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Gediminas Ziemelis
Did you know how expensive is flying?

Over the last decade, with the rise of low-cost airlines, flying became accessible to the masses - over 4.3 billion passengers were carried on scheduled flights in 2018 and the number is still on the...


Zivile Zalagenaite
Monetizing Slots, Gates and Routes

Slots, Gates and Routes (SGR) are immensely valuable assets for airlines, referred to commonly as “intangible” assets for valuation and collateralization. For operators, SGR assets represent strategic long-term competitive advantages and their value helps to raise additional capital for airlines, predominantly based in North America. mba estimates that close to $8.0bn US of debt was outstanding as of December 2016 utilizing slots, gat...


Zivile Zalagenaite
IAG buys Monarch’s slots, increases presence at Gatwick by third

International Airlines Group (IAG), the owner of British Airways, is purchasing the London Gatwick airport slots from the administrator of the recently-bankrupt UK carrier Monarch Airlines....