Aircraft orders reveal airlines' shift toward leasing

07/23/2010 | Chicago Tribune (tiered subscription model) · Bloomberg

Aircraft orders at this year's Farnborough International Airshow were up more than 300% compared with last year's sister show near Paris, another sign that that the airline industry is coming out of its recession-induced belt-tightening mode. But observers note that a majority of purchases were made by leasing companies, signaling a shift in the business model of the airline industry.

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