Executive Education in Aviation Finance and Leasing

Start date: 18 November 2019

Duration: 3 days

Location: Limerick

Certificate: n/a

Cost: €1,195 per person (Skillnet funded cost)

Programme overview

Three Day Programme providing a comprehensive introduction to aviation finance and leasing including commercial, technical, financial, legal and risk management aspects.
The programme includes a lease negotiation exercise through which participants will gain a practical understanding of the dynamic aspects of negotiating an aircraft lease and the factors that influence a successful outcome

Learning outcomes

A comprehensive understanding of aviation finance and leasing from commercial, legal, technical, financial and risk management perspectives.

An understanding of the considerations associated with acquiring an aircraft by way of manufacturer order, trade purchase or lease

Who is the course for

Participants in the aviation industry that require a broad understanding of aviation finance and leasing. This may include participants from aircraft leasing companies whose current role is specialised and who wish to put it in a broader business context or participants from other aviation companies (airlines, MROs, other service providers) that interact with aviation finance and leasing companies.

Participants from professional services firms (legal, tax, accounting, IT, etc) that interact with aviation finance and leasing companies and who would benefit from a better understanding of the business.

Participants who have aspirations of working in aviation finance and leasing.


Industry Overview

Aircraft Selection

Commercial Structure of an Operating Lease

Legal Issues

Maintenance Programmes

Financial Aspects of Maintenance

On-Lease Asset Management (including Technical Records)

Aircraft Variations and Modifications

Technical Regulatory Compliance

Delivery and Redelivery Conditions


Lease Pricing

Trainer Profile

John McMahon has more than 30 years of experience in commercial aviation and finance.

He is Adjunct Professor at the University of Limerick’s Kemmy Business School where he lectures on the MBA and the Specialist Diploma in Aviation Finance & Leasing courses.

His non-executive directorships include Genesis Aircraft Services (aircraft leasing), Shenton Aircraft Investment (aircraft leasing), Investec Aircraft Syndicate (aircraft leasing), BNP Paribas Ireland (banking), Turbine Engines Securitization Limited (aero-engine leasing). He was a director of Wizz Air (airline) from 2012 to 2018.

Please contact maeve@icbe.ie for more information or to book a place

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