Profits at Irish-based aircraft leasing specialist, Avolon, grew almost 36 per cent to $49.4 million (€44 million) in the first quarter of the year, a(...)

Prof Don Bredin: “Aviation finance is very, very different. First up, it is an extremely capital intensive industry. Aircraft are very expensive assets.”

Ireland has been associated with pioneering developments in aviation almost since the very beginning of manned flight. This is reflected in some very (...)

Avolon is due to deliver 31 aircraft to its customers this year Photograph: Reuters

Aircraft leasing specialist, Avolon, has delivered the second of four Boeing 737s to central American carrier, Aeromexico. The Irish aircraft financie(...)

Dómhnal Slattery, CEO, Avolon, said the company delivered a strong performance against key financial and operating metrics in 2014. (Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times)

Profits at Aircraft lessor, Avolon, rose 43 per cent to $179 million (€160.3 million) in 2014, according to its maiden full-year results since list in(...)

Ryanair chief executive Michael O’Leary has signalled his company could buy any of Aer Lingus’s Heathrow landing rights. Photograph: Oli Scarff/Getty Images

Ryanair chief executive Michael O’Leary has signalled his company could buy any Heathrow landing rights that are put up for sale if International C(...)

Ryanair agreed to pay a “premium” for the next generation of aircraft that it plans to buy from US giant Boeing between 2019 and 2024, according to its chief executive.

Ryanair agreed to pay a “premium” for the next generation of aircraft that it plans to buy from US giant Boeing between 2019 and 2024, according to(...)

Ray Conner, president and chief executive officer of Boeing Commercial Airplanes (left) reacts during a news conference with Domhnal Slattery, chief executive officer of Avolon Leasing Group. Photographer: Matthew Lloyd/Bloomberg

Barry O’HalloranNewly floated Irish aviation leasing specialist, Avolon, had a fleet of 137 aircraft at the end of 2014, according to its full-year (...)

Avolon founder and chief executive Dómhnal Slattery at the New York Stock Exchange yesterday as the firm’s shares went on sale

Aircraft leasing group Avolon’s €1.3 billion launch on the New York Stock Exchange lured a number of new US institutional backers to the Irish compan(...)

Ray Conner, president and chief executive officer of Boeing Commercial Airplanes (left) reacts during a news conference with Domhnal Slattery, chief executive officer of Avolon Leasing Group. Photographer: Matthew Lloyd/Bloomberg

Irish aircraft leasing group Avolon’s launch on the New York Stock market valued the the company at more than $1.6 billion.Avolon priced its shares at(...)

Dómhnal Slattery, chief executive officer of Avolon Leasing Group. Photograph: Matthew Lloyd/Bloomberg

Aircraft leasing group Avolon is planning a €1.44 billion launch on the New York Stock Exchange in a move that will value the stake of founder and ch(...)