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21 September 2017 In This Issue
News From ISTAT
ISTAT Calendar
Member Updates
Foundation Happenings
ISTAT Appraisers' Program
Jetrader Magazine
Industry News
Naylor Association Solutions
News From ISTAT
ISTAT EMEA kicks off in just a few days, and the ISTAT EMEA mobile app and mobile-friendly site are the best ways to keep up-to-date with event activities. Use the app to contact other delegates (via messaging and to set up in-person meetings), view sponsor and exhibitor details, browse the event schedule, participate in live Q&A during sessions and more. Event delegates can access information at
Registration is open for the ISTAT Latin America Forum. Join colleagues from around the globe on 15-16 November in Bogotá, Colombia to explore the state of the Latin American aviation market and examine growth potential and challenges in the region.

Register by 28 September to receive the early bird discount of up to $550 off conference registration. Attendees can also register for the optional golf outing and/or Bogotá walking tour, and reserve rooms at a discounted rate at the Hilton Bogotá. Guests must book their rooms by 18 October to receive the discounted rate.
ISTAT will once again host a reception at the Dubai Airshow, this year at the Grosvenor House Hotel Dubai. Complimentary registration is available to members and guests and is open now.
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Bombardier Aerospace
ISTAT Calendar
24-26 September 2017
Edinburgh International Conference Centre
Edinburgh, Scotland
13 November 2017
Grosvenor House Hotel Dubai
Register now

15-16 November
Hilton,  Bogotá
Bogotá, Colombia
Register now
ISTAT Holiday Receptions
6 December 2017
Dublin, London, Los Angeles, Miami, New York, Tokyo
Registration opens next month


ISTAT Americas
4-6 March 2018
San Diego Marriott Marquis & Marina
San Diego, CA, USA

8-10 May 2018
The Ritz-Carlton Millenia, Singapore

ISTAT at the Farnborough International Airshow
Chalet: 16-22 July 2018
Reception: 16 July 2018
JW Marriott Grosvenor House
London, England

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Wilmington Trust, N.A.
Member Updates
ISTAT is pleased to announce these new and returning members. Learn more about each member and connect with them by accessing the ISTAT Member Directory.
Congratulations to these ISTAT members on their new positions.
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A leading independent aviation consultancy
IBA Group, Ltd.
  • Advising lessors, operators, OEMs, financiers & investors

  • Delivering a comprehensive mix of intelligence gathering, analysis, proprietary data, technical expertise & decades of aviation experience

  • Enhancing decision making across the aviation spectrum
Foundation Happenings
Click here to learn more about the San Diego Air and Space Museum’s impact on youth and aviation education.
Click here for insight on the Foundation’s Humanitarian Aid Program, provided by Trustee and Humanitarian Aid Program Chairman, Julian Balaam.
Applications for the 2017 ISTAT U 2.0 program (distance-learning) are now available to qualified students at universities around the world. ISTAT U is a specially designed one-year (six credit hour or global equivalent) aviation finance and leasing program.

Click here for admission requirements and application instructions. The deadline for students to apply for enrollment is Friday, 29 September 2017.

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ISTAT Appraisers' Program
The ISTAT International Appraisers' Program (IAP) is currently seeking qualified candidates for the position of Program Executive Director. Applicants must, along with being a member of ISTAT in good standing, have at least 3-5 years industry experience, a university degree and experience with association or program management. The position requires public speaking, strong organizational skills and international travel to most ISTAT conferences along with any additional industry events deemed appropriate. Submit direct inquiries and/or a CV to The full job description can be found at Applications will be accepted through 26 September.
We will be once again offering, as part of the ISTAT EMEA Conference next week, the pre-conference "Appraising 101" program for those interested in the practice of appraising or who would just like to know more about appraisals and what they mean. Plan to attend this event Sunday, 24 September from 13:30 - 15:00 in Carrick Suite, Level 1 of the Edinburgh International Conference Centre.

Contact Tia Crowley at to register.
Welcome to the newest ISTAT Certified Appraisers, who passed their examinations at ISTAT Americas earlier this year:
  • Jason Bewley, Magi Aviation Capital
  • Ameya Gore, Acumen Aviation
  • George Dimitroff, Ascend
  • Maximo Gainza, Embraer
  • David Griffin, BK Associates

The newest Senior Appraiser is Jonathan McDonald, IBA.

This brings our numbers to three Fellow Appraisers (and one Appraiser Emeritus), 43 Appraisers and 21 Senior Appraisers, which is a record total of 68 ISTAT-certified Appraisers. We also have a record count of 25 candidates, and we’re growing!

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MTU Maintenance - Lifetime Excellence
MTU Maintenance Hannover Gmbh
As engine experts and world leader in independent engine services, we focus on maximizing your earnings and optimizing costs during the lifecycle of the engine and beyond. With decades of experience we offer tailored solutions emcompassing innovative MRO services, integrated leasing and best-of-breed asset management. There is always a better solution for your engines. MTU has it.
Jetrader Magazine
The autumn issue of Jetrader is available and will be arriving in mailboxes shortly. Filled with useful and informative content, this issue offers an on-the-ground report from the Paris Air Show, while also examining aviation in Latin America from the perspective of key carriers in the region. The issue also explores aviation finance, international tax developments, appraiser education, Foundation updates and plenty of other topics. Be sure to check out the new issue here.
Numerous ISTAT members again made the biennial journey to the Paris Air Show in June for a week filled with flight demonstrations, networking events and much more. Bert van Leeuwen, DVB Bank, documented the Air Show here, and Jetrader also took a look at the ISTAT Chalet — including a very special Charity Day for children and families from the Necker-Enfants Malades Hospital in Paris — and the ISTAT Reception. Thank you to all the ISTAT members and sponsors who helped make this year's Paris Air Show a resounding success. We hope to see you all at next year's Farnborough Airshow where ISTAT will again have numerous networking opportunities for members.
Advertising space is now available in the winter issue of Jetrader magazine. This issue will feature a review of ISTAT EMEA, in addition to a host of timely and useful content. For year-round access to ISTAT members, please reference the advertising opportunities available through ISTAT and Jetrader by clicking here, or by contacting: Erik Henson, Jetrader media director at +1 352-333-3443 or

ISTAT media allows you to enjoy direct and targeted access to more than 4,500 C-suite executives, vice presidents, chairmen, partners, principals, presidents, marketing/sales directors and managers within the global aviation community.

Jetrader, ISTAT's official magazine, is circulated to ISTAT members on a quarterly basis. Each issue of Jetrader highlights industry news and case studies and contains feature articles and member spotlights.
We are now accepting article submissions for the winter 2017 issue. If you are interested in sharing your expertise and contributing to the content of Jetrader, please contact ISTAT at
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Spire Flight Solutions
Pratt & Whitney
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Industry News
IATA recently released its figures for global passenger traffic in July, which show positive growth as a whole. All regions reported passenger-volume growth during the past year, and capacity rose by 6.1 percent and and load factor increased by 0.6 percentage points to 84.7 percent, the latter of which is a record for July.
According to American Airlines and Southwest Airlines leaders, the effects of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma will not affect long-term profitability as recovery efforts in the Southern United States continue in Florida and Texas.
According to Boeing's most recent forecast, Chinese airlines could buy more than 7,000 planes worth $1.1 trillion during the next 20 years, which is a 6.3 percent increase from Boeing's 2016 forecast.
According to Emirates Airlines President Tim Clark, low-cost carriers present an unavoidable threat to long-haul carriers. But, he says, the key to survival will be tied to a carrier's flexibility.
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