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SMBC expects to close acquisition of Goshawk within weeks

Dublin-based Japanese lessor SMBC Aviation Capital expects to close the acquisition of Goshawk Aviation in the coming weeks. SMBC announced the acquisition in May and said then it would be closed in the second half of the year. SMBC will pay $6.7 billion for Goshawk...

New Saudi lessor AviLease delivers first aircraft to flynas

UPDATE - New Saudi Arabian aircraft lessor AviLease has delivered its first two aircraft to an airline customer. Saudi low-cost carrier flynas took delivery of its first two Airbus A320neo’s, with ten more to follow this year and in 2023. New Saudi lessor AviLease...

ALC expects booming market for widebody aircraft

Not just AerCap is optimistic about the prospects of the widebody aircraft market, but so is Air Lease Corporation (ALC). The US lessor is reading a strong recovery of the long-haul market that will be supported by upcoming sales, which could cover two years of...

AerCap bullish about demand as aircraft delivery delays continue

AerCap is raising its earnings per share for 2022 on the back of a strong third quarter and the year to date as the outlook for the fourth quarter looks strong. The world’s biggest lessor continues to see robust demand for air travel. Combined with the pressure on new...