Investec Aviation Finance: Aircraft fleet growth costs cannot be met by airlines alone

    Investec Aviation Finance stated (24-Sep-2018) growth of the world’s commercial aircraft leasing fleet will require financing in excess of USD100 billion per year, which is a “cost which cannot be borne by the airlines alone and will require significant institutional investment”. According to Investec Aviation Finance, aircraft leasing has “infrastructure-like characteristics and can generate attractive absolute returns in comparison to other asset classes which have historically attracted infrastructure and real assets investors”. [more – original PR]