ALI in the media

Ireland was front and centre as far as the aviation industry was concerned last week when the Airfinance Journal and Airline Economics conferences were held. As thousands gathered at both of these events, media reports reinforced the country’s location as a global hub for aircraft lessors.

A special report of The Irish Times dated 24 January has interviews with the ALI Chair, as well as some of the association’s members and key stakeholders.

These and other articles are available via the following links (please note: access to the Irish Times articles may require a subscription):

Economy given €9m lift by aviation conferences
Two major international aviation conferences getting under way in Dublin this week are expected to contribute at least €9m to the economy as more than 5,500 delegates descend on the capital.

Eyes of aviation finance world focus on Dublin for conferences
Attendance at these conferences has increased by 300% since 2013, with international delegates making the greatest economic contribution and the Dublin conferences continue to be the largest in the world - over 70% greater than the nearest competitor.

High-flying aviation industry one of Ireland’s big successes
Employment rose four-fold from 2007 to 2016, with orders for over 17,000 new aircraft planned

Aviation sector trends: robustness attracting new investment
Appetite in the capital markets set to continue on corporate aviation radar

‘We are doing everything we can to encourage more women’
Attracting more women into aviation-related courses at third level is a key part of ensuring a strong pipeline of female talent into the industry

Blue-sky thinking needed as Brexit begins its final approach
The aviation industry will be challenged but not grounded by the UK’s departure from EU

Aviation recruitment is booming and there are many ways in
New courses at third level give applicants the edge in the fast-moving industry

Will our aviation industry continue to fly high?
Demand for air travel and the mechanisms to finance it will drive the future of aviation