Singapore University of Social Sciences

Aviation Finance

Aviation Finance (EAS431)

Applications Open: 01 October 2021

Applications Close: 30 November 2021

Next Available Intake: January 2022

Course Types: Modular Undergraduate Course

Language: English

Duration: 6 months

Fees: To be confirmed

Area of Interest: Science & Technology

Schemes: To be confirmed

Funding: To be confirmed

School/Department: School of Science & Technology


The course covers important areas of aviation financing which includes analyses of aircraft leasing at a national and international level, and detailed discussions on insurance, political risk, regulation and legal issues.

Level: 4
Credit Units: 5
Presentation Pattern: Every semester


  • Aviation financing sources
  • Commercial bank lending and export credit agency support
  • Operating leasing and aircraft securitisation
  • Structuring cross-border aircraft leases including a sampler on aircraft leasing in different continents
  • Financing national airlines in developing countries
  • Credit assessment of an airline
  • The aircraft as an investment
  • Legal and insurance issues
  • Regulatory framework for airline operations
  • International conventions affecting aircraft financing transactions

Learning Outcome

  • Appraise the general financial status of the aviation industry.
  • Distinguish the types of financing model for aircraft acquisition and the key factors affecting the airline financial standing.
  • Evaluate the future trends of industry directions through industry and data analysis from key forecast organization and external shock factors that threaten the industry’s profitability.
  • Choose and apply business tools when tackling real business problems.
  • Appraise the industrial trends and situations for business forecasting and decision making.
  • Examine the external shocks that may reshape the competitions and industrial landscape.
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