Aviation Finance

Finnair plans to buyback its own shares

Finnair announced that it would start re-acquiring its own shares....


True scale of COVID-19 pandemic: $17.45 billion losses per month

Since March 2020, airlines have been fighting a battle against all odds. Even with the industry exhibiting some signs of recovery, the true test of survival is not over yet.With IATA predicting $419 b...


Brazil proposes a $376 million injection to Azul Airlines

Azul Airlines, a Brazil-based carrier, received an injection proposal from the Brazilian government that could dilute its stock by up to 15%....


Virgin Australia’s creditors approve purchase terms by Bain

Creditors of Virgin Australia have accepted the terms of purchase previously proposed by Bain Capital (BC), the company reports....


Azul showcases $186 million cash increase amid losses

Brazilian airline Azul revealed a net increase in cash during Q2 FY2021 while avoiding any new loans....


Lufthansa Group to cut 25% of workforce, 14 A380s to follow

Lufthansa Group reported a huge Q2 2020 loss and confirmed that it will cut 22,000 jobs from the group, including 14 Airbus A380 aircraft that will be permanently retired....


Embraer pushes back E175-E2 introduction to 2023

In a financial statement released on August 5, 2020, Embraer reported second-quarter losses and a steep drop in revenue, yet the company indicates that it remains in “a stable overall position.” However, the introduction of the E175-E2 was delayed due to the current situation in the market....


Singapore Airlines Group loses $1B, expects rapid recovery

Singapore Airlines (SIA) Group (SIAG) can be officially chalked off with the rest of the airlines worldwide after taking heavy losses in Q1 2020 of $1.1 billion....


Downhill journey: United Airlines report record losses of $1.6B

On July 21, 2020, United Airlines announced the most difficult financial quarter in the company’s 94-year history with a Q2 net loss of $1.6 billion.  ...


Pandemics & aviation: is time for new standards?

Aviation is regularly affected by global pandemics outbreaks and is, in fact, one of the first industries to feel their impact. While COVID-19 impact is by far the greatest, previous outbreaks of the past, such as Swine flu ten years prior, had also had their fair share of impact on aviation.  Is it time to adjust accounting standards to these realities, asked Gediminas Ziemelis, chairman of Avia Solutions group at the opening of AIR Convent...