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May 31, 2016

AerCap Holdings N.V. Authorizes Share Repurchase Program of $250 Million

DUBLIN - AerCap Holdings N.V. (“AerCap”) (NYSE: AER) today announced that its Board of Directors has authorized a new $250 million share repurchase program, which will run through September 30, 2016. This program is in addition to the $400 million share repurchase program announced on February 23, 2016, which runs through June 30, 2016.

Repurchases under the program may be made through open market purchases or privately negotiated transactions in accordance with applicable U.S. federal securities laws. The timing of repurchases and the exact number of shares of common stock to be purchased will be determined by the company’s management, in its discretion, and will depend upon market conditions and other factors. The program will be funded using the company’s cash on hand and cash generated from operations. The program may be suspended or discontinued at any time.

About AerCap

AerCap is the global leader in aircraft leasing with, as of March 31, 2016, approximately 1,670 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 80 countries with comprehensive fleet solutions. AerCap is listed on the New York Stock Exchange (AER) and has its headquarters in Dublin with offices in Amsterdam, Los Angeles, Shannon, Fort Lauderdale, Miami, Singapore, Shanghai, Abu Dhabi, Seattle and Toulouse.

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