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Soon to be Flying Again

Apr 22, 2013 The approval of battery system improvements for the 787 Dreamlinerby the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) clears the way for Boeing and its customers to install the approved modifications and will lead to a return to service and resumption of new production deliveries. "FAA approval clears the way for us and the airlines to begin the process of returning the 787 to flight with continued confidence in the safety and reliability of this game-changing new airplane," said Boeing Chairman,... Read more

Joe Ozimek - Outgoing President ISTAT

Mar 28, 2013 ISTAT (International Society of Transport Aircraft Traders) celebrates its 30 year anniversary. Congratulations ISTAT! The ISTAT Americas conference held in Orlando, Florida at the Grande Lakes Conference Center March 12-14, 2013 is flanked on either side by the JW Marriott and the Ritz Carlton.... Read more

Mar 06, 2013 The Current Market   In the last 12 months, CV has seen values drop for the A319-100 type by about 5-15%, with lease rentals dropping by about 10% depending on the vintage. With the order book for this aircraft diminishing and the lack of real ... Read more


Feb 14, 2013 Steve Fortune of Fortune Aviation Services - contributing article There has been a lively discussion recently on whether the economic useful life of a commercial aircraft is declining.  Given the financial significance of useful life from an accounting perspective, any change to current policies should be carefully ... Read more

ALC and Airbus

Feb 04, 2013 Air Lease Corporation (ALC), the Los Angeles based aircraft leasing company has signed a contract for 25 A350 XWB Family aircraft, consisting of 20 A350-900 and five A350-1000, the largest member of the A350 XWB Family. ALC also has options for five additional A350-1000s.  With ... Read more

787 Temporarily Grounded in US

Jan 17, 2013 As a result of an in-flight, Boeing 787 battery incident earlier today in Japan, the FAA will issue an emergency airworthiness directive (AD) to address a potential battery fire risk in the 787 and require operators to temporarily cease operations.  Before further flight, operators ... Read more

IBA's take on 787 Values

Jan 16, 2013 Will the grounding of Boeing 787 aircraft in Japan impact aircraft values? No, says UK based International Bureau of Aviation. Despite a series of technical issues culminating today with the grounding of all Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft in Japan, Phil Seymour IBA’s Chief Operating Officer, ... Read more

PEMCO - JetBlue

Jan 07, 2013 Recognizing the 200th aircraft redelivery for JetBlue Airways and the 500th total redelivery at its modern Tampa facility, PEMCO World Air Services (PEMCO) honored its staff and JetBlue executives at a celebratory event at its Tampa headquarters. Acknowledging the long-term partnership between the companies and the 200th JetBlue ... Read more


Dec 18, 2012 The Current Market   The current market demand for the Airbus A320-200 has remained soft over the last 12 months due to the challenging environment,especially for used aircraft. Newer aircraft are still able to be placed with operators but at somewhat reduced lease rentals and selling ... Read more

ILFC Sale to New China Trust

Dec 10, 2012 American International Group, Inc. (AIG) and an investor group led by Mr. Weng Xianding, the Chairman of New China Trust Co. Ltd., announced that they have entered into an agreement under which AIG will sell up to a 90% stake in International Lease Finance ... Read more

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