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ISTAT Online facilitates conversation and learning among the ISTAT membership through a variety of digital experiences. Find inspiration and counsel when industry icons come together to discuss history and professional journeys during ISTAT Chats. Deep dive into educational topics within the commercial aviation industry during ISTAT Learning Labs. All ISTAT Online offerings are available for ISTAT members both live and on demand. 

ISTAT Learning Lab: Aviation Pathology & Treatment: Diagnosis of a Vicious Cycle

14 July 2020 | 9:00 New York | 14:00 Dublin | 21:00 Singapore

Featuring Nils Hallerstrom, Former President, PK AirFinance

Take a deeper look into various scenarios for how the COVID-19 cycle could impact traffic growth, the impact on airlines and aircraft values by comparing to previous cycles and why the cycle will eventually recover.


ISTAT Learning Lab: Implications of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Aircraft Manufacturers

21 July 2020 | 13:00 New York | 18:00 Dublin | 1:00 Singapore (22 July)

Featuring Kostya Zolotusky, Managing Partner, iFLI

This session will look at how existing backlogs, production rates, current products, product strategies and new aircraft pricing are going to be impacted by the COVID pandemic.


Past Sessions

All ISTAT Online recordings are available for ISTAT members. Below, you will find all previously aired ISTAT Chats and ISTAT Learning Labs for on demand viewing. All members will be prompted to log in to access the recordings.

ISTAT Learning Lab: Appraising Aircraft in Challenging Markets

Featuring Bryson Monteleone, Senior Advisor, Aviation Finance Advisory Services, PwC Ireland

Take a closer look at aircraft value concepts, market price discovery, comparables, discounted cash flow analysis, price transparency, availability of price data, data pool and transparency – all with a focus on the implications of the current crisis on long-term values.

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Featuring Pete Seidlitz, President, Bristol Associates and Gerry Laderman, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, United Airlines

Pete and Gerry have been shaping aircraft trading, finance, and investment for over three decades. Both have navigated our industry’s toughest downturns and every time came out on the other end in a stronger position and with better stories. In fact, Pete has built Bristol Associates with emphasis on the toughest markets, difficult aircraft and of course the more challenging customers. Why do easy deals when there are hard ones, seems to be Bristol’s motto. Gerry, on the other hand, does not necessarily seek out difficulties, but he does seem to solve many of them. Facing now the greatest financial crisis in aviation history, Gerry is using the knowledge he has built through prior restructurings and financial rebuilding efforts to help steer United Airlines through these challenging times. Watch a conversation with these two colorful industry wizards as they reflect on their past adventures, current challenges and how they see our future.

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ISTAT Learning Lab: The Post-COVID Airline Landscape

Featuring Dick Forsberg, External Senior Advisor, PwC

Gain a better understanding of what the airline landscape might look like after COVID-19 during this in-depth look into the future.

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Peter Barrett, CEO, SMBC Aviation Capital and Conor McCarthy, Founder & CEO of PlaneConsult and Dublin Aerospace

Peter and Conor have known each other for 20 years, having first met when Peter was COO at RBS Aviation Capital. They have worked together on many projects and remained firm friends since then. They are both recognized as leaders in the aviation sector and provide insights into the aviation industry, running globally competitive businesses and how commercial aviation has developed over the past 30 years, through to the critical issues that are currently faced by airlines, leasing companies and manufacturers. 

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