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AVITAS – Truth in Aviation

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Martin O’Hanrahan, ISTAT Certified Senior Appraiser

Congratulations to AVITAS’s newest ISTAT Certified Senior Appraiser, Martin O’Hanrahan, Senior Consultant, Valuations! We now have 2 ISTAT Certified Appraisers and 4 ISTAT Certified Senior Appraisers on staff to help with your aviation-related appraisal needs! Contact us now, how can we help?

Tim Scott, ISTAT Certified Appraiser

Congratulations to AVITAS’s newest ISTAT Certified Appraiser, Tim Scott, our SVP-Technical! We now have 3 ISTAT Certified Appraisers and 3 ISTAT Certified Senior Appraisers on staff to help with your aviation-related appraisal needs! Contact us now, how can we help?

Adam Pilarski

PILARSKI Says – Diverging path of passenger and cargo traffic growth rates

Cargo has become a finicky child who is hard to predict, writes Adam Pilarski, Senior Vice-President at AVITAS. Click here to download the PDF version of Diverging path of passenger and cargo traffic growth rates   As an old practitioner of traffic forecasting, I knew the simple trick of coming up with cargo traffic forecasts: […]

AVITAS Key Takeaways – Cargo Facts Symposium – San Diego October 16-18

Cargo Facts Symposium 2019 – Key Takeaways Most delegates were positive on long-term growth despite trade headwinds. While cargo growth has been negative over the last year due to the tariffs and trade war, the express freight and e-commerce traffic have been growing at healthy rates. It has been the traditional heavy freight traffic and […]

2nd Half 2019 AVITAS BlueBook of Turboprop Values available

The 2nd Half 2019 AVITAS BlueBook of Turboprop Values is now available to order. The AVITAS BlueBook of Turboprop Values provides base, current market and future base values for approximately 35 different types. An indispensable reference source for those who wish to follow the turboprop aircraft market. The BlueBook also provides brief program history, fleet […]

2nd Half 2019 AVITAS BlueBook of Jet Aircraft Values available

The 2nd Half 2019 AVITAS BlueBook of Jet Aircraft Values 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 are accompanied by […]

Adam Pilarski

PILARSKI Says – Fake news or MDC as source of Boeing’s problems

Adam Pilarski, Senior Vice-President at AVITAS, writes a highly personalised defence of Boeing in an age of pseudo-facts. Click here to download the PDF version of Fake news or MDC as source of Boeing’s problems   The tragic events surrounding the 737 Max temporary grounding led to a plethora of ridiculous speculations and falsehoods. Let […]

Adam Pilarski

PILARSKI Says – How demography will transform aviation: a very long-term view

Adam Pilarski, Senior Vice-President at AVITAS, writes that China’s ageing population is already having an impact on growth, and it will get worse. Click here to download the PDF version of How demography will transform aviation: a very long-term view   Forecasting in our industry deals with very short-term predictions. The aviation business is extremely […]

Adam Pilarski

Opinion: There’s An Aircraft Order Bubble—And It Is About To Burst

End of the Party  There are two independent elements to forecasting: getting the prediction right and determining the time when the prediction will materialize. These two elements are quite different. For instance, we all know that we will die someday, but having an indication as to the exact timing could be very significant. Getting the […]