The AELF FlightService team has successfully completed over 200 commercial aircraft transactions. We have experience with a broad range of custom solutions, including sale and leasebacks, sale stub leasebacks, forward purchases, acquisition and lease novations, wet and dry leasing, and power by the hour (PBH) arrangements.
Our strategy is to acquire and lease mid-life assets with our own equity. We acquire our aircraft and engines through a variety of channels, including airlines, OEMs, other leasing companies and asset managers.
All core competencies related to deal generation, technical bridging, lease administration and technical asset management are housed internally. We have created a professional team of in-house aircraft leasing experts, focused on ensuring our aircraft investments are appropriately managed.
Our team has significant experience in acquiring, leasing, managing and trading mid-life aircraft and engines throughout their remaining life cycle. We provide customized leasing solutions depending on the specific airline’s requirements and constraints.
We can assist airlines when transitioning into new aircraft types. We can help you implement cost-effective and seamless fleet transitions based on your goals and strategic plan.
We offer aircraft sales from inventory, aircraft sourcing, acquisition, leasing and financing. Our sale and leaseback structures can allow airlines to improve their liquidity position.
We specialize in unconventional aircraft solutions. Our team has extensive experience engineering financial structures that help airlines persevere through challenging times, respond to growth opportunities, and expand capacity. We can engineer a sale, leasing or finance solution that matches your fleet strategy.
Our team has extensive expertise in aircraft bridging, reconfiguration and airframe & engine maintenance events. We have managed aircraft throughout their life cycle, allowing us to extract the highest value from our assets.
We can transition and reconfigure aircraft based on specific airline and local requirements. Our team has extensive experience in aircraft bridging processes and placing aircraft through heavy maintenance.
Due to our unique ability to provide wet and dry aircraft leasing structures, this allows us to assist airlines when integrating a new aircraft type onto an Air Operator’s Certificate. Our advice and guidance can prove invaluable during this process.
We buy, lease and finance a variety of engines to help power today’s commercial aircraft. Our engine solutions can help provide flexibility to cover maintenance events, green-time and Power by the Hour (PBH) leasing to avoid costly shop visits, and spare engine support.
Your specific fleet needs and goals don't always fit with conventional offerings from leasing companies. We aim to engineer custom financial solutions that overcome your unique obstacles. We have the financial strength, acumen and wherewithal to engineer and close custom deals efficiently.