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January 5, 2021

AerCap Signed Financing Transactions for Approximately $8.3 Billion and Leased, Purchased and Sold 179 Aircraft in 2020

DUBLIN - AerCap Holdings N.V. (“AerCap”) (NYSE: AER) has announced its major business transactions during the full year and fourth quarter 2020:

Full Year 2020 Transactions

  • Signed financing transactions for approximately $8.3 billion.
  • Signed lease agreements for 97 aircraft.
  • Purchased 36 new aircraft.
  • Executed sale transactions for 46 aircraft.

Fourth Quarter 2020 Transactions

  • Signed financing transactions for approximately $2.8 billion. 
  • Signed lease agreements for 31 aircraft, including 9 widebody aircraft and 22 narrowbody aircraft. 
  • Purchased 18 aircraft, including 12 Airbus A320neo Family aircraft, 1 Boeing 787-9 and 5 Embraer E2s. 
  • Executed sale transactions for 12 aircraft, including 2 Airbus A320 Family aircraft, 2 Boeing 737NGs, 2 Boeing 737 Classics, 2 Boeing 757s, 3 Boeing 767-300ERs and 1 Boeing 777-300 from AerCap’s owned portfolio.

About AerCap

AerCap is the global leader in aircraft leasing with one of the most attractive order books in the industry. AerCap serves approximately 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 Shannon, Los Angeles, Singapore, Amsterdam, Shanghai, Abu Dhabi, Seattle and Toulouse.

Forward-Looking Statements

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