Given the gravity and confidential nature of our clients? investment decisions, our objectivity is paramount. It is therefore critical to our business model structure that Alton remains fiercely independent. We have no joint ventures, affiliations, or other business associations that would divert us from our singular mission ? serving the best interests of our valued clients. As a result, we continue to earn considerable repeat business from a loyal client base.
By John Mowry | ??
At the Airline Economics: Growth Frontiers Dublin 2018 conference, Alton Aviation Consultancy?s Managing Director John Mowry led a session focused on the aircraft operating leasing economics. The presentation reviewed the expanding market for aircraft operating leases, and then explored the wide range of cash flows that influence economics, including acquisition cost, lease rental income, maintenance cash flows, financing costs, transition costs, residual sales proceeds, and servicing fees. A sensitivity analysis against the baseline assumptions for each cash flow was performed to determine the key factors influencing equity returns (IRRs).
By Laetitia Achille | ??
Laetitia Achille, Alton Aviation Consultancy Managing Director, made a presentation on how today?s aircraft transactions should be valued at the Airfinance Journal?s annual Dublin conference. The presentation outlined recent trends in aircraft sale transactions, and documented that the vast majority of commercial aircraft transactions in the secondary market are with attached leases, rather than outright sales. For such transactions, a financial valuation is most appropriate to assess the lease encumbered value.
By Laetitia Achille | ??
At the Airline Economics: Growth Frontiers Dublin 2018 conference, Alton Aviation Consultancy?s Managing Director Laetitia Achille led a session focused on aircraft lease maintenance cash flows. The presentation introduced the audience to aircraft maintenance, selected maintenance-related provisions customary in aircraft operating lease agreements, base case maintenance cash flows, and stress testing of maintenance cash flows customary in asset backed securitizations.
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By Jonathan Berger | ??
At the annual IATA Maintenance Cost Conference, Alton Aviation Consultancy Managing Director Jonathan Berger gave a speech entitled The Power of ?Little Data? and the Evolution of MRO. The presentation highlighted how the aviation industry has evolved over the past several decades and the substantial progress achieved with regards to aircraft safety, dispatch reliability, and operating cost reduction. Numerous examples of pre-?big data? improvements resulting from innovative supply chain management strategies, engineering design improvements, and new technology incorporation.