Entries by Krista Brancati

Maintenance Matters in Aircraft ABS Deals – Part 2

In this edition of mba Aviation’s Insight Series, the Forecasting & Modeling team analyzes the effect of monthly utilization on maintenance cash flow. Key Concepts: Aircraft utilization has a non-linear effect on maintenance cash flow value to a lessor. Outflows are significantly larger and less frequent than inflows, so the shifting of outflow timing due […]

Maintenance Matters in Aircraft ABS Deals – Part 1

In this edition of mba Aviation’s Insight Series, the Forecasting & Modeling team looks at the way Maintenance is considered in Aircraft Securitizations. Key Concepts: Maintenance Value and Compensation are significant elements in Aircraft Asset Backed Securitizations (ABS) The Maintenance Support Account of an ABS is used to fund all future maintenance events for the […]

In the Spotlight: The Airbus A321XLR

In this edition of mba Aviation’s Insight Series, Ryan Cross, Analyst – Market Intelligence & Innovation, analyzes the appeal of the Airbus A321XLR to Operators. Key Concepts: Airbus’ A321XLR program builds on the success of the A321neo to bring superior fuel efficiency and narrowbody economics to intercontinental routes. The XLR aircraft offers network carriers an […]

The Possible Effect of the Coronavirus Outbreak on the Aviation Industry and Aircraft Values

In this edition of mba Aviation’s Insight Series, Sloane Churchill, Analyst – Asset Valuations, uses analysis of the effect of the SARS outbreak of 2002-2003 on aircraft values and the aviation industry to provide insight on how today’s Coronavirus might take its toll. Key Concepts: SARS increased volatility of market values for older vintage and […]