Issuance of bonds backed by aircraft leases is likely to increase as commercial airlines rely more heavily on leasing to finance new aircraft, according to Fitch Ratings.

However, Fitch expects enhanced equipment trust certificates (EETCs) will continue to represent the lion’s share of this activity. The rating agency does not expect lessors to securitize operating leases in a more material way over the next year.

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