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PILARSKI SAYS… The A380 balance sheet and the future of the programme

PILARSKI SAYS… The A380 balance sheet and the future of the programme A secondary market could finally help the aircraft achieve its potential As featured in Airfinance Journal Column PILARSKI SAYS We have just celebrated the 10th anniversary of the first flight of the A380. This event encouraged a lot of discussions related to the viability […]

AVITAS Chart of the Month – May 2015 – Retirement of commercial jet aircraft

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 […]

Aircraft of the Month – May 2015 – Boeing 737 MAX 8

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 […]

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 […]

Adam Pilarski & Bruce Burnett to speak at ASA 2015

Adam Pilarski and Bruce Burnett will both be speaking at the ASA Annual conference on Monday 8 June 2015: Industry Outlook – Adam M. Pilarski, PhD.,  Senior Vice President, AVITAS, Inc. Valuation Implications of Aircraft Life Cycle – Bruce Burnett, Senior Vice President – Technical Services, AVITAS, Inc. More details and a conference schedule may be found here at […]

Chart of the Month – April 2015

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 […]