Hedge my (airline) risk

Hedge my (airline) risk

Airlines can soon hedge their ticket price revenues with a new financial product launched by Airbus-subsidiary Skytra Ltd. The tool was unveiled on January 20 in Dublin, where this week the air financial and leasing industry gathers for the Airline Economic Growth...

Buying or leasing? That’s the question

Leasing of aircraft has taken a jump. Yet airlines prefer to buy them outright too. Richard Schuurman looks at the trends. Over the half a century of airliner leasing it has been a booming business. “In 1970 a half of one percent of the world’s fleet was leased. In...