Aircraft Leasing and Financing,
Edition 2 Tools for Success in International Aircraft Acquisition and Management
By Vitaly Guzhva, Sunder Raghavan and Damon J. D’Agostino

Publication Date: 01 Jul 2024
Awaiting publication

Aircraft Financing and Leasing: Tools for Success in Aircraft Acquisition and Management, Second Edition provides students and industry professionals with unique insights into the latest developments in the Commercial Aircraft and Engine Leasing and Financing industry that has grown into one of the most distinctive and important industries globally. This book offers a blend of academic and professional views that make it educational and relevant to the everyday operations of the industry. It can be used as a stand-alone textbook as well as a practitioner's guide.

Given the impact of the COVID-19 virus on airlines around the world, the industry has experienced substantial changes since the first edition was published. This second edition is thoroughly revised and includes some new case studies and an entirely new chapter on Environmental Considerations with Respect to Aviation Finance.

Aircraft Financing and Leasing details the industry’s foundational concepts, including aviation law and regulation, airline credit analysis, maintenance reserve development, insurance, transaction cost modeling, risk management tools such as asset and credit diversification, and the art of lease negotiations. Different types of aircraft are explored, highlighting their purposes, as well as when and why airline operators and investors choose specific models over others. In addition, the book covers important factors such as modeling financial returns for leased aircraft and appraising aircraft values.

Users will find this an ideal resource for practitioners or as an outstanding reference for senior undergraduate and graduate students.

Key Features

  • Includes a new chapter on Environmental Considerations with Respect to Aviation Finance as well as updates throughout to reflect changes in the industry, particularly due to COVID-19
  • Utilizes case studies in each chapter—real-life examples that will help the readers apply newly learned concepts to real problems of the industry
  • Highly illustrated with text boxes for examples and real-world applications; graphs, charts, tables, diagrams, flow charts, photos, maps; and examples of forms
  • Offers a blend of academic and professional views, making it suitable for both student and practitioner
  • Serves as an aircraft finance and leasing reference for those starting their careers, as well as for legal, investment, and other professionals
About the author
By Vitaly Guzhva, Professor of Finance, College of Business of Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Daytona Beach, USA; Sunder Raghavan, Distinguished Professor of Finance and Master of Science in Aviation Finance Program Coordinator, College of Business of Embry Riddle Aeronautical University, Daytona Beach, FL, USA and Damon J. D’Agostino, President and CEO, Zephyrus Aviation Capital, FL, USA
Table of Contents
1. Overview of the Aircraft Leasing Industry and Market Environment
2. Principles of Aircraft Selection
3. Principles of Aircraft Leasing versus Ownership
4. Aviation Legal and Regulatory Framework
5. Aviation Insurance and the Impact on Risk Management
6. Aircraft Funding – Debt, Equity, and the Capital Markets
7. Environmental Considerations with Respect to Aviation Finance
8. Airline Credit Analysis
9. Leasing Portfolio Management and Risk Management
10. Principles of Maintenance Reserve Development and Management
11. Transaction Modeling
12. Lease Agreement and Negotiations
13. Aircraft Valuation and Appraisal
14. Taxation and Considerations for Cross-Border Transactions
15. Engine Leasing
Book details
ISBN: 9780443153730
Page Count: 550
Retail Price : £95.95
Senior undergraduate and graduate students studying Aircraft Leasing and Financing; Industry professionals who are using the book as a reference and required reading for junior associates in Aviation Finance, Law, and Asset Management