa produced in 1950 the epic movie Rashomon. This movie portrays some events from […]

PILARSKI SAYS… LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT

PILARSKI SAYS… LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT With more than 35 years’ experience, Dr Adam Pilarski, Senior Vice President, Avitas, has become an iconic figure within aviation. He talks to Yana Palagacheva about the early days of his career and the evolution of the industry. As featured in Airfinance Journal Column PILARSKI SAYS How did you end up in […]

PILARSKI SAYS… Crimea’s annexation will impact aviation

PILARSKI SAYS… Crimea’s annexation will impact aviation Adam Pilarski, Senior Vice President at Avitas, on the fallout of events in Russia and Crimea. As featured in Airfinance Journal Column PILARSKI SAYS What is happening in Ukraine represents one of the most significant geo-political events in recent memory. Some are comparing it to the precursor of World War […]