Newswatch 22nd June 2017

As the Paris Airshow comes to a close the usual flurry of last minute order announcements from all the players continues. The latest tally of commitments to order deals is over 1,000.  Boeing’s 737 Max in particular and Airbus’ A320 neo family have seen significant new orders from lessors GECAS and Avolon as lessors top the order league. We were relieved that many of our predictions came true as a recent article in Aviation Finance shows, see here for interest. Our Paris review will give a full and complete breakdown of actual commitments – firm, options and swaps will soon be available and will be circulated in the next few days.


Some interesting stories of the week include UBS’s article on overcapacity in the same week as 1,000 orders are announced. You can read the article here.


For those that couldn’t make our recent seminar on redeliveries I’m pleased to announce we are running the session as a webinar on July 11th 08.30 – 09.30 BST. Click here to register your interestIn this session our presenters will share their collective expertise around managing the delivery process with a focus on the following:


  • Terms of the lease – standard redelivery condition, the types of issues which have led to recent litigation / arbitrations.
  • Planning of the redelivery process, technical requirements, budget and resource.
  • What happens when parties cannot agree on return condition and / or are taking too long?
  • How compliant must you be? If it goes to formal dispute resolution – how to streamline the process.


We are expanding our seminar programme and we’re keen to understand which topics would interest you in the future. Please get in touch and let us know which of the below topics you would most like us to cover, at


Defaults and repossessions
Transaction support 
Passenger to freighter conversion and mid to end of life options
Managing risk
Asset management
Managing maintenance reserves
Pricing leases in a volatile market


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Leatherhead, Surrey, KT22 8DY

+44 (0) 1372 22 44 88

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