International Air Traffic at Shanghai

China has imposed travel restrictions on international arrivals since March 2020, to curb the spread of new variants. The global travel restrictions of 2020 vs. 2021 have widened net losses for airlines globally. As per publicly available financial reporting, of the three major Chinese carriers, Air China has been most affected, with a widening loss of 16% …

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Putin Patrols the Skies: New Russian Law Imposed on Foreign Leased Aircraft

Caught Between a Rock and a Hard Place: Foreign Owners of Aircraft Based in Russia Following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine on the 24th February, there was strong international condemnation of the attack and fresh sanctions from the West. Aircraft lessors based in the European Union were given a month’s notice to terminate their lease contracts …

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