How Lessors Are Providing A Vital Bridge For Airlines

Southwest Airlines raised $815 million from sale-and-leaseback deals in May, including a deal with BOC Aviation involving 10 Boeing 737 MAX 8s.
Credit: Southwest Airlines

As the commercial aviation business navigates its way through the COVID-19 pandemic, which has cratered air passenger traffic demand, one sector is flying relatively high: aircraft leasing. Operating under a business model based on maximum flexibility to meet changing market conditions, aircraft...

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