That bubble keeps building

The huge backlogs Airbus and Boeing have for single aisle aircraft are well known.  Both firms have backlogs of about seven years at current production levels.  Both firms are talking about and planning to increase their production rates to bring down the backlogs. We...

Air Lease Corporation sells ATR Fleet

Late in the evening yesterday an intriguing note arrived. “Air Lease Corporation (ALC) announced the sale of 25 ATR aircraft in its fleet to Nordic Aviation Capital A/S (“NAC”). These ATR aircraft have served ALC well in meeting the demand from airline customers...