CARLYLE AVIATION IN THE NEWS
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 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.
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.
Daniel Logan, director of portfolio management, Apollo Aviation Group, investigates the challenges of valuing aircraft with increasing passenger to freighter conversions.
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.
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.
Apollo Aviation Group president Robert Korn sees plenty of unrealized potential in the Asia-Pacific used aircraft market. Colin Baker reports.
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.
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.