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June 1, 2015

AerCap Holdings N.V. Announces Secondary Share Offering

Amsterdam, Netherlands; June 1, 2015 - AerCap Holdings N.V. (NYSE: AER; "AerCap" or "the Company") today announced that American International Group, Inc. ("AIG" or the "selling shareholder"), the beneficial owner of 46% of AerCap's ordinary shares outstanding as of March 31, 2015, has informed AerCap of AIG's intention to sell 50,000,000 ordinary shares, or 51% of its AerCap holdings, through an underwritten public offering.

AerCap today announced the launch of an underwritten secondary offering by AIG of 50,000,000 AerCap ordinary shares, or 24% of AerCap's ordinary shares outstanding.  AerCap will not receive any proceeds from the sale of the ordinary shares offered.  The selling shareholder has granted to the underwriters a 30-day option to purchase up to 7,500,000 additional ordinary shares from the selling shareholder.

Citigroup and Goldman, Sachs & Co. are serving as global coordinators for the underwritten offering.

The Company has filed a registration statement (including a prospectus) on Form F-3 with the SEC for the underwritten offering to which this communication relates. The registration statement automatically became effective upon filing on March 31, 2015.  Investors should read the accompanying prospectus dated March 31, 2015, the preliminary prospectus supplement relating to the offering that the Company will file with the SEC and other documents the Company has filed with the SEC for more complete information about the Company and this offering. These documents may be obtained for free by visiting EDGAR on the SEC's website at www.sec.gov .

The prospectus supplement and accompanying prospectus relating to the offering may be obtained from: Citigroup, c/o Broadridge Financial Solutions, 1155 Long Island Avenue, Edgewood, NY 11717, via telephone: 800-831-9146; and Goldman Sachs & Co., Attention: Prospectus Department, 200 West Street, New York, New York 10282, via telephone: 1-866-471-2526 or via email: prospectus-ny@ny.email.gs.com.

This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy the Company's ordinary shares or any other securities, nor shall there be any offer, solicitation or sale of these securities in any state or jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such state or jurisdiction.

About AerCap Holdings N.V.

AerCap is the global leader in aircraft leasing with approximately 1,640 owned, managed or on order aircraft in its portfolio. AerCap 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) and has its headquarters in Amsterdam with offices in Dublin, Los Angeles, Shannon, Fort Lauderdale, Miami, Singapore, Shanghai, Abu Dhabi, Seattle and Toulouse.

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