Since the tenant is the beneficial owner, a change of ownership between the tenant of the goods and the tenant is recorded at the beginning of the lease. The owner has legal title, but has no economic property. On the other hand, under hire-purchase agreements, the goods do not change ownership of the lessee and are therefore not included in the common good upon delivery to the lessee. (IMTS2010, A.11) Under a standard lease agreement, the lessor owns the aircraft. However, rents will probably be reduced in order to compensate for the tax advantages retained by the lessor. The longer the leasing obligation, the lower the likely it is that payments will be made, as the lessor bears a lower risk to the residual value of the asset. 5.57 Examples of situations that would normally lead to the qualification of leasing: despite the bankruptcies of Air Berlin and Monarch Airlines, their leased aircraft were quickly placed at “normal market prices” due to traffic growth, given that global passenger kilometres increased by 7.7% year-on-year by September 2017 and Airbus is experiencing difficulties due to delays in the supply of engines, A320nen.  There are many ways to fly airplanes….