It is not often I am surprised by an advert in Flight International, the sister magazine of Airline Business.
But idly leafing through this week’s issue – 20-26 July – I came across this ad opposite the contents page.
This type of ad is a bit of a throwback. It’s a tombstone ad, once popular in mags like Airline Business, where finance houses deliver a simple message in print about a deal they have done regarding aircraft finance.
This one from FBR Capital Markets is remarkable because it records the $1 billion plus raised by Air Lease Corporation – that is the new aircraft leasing venture being launched by former ILFC founder Steven Udvar-Hazy.