Paraic Quinn
Paraic Quinn
Head of Trading & Capital Markets



Paraic joined Avolon in 2012 and has responsibility for all of Avolon’s fundraising activities across public and private markets, as well as all of the company’s trading activity. In his previous role as Head of Trading he transacted on over $10bn of aircraft sales. His current role sees him interact with a broad range of stakeholders including lenders, investors and trading counterparties. Earlier this year he was elected to the ISTAT Board of Directors.

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Main Event

  • Is easing inflationary pressures encouraging more aircraft trades? 
  • How have aircraft sellers responded to pressures that have been restricting secondary market? How big or small is the current bid/ask gap compared six months ago?  
  • What is the single biggest factor affecting aircraft trades today? Inflated book values, low historical lease rate factors, higher cost of funding, airline credit? 
  • Have airline restructurings seen many assets come onto the secondary trading market? 
  • Is there still a dislocation of book values and lease rates for a) new aircraft and b) used narrowbodies? 
  • What is the latest on GATS? 
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