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Aircraft Financing for Non Financiers

Improve understanding of airline financial performance & aircraft financing tools & techniques from the perspectives of airlines, lessors, bankers & manufacturers.

Who should attend?

  • Airline professionals involved in finance, fleet planning or aircraft trading
  • Manufacturer commercial executives seeking insight into airline financing trends and prospects
  • Engineers and technical specialists who are moving into a commercial role within their company
  • Bankers, lessors, advisors and lawyers new to the field of aircraft financing


  • No pre-requisite


  • Understand the role of finance and insurance in aviation
  • Know the main aviation finance and insurance jargon used
  • Understand airline financial performance and statements
  • Analyse the financing structures used in today's aircraft market
  • Appreciate the objectives of airlines, lessors, bankers, insurers and manufacturers
  • Understand the role of leasing markets, manufacturer support and export credit
  • Understand aviation insurance market, its financial impacts on airlines and aircraft financing
  • Analyse recent trends on aircraft transactions from a financial perspective
  • Comprehend the role of capital markets in aircraft finance and the current market situation


  • Four full days

Course content

  • Aviation business drivers and financial impacts
  • Overview of aircraft financing process, players and jargon
  • Airline financial statements and analysis
  • Capital markets, currency exchange and aircraft financing
  • Leasing awareness overview
  • Financing structures for aircraft
  • Aircraft loan structures and pricing

Methods and evaluation

  • Session in English - Contact us to arrange a session in another language
  • Theoretical content and practical exercises in traditional classroom style
  • Practical activities through serious game / use-case study
  • Experienced trainer all along the course
  • Continuous control through practical activity

Dates and venue:

Course fee:

  • Classroom fee: €2, 250
  • Early bird fee: €1,800 (applicable if booking is made 60 or more calendar days before the start of the course)
  • All prices excluding V.A.T where applicable
  • Full payment must be received 4 weeks prior to the session unless training is funded by an OPCO (applicable to France only).


  • For any queries regarding this session or to arrange a private session, please contact our Business team by email or by phone on 05 62 12 11 16

Access terms and deadlines:

  • Pre-registration to this course is through the online form on the dedicated session webpage
  • Pre-registration must be received 7 working days before the start of the session
  • If a training requires a pre-requisite, we will validate your registration through a test and/or a telephone interview
  • We require four weeks written cancellation notice prior to the start of the course. After this period, we will charge cancellation fees as follows;
    • Two to four weeks prior to the start of the course = 50% cancellation fee.
    • During the two weeks before the start of the course or in the case of a No-show = 100% of total amount will be charged. Please note that name changes are accepted at any time.
  • AirBusiness Academy reserves the right to cancel any course up to four weeks prior to course commencement.
  • A full refund of the course fee can be provided upon written request. AirBusiness Academy will not be liable for any other expenses incurred by course participants (i.e. airfare or hotel charges)

Accessibility for people with disabilities:

  • AirBusiness Academy strives to ensure that its learning services are open and accessible to everyone
  • If you have a disability, please let us know during the registration process. We will take the necessary measures to guarantee your comfort during your training session (example of facilities : designated parking space, ground floor classrooms, lift in operation, signage, personal assistance available)
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Page updated on 08/09/2022

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