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Aircraft of the Month – July 2015 – Boeing 777-200ER (with values)

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 the Boeing 777-200ER. Check it […]

PILARSKI SAYS… Cycles in aviation: where are we right now?

PILARSKI SAYS… Cycles in aviation: where are we right now? Although there are differences of opinion about where we are in the cycle, most agree the peak is in sight, writes Adam Pilarski, Senior Vice President at Avitas As featured in Airfinance Journal Column PILARSKI SAYS Everybody in our industry accepts that aviation is highly cyclical. There […]

Aircraft of the Month – June 2015 – Airbus A320-200

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 the Airbus A320-200. Check it […]

Benefits of digital data & records versus traditional hard copy records during aircraft lease transitions – Tim Scott, Vice President – Technical

Tim Scott, Vice President – Technical, discussed the benefits of digital data/records versus traditional hard copy records during aircraft lease transitions at the June MRO-IT conference in London. It turns out that going digital helps in every day operations, not just during lease transitions. He also presented food for thought on how the MROs could […]

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 […]