Ruairi Blaney
Ruairi Blaney

Tipp Aero


Ruairi is part of the management team at TippAero, where he is responsible for new investment analysis and transactions including managing relationships with the airline and leasing communities. Prior to TippAero, Ruairi was part of the management team in Viva Air, a leading LCC in South America with responsibility for all fleet related matters including fleet financing activities as well as a focus on cost matters across the business. Ruairi holds a bachelor’s degree in Economics and Politics from UCD (Dublin).

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  • What strategies are airlines adopting to deal with rising operating costs?
  • Are there likely to be more airline restructurings and aircraft repossessions? Will there be more state support?
  • What are the trends in lease restructuring deals? Are we due to see more PBH agreements?
  • When will the impact of volatile interest rates be seen on Lease Rate Factors?
  • Will more leases be negotiated with alternative lenders in 2023?
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