Aircastle Limited acquires, leases and sells commercial jet aircraft to airlines throughout the world.
As of September 30, 2016, Aircastle owned and managed on behalf of our joint ventures 186 aircraft leased to 65 lessees located in 35 countries. Aircastle employs a balanced approach to investment and capitalization, factoring in industry cyclicality and other global and regional market dynamics. We focus on a long-term investment horizon.
Our business is managed by a team of aviation professionals with extensive industry experience. Through servicing offices in the US, Ireland and Singapore, we provide our airline customers with an exceptional level of service and our investors with global coverage and local market knowledge.
Our shareholder base includes two major strategic partners that collectively own approximately 37% of Aircastle’s shares:
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