Aircraft Leasing & Financing Advisory

Leading lessors, operators, lenders and investors have counted on Alton Aviation Consultancy – through multiple business cycles – for financial analysis, due diligence, market analysis, entrance/exit advisory, aircraft appraisals, and remarketing and technical services. Our professionals have advised many of the largest finance and leasing transactions in the aviation industry. Our aircraft consulting includes comprehensive, detailed evaluation through the entirety of an aviation asset’s lifecycle; new or near-new, mid-life, and end-of-life aircraft segments.

Debt and Equity Investments We evaluate a broad range of investments, from single assets to large portfolios, including leasing startups, investment funds, joint ventures, structured financings and securitizations, and whole enterprise transactions.

Our aircraft advisory services frequently begin with market analysis of the air transport and aircraft leasing industries. Next, we use a variety of tools to help investors understand business cycles, strategies, returns and risks:

  • Quantitative scenario analysis
  • Competitive and operational/risk assessment of the target lessor and portfolio
  • Aircraft appraisals and valuations by ISTAT-certified appraisers, leveraging Alton’s proprietary aircraft bluebook
  • Lease encumbered valuations, maintenance support evaluations and other lease-related cash flow forecasts, and residual value projections
15 Jan 19
Aircraft Leasing & Financing Advisory,   Aviation & Aerospace Investors

Untangling the growing web of aircraft transactions and values

By Adam Cowburn,   Adam Guthorn,   Brian Rynott,   Isobel Fenton,   John Mowry,   Laetitia Achille   |   Article

There are many factors that influence aircraft values, but these factors can be complex. In a special white paper authored for the Airfinance Journal’s 2018-2019 Annual, Alton Aviation Consultancy authored...


26 Jun 18
Aircraft Leasing & Financing Advisory

Busting the Myth, East & West

By John Mowry   |   Presentation

John Mowry, Managing Director, recently presented an assessment of certain characteristics of the Top 10 aircraft lessors at Ishka’s Aviation Finance Festival held in Dublin on June 26, 2018. The...


03 May 18
Aircraft Leasing & Financing Advisory,   Airlines,   Aviation & Aerospace Investors,   Aerospace Manufacturers & Suppliers,   MRO & Aftermarket

Commercial Aero-Engine Market Update & Analysis

By Adam Guthorn   |   Presentation

Alton Aviation Consultancy Director, Adam Guthorn, presented an engine fleet forecast and an overview of the engine leasing market at the Engine Leasing, Trading & Finance conference in London on...


17 Apr 18
Aircraft Leasing & Financing Advisory,   Airlines

Aircraft Engine Investment Considerations

By John Mowry   |   Presentation

Alton Aviation Consultancy’s Managing Director John Mowry presented at Airfinance Journal’s roundtable entitled “Financing and Investing in Aircraft Engines”, held at The Peninsula Tokyo, on April 18, 2018. The presentation...


12 Apr 18
Aircraft Leasing & Financing Advisory

Impact of Lessee Defaults on Aircraft Leasing

By John Mowry   |   Presentation

Alton Aviation Consultancy Managing Director John Mowry presented an assessment of the impact airline lessee defaults have on the economics of an individual leased aircraft and on a portfolio of...