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  • n. Plural of lessor.

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Examples

  • They confuse compassion for their "lessors" with respect for the decision-making ability of those same people.

    Chicago Boyz

  • Older planes can fill gaps in airlines fleets, so lessors with good industry connections often find carriers glad to have used models.

    ILFC Gets Help With Fleet

  • New planes incur substantial depreciation charges, and competition among lessors to place new jets with airlines can bid down rental rates.

    ILFC Gets Help With Fleet

  • Most big airplane lessors buy new planes and rent them out to major airlines.

    ILFC Gets Help With Fleet

  • But as leasing has become more common among airlines over recent years, and as large lessors have moved to clear older planes off their books, start-ups have found a niche marketing and trading older models.

    ILFC Gets Help With Fleet

  • Container lessors, much like car rental companies, typically fund purchases by selling asset-backed securities, a type of financial instrument whose value is derived from the underlying assets.

    GE SeaCo Draws Offers

  • Another funding source is lessors themselves, who often buy planes from airlines and immediately lease them back to the carriers.

    Funding Flies for Efficient New Aircraft

  • That generally requires some kind of financing, which has tightened significantly in recent weeks, airlines and airplane lessors say.

    Funding Flies for Efficient New Aircraft

  • Many lessors are able to do this now because they amassed war chests over recent years.

    Funding Flies for Efficient New Aircraft

  • This two-step, similar to mortgaging a house, frees up airlines' cash while helping lessors grow.

    Funding Flies for Efficient New Aircraft

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