AviTrader: Daily Aviation News Alert

May 29, 2017

Apollo Aviation prices AASET 2017-1 Trust

Apollo Aviation Group has priced its fourth aircraft portfolio transaction on Thursday, May 25, 2017. AASET 2017-1 will issue US$612.228m of secured notes that will be used to acquire a fleet of 32 aircraft.


Apollo Aviation Prices AASET 2017-1 Trust

May 26, 2017

Apollo Aviation priced its fourth aircraft portfolio transaction, AASET 2017-1 Trust, which will issue $612.228 million of secured notes that will be used to acquire a fleet of 32 aircraft.


Finance Dublin

May 2017

Single waterfall format for mid-life ABS shows Apollo was listening to investors

The Apollo Aviation Securitization Equity Trust 2016-2 (AASET 2016-2) is the winner of the Finance Dublin Debt Capital Markets Aviation ABS Deal of the Year.


Aviation Pros

February 14, 2017

Miami headquartered Apollo Aviation Group celebrates 15th anniversary

Apollo Aviation Group announced that it is holding a celebratory luncheon in Miami to mark its 15th anniversary.


Aviation Finance 

February 2017

Apollo hopes China's growth could open up mid-life aircraft opportunities

The continued growth of Chinese airlines could well lead to the development of an internal secondary market for mid-life aircraft, according to Robert Korn. He believes that because of the insatiable demand, Chinese airlines will either introduce used airplanes at some point or simply keep their airplanes longer.


Aircraft Investor

January 24, 2017

Apollo Aviation Group celebrates 15th anniversary

William Hoffman, Chairman, talks about celebrating important milestones following a critical time in the firm’s development where in the last twelve months, Apollo has completed two asset backed securitizations, grown its fleet by 64 percent and increased assets under management by 42 percent.


Apollo Aviation Awarded Debt Deal of 2016

January 20, 2017

The award recognizes Apollo Aviation’s achievements in 2016 where it closed two asset backed securitizations, AASET 2016-1 and AASET 2016-2, raising $1.15 billion to finance 67 aircraft


Apollo Aviation Triumphs in Global Transport Finance Awards

January 20, 2017

Apollo awarded Aircraft Securitization Deal of the Year - US, by Global Transport Finance Magazine.


Apollo Aviation Group Celebrates 15th Anniversary

January 20, 2017

10 years of investment in Ireland, follows momentous year with fleet growth of 64%, AUM increase of 42%.


Apollo Aviation Grows Fleet By 64% in 2016

January 10, 2017

Fleet increased to 131 aircraft and AUM increased by 42%.


Airline Economics

December 2016/January 2017

Simplifying waterfalls

Apollo Aviation Group and Goldman Sachs were determined to simplify the complex asset backed securitisation (ABS) structure to attract more investors.


Aviation News Online

December 2, 2016

Apollo Aviation grows fleet by 25%

Apollo Aviation has contracted to purchase 27 aircraft, comprised of 21 narrowbody and six widebody from the Airbus A319, A320, A321 and A330, and the Boeing 737-800 and B737-900ER families. The vast majority of aircraft (96%) are in-production.


The Irish Times

November 9, 2016

Apollo in $640m aircraft lease deal

Aircraft finance specialist Apollo Aviation will release $640 million from the securitisation of 35 aircraft leased to carriers such as American Airlines, Virgin and Viva Aerobus.


Asset Securitization Report

November 7, 2016

Apollo Aviation Prices $640M Aircraft Lease Securitization

Apollo Aviation Group priced its third aircraft securitization on Friday, October 28, 2016. Proceeds from the $640 million deal, dubbed Apollo Aviation Securitization Equity Trust 2016-2, will be used to acquire a fleet of 35 aircraft.


ISTAT Update

October 20, 2016

Robert Korn Honored With Juan Trippe Award By Greater Miami Aviation Association

Apollo Aviation’s Co-Founder and President, Robert Korn, was honored with the prestigious Juan Trippe award by the Greater Miami Aviation Association (GMAA) on October 1, 2016.


Aviation Week’s MRO-Network.com

September 12, 2016

Boeing 777 exit and redeployment

Pascal Picano, SVP and Head of Global Marketing, Apollo Aviation Group, details the lessor’s recent experiences of trying to purchase and deploy 777 aircraft and specifically the -200, -200ER, -200LR and -300 types.


Apollo Aviation Expands Fleet With Latest Acquisitions

September 6, 2016

Apollo purchases 9 aircraft in Q2, 2016


Aviation Business Middle East

September 2016

Maximizing aircraft transition value

Pascal Picano shares his views on what operators should look out for when taking delivery of an aircraft during a transfer.


40 Under 40

June/July 2016

Airline Economics celebrates the top 40 individuals under 40 years of age in the commercial aviation industry.

Since the founders of Airline Economics, Victoria and Philip Tozer-Pennington, are both aged under 40 years of age, and with some prompting from the industry, the magazine has launched an inaugural annual initiative to celebrate the younger members of the commercial aviation industry.


Apollo Aviation prices Apollo Aviation Securitization Equity Trust 2016-1

March 31, 2016

Apollo Aviation Group (“Apollo Aviation”) today priced its second aircraft securitization: Apollo Aviation Securitization Equity Trust 2016-1 (“AASET 2016-1”). AASET 2016-1 will issue $510 million of asset backed notes that will be used to acquire a fleet of 32 aircraft.


MRO Management

March 2016

Retaining asset value

Lessors are not only concerned with the income generated by asset leases, but also the value of those assets on return. Retained value derives from several factors, with good record keeping an essential cornerstone.

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Apollo Aviation Closes 2015 With Approximately 25% Growth in AUM

January 28, 2016

Apollo Aviation Group (together with its affiliates, “Apollo Aviation”), a multi-strategy aviation investment manager, announced today that as of December 31, 2015, it had purchased including contracted to purchase) 31 aircraft and two engines in the preceding twelve months.

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Airline Economics

November/December 2015

Buying Old


Strong growth in demand for used surplus parts is forecast over the next decade as the maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) market grows. Part-outs make up around 80 percent of the supply of used parts with current demand estimated to be approximately $3.5 billion. The used parts market is projected to grow to $6.2 billion by 2023, resulting in an annual growth rate of 5.6 percent

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October 7, 2015

Apollo Aviation raises $833M for the third investment fund

Multi-strategy aviation investment company Apollo Aviation Group has raised $833 million for its third new avia- tion-related fund. The new vehicle, named SASOF III, is an institutionally-focused commingled private equity fund.

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Asian Aviation

September 2015

Trading Places

Apollo Aviation Group president Robert Korn sees plenty of unrealized potential in the Asia-Pacific used aircraft market. Colin Baker reports.

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AviTrader MRO 

April 2015

To stock or not to stock

Spare parts are the lifeblood of operational reliability for aircraft operators but where surplus inventories are concerned there is need to have the right solutions to dispose of such inventory accordingly. AviTrader MRO speaks to the key players in the business.

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Aircraft Technology, Engineering & Maintenance

Issue 138, 2015

A new lease on life

The recent slump in fuel prices has allowed airlines to operate more mature engines cost-effectively, making te most of green-time while putting of the hefty investment needed for newer models. Hannah Davies explores end of life options for engines, the current state of the engine market and asks what the future holds for such a dynamic marketplace.

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Airline Economics

January/February 2015

Americas Deal of the Year

Americas Deal of the Year: Apollo Aviation ABS The Aviation 100 Americas Deal of the Year is awarded to Apollo Aviation for its debut securitisation transaction, which substantially closed oversubscribed on November 21.

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