The aviation industry will double to carry over 8.2 billion passengers a year, driving a demand for between 37,000 and 43,000 new aircraft.

“Funding availability for aircraft lessors continues to be robust, driven by the industry’s overall positive trends and proven resilience to macro-eco(...)

Hong Kong is seen as a major threat due to major Chinese banks moving in to fund leasing companies there. Photograph: iStock

The latest figures from the International Air Transport Association (IATA), published in December 2017, have forecast net profit for the industry of $(...)

Ryanair chief executive Michael O’Leary has been flagging the issue of flight agreements between the EU and UK after Brexit. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

The aviation sector has had a significant tailwind in the past three years but that doesn’t mean it is all blue skies ahead. For a start, new EU bank(...)

Ireland is the location for 65 per cent of the world’s leased aircraft fleet. Photograph: iStock
Still flying high

For the past three days, Dublin has played host to the top names in global aviation finance. Now in its final day, the Global Airfinance Conference at(...)