Where others see complexity,
we create opportunity

A Decade of Growth... and Counting



(Owned & Managed)







(Millions of dollars)

As of 2/28/23

Our Track Record

Founded in 2004, Aircastle has grown our fleet to $6.92 billion as of February 28, 2023, with 248 owned and managed aircraft. During 2018, we dramatically improved the credit profile of the company, with ratings upgrades to BBB- by Standard & Poors, BBB by Fitch Ratings, and Baa3 by Moody’s Investors Service.

Unique & Necessary

Over the past ten years plus, Aircastle has developed, and enjoys, a well-earned reputation as a company with a unique and necessary position in the commercial aircraft leasing industry. Our investment strategy prioritizes risk adjusted returns from diverse and unique investment opportunities. With global aviation’s focus on sustainability, we recognize the priority for fuel efficient-low emissions aircraft. Our franchise strength and positioning is supported by a team of professionals with extensive experience and deep network of contacts across the industry. As the only permanently capitalized leasing platform that is focused in the secondary market we have developed a competitive advantage characterized by solid execution abilities and sound financials.

Our Ownership


Marubeni is a major Japanese integrated trading and investment business conglomerate that handles products and provides services in a broad range of businesses across wide-ranging fields.


With over 40 years of experience in aircraft finance, Mizuho Leasing offers a wide array of aviation finance services. Since 2016, Mizuho leasing has partnered with Aircastle in the IBJ Air Leasing Limited joint venture.


United States