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October 15, 2015

AerCap Executes 306 Aircraft Transactions

Amsterdam, The Netherlands; October 15, 2015 - AerCap Holdings N.V. ("AerCap," NYSE: AER) today announced it has leased, purchased and sold 306 aircraft during the nine months ended September 30, 2015:

  • Signed lease agreements for 216 aircraft1, including 54 widebody and 162 narrowbody aircraft. 
     
  • Purchased 35 aircraft, including 4 Airbus A321s, 1 Airbus A330, 1 Airbus A350, 5 Boeing 787-8s, 6 Boeing 787-9s, and 18 Boeing 737-800s.
     
  • Executed sale transactions for 55 aircraft1.

"AerCap is the most active aircraft lessor in the world, and our transactions to date demonstrate the strength of our global platform," said AerCap CEO Aengus Kelly. "As we continue to meet the needs of our global customer base, we lease or sell an aircraft every 24 hours, consisting of two widebody and five narrowbody aircraft transactions per week."

(1) Transactions - breakdown by aircraft type:

              

  Lease Agreements Signed   Sales Executed
  Third Quarter 2015 Nine Months 2015   Third Quarter 2015 Nine Months 2015
Airbus A320 Family 9 71   3 15
Airbus A320neo Family 13 16   - -
Airbus A330 5 28   4 5
Airbus A340 - 3   1 3
Boeing 737NG 11 68   - -
Boeing 737Classics 1 5   1 8
Boeing 747 - 2   - 2
Boeing 757 - 2   3 12
Boeing 767 3 10   - 2
Boeing 777 - 3   4 4
Boeing 787 4 7   - 2
Other - 1   1 2
Total 46 216   17 55

As of September 30, 2015, AerCap's portfolio consisted of approximately 1,730 aircraft that were either owned, managed, or under contract to purchase.

About AerCap

AerCap is the global leader in aircraft leasing and has one of the most attractive order books in the industry. AerCap serves over 200 customers in approximately 90 countries with comprehensive fleet solutions and provides part-out and engine leasing services through its subsidiary, AeroTurbine. AerCap is listed on the New York Stock Exchange (AER). The company is headquartered in Amsterdam and has offices in Dublin, Los Angeles, Shannon, Fort Lauderdale, Miami, Singapore, Shanghai, Abu Dhabi, Seattle, and Toulouse.

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