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M&A deals rising in China plane leasing market

Renting out aircraft to airlines is proving to be more lucrative than flying one

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MR LI: Hong Kong's richest man has spotted the potential pay-off in plane leasing. He entered the industry last year.

Beijing

CHINA is making the aircraft-leasing business a popular destination for mergers and acquisitions.

Plane-leasing companies in China have been involved in more than US$16 billion worth of acquisitions since last year, according to figures compiled by Bloomberg. In addition,