Antitrust motion filed by unsecured creditors of Delta Air Lines against certain aircraft bondholders "highlights the growing strength of lessors from the tightening of the worldwide aircraft market," according to debt and equity research firm CreditSights. Proposed lease rates for the 89 older aircraft "are above current market [rates] with return conditions significantly improved," CreditSights stated. The aircraft are a mix of MD-88s, 757s and 767s between 13 and 22 years old backed by ...

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