Company History

2017

  • Sold one B757-200PCF in partnership with the Erickson Group to AsiaPacific Airlines in Guam.
  • Arranged the sale and leaseback of three B767-300ER aircraft from Hawaiian Airlines to Fortress Air Group.
  • Sold one ex-UA B757 airframe to Aventure Aviation.

2016 

  • First lessor to sign definitive purchase agreement with Mitsubishi Regional Jet for up to 20 MRJ 90 Aircraft
  • Arranged the sale of a portfolio of B767-300ER and B757 aircraft from AWAS to Fortress Air Group.
  • Acquired with Fortress Air Group two Boeing B757’s on lease to Royal Air in Russia and Uzbekistan Airlines.
  • Transferred one B757-200 from Tajik Airlines to Azur Air, Turkey in partnership with Fortress Air Group.

2015 

  • Acquired ex VIM-Avia Boeing 757-200 MSN 25441 from Aeroturbine and inducted the aircraft in the Precision 15 pallet P2F Conversion program
  • Acquired with Fortress Air Group Boeing 757-200 aircraft MSN 30338 from Boeing Capital Corp and leased to Tajik Air

2014

  • Acquired Boeing 757-200 MSN 25436 from VIM Airlines
  • Sold Boeing 757-200 MSN 25436 to Asia Pacific Airlines
  • Arranged purchase of 18 Boeing 757-200 aircraft from General Foods Credit Corp 

2013

  • Sold 1 B757-200 to GA Telesis

  • Purchased four (4) PW2040 engines from VIM-Avia and sold to Aeroturbine
  • Acquired Boeing 757-200 airframe MSN 24749 from VIM Airlines 
  • Sold Boeing 757-200 airframe to AJ Walter Aviation

 2012 

  • Acquired 2 B757-200's from Volito, on lease to Thomas Cook

  • Sold 2 B757-200's to FedEx

  • Acquired 2 ex-UAL 757-200's from Bank of America Merrill Lynch
  • Sold 1 PW2000's to Pratt & Whitney
  • Sold 3 PW2000 to Cargo Aircraft Management
  • Acquired 1 RB211 from Rolls Royce
  • Acquired 1 RB211 from AAR
  • Leased 1 B757-200PCF to DHL

2011

  • Acquired 1 B757-200 from Boeing Capital Corporation

  • Sold 1 B757-200 to Cargo Aircraft Management

  • Leased 2 B757-200's to DHL

  • Sold 1 PW2037M to AAR

     
2010
 

  • Acquired 3 B757-200 from Far Eastern Air Transport

  • Acquired 3 B757-200PCF from Merrill Lynch

  • Acquired 1 B757 from GOAL, on lease to OpenSkies

  • Acquired 1 B757-200 from AeroTurbine

  • Acquired 1 B757-200 from Royal Air Maroc

  • Converted 3 B757's at Flightstar using Precision Conversions STC

  • Leased 3 B757-200's to DHL

  • Sold 1 A300B4-200F to Midex

2009
 
  • Sold 2 DC10-30F aircraft to Kelowna Flightcraft 

2008

  • Sold 2 DC10-30F aircraft to Kelowna Flightcraft
  • Acquired (JV) 1 B757-200 from PNC Bank, aircraft on lease to United Airlines
  • Sold 1 DC10-30F to Capital Asset (UAE)

2007

  • Acquired (JV) 1 A300B4-200F aircraft from Finova, leased to European Air Transport (DHL)
  • Sold 1 DC10-30F to Arrow Air
  • Sold 2 A300B4-200F aircraft to Midex Airlines

2006

  • Sold 4 A300B4-200F to Midex Airlines (Abu Dhabi)
  • Acquired (JV) 4 DC10-30F aircraft from Finova, aircraft on lease to DAS Cargo and Variglog
  • Leased 1 A300B4-200F to European Air Transport (DHL)
  • Acquired (JV) 2 DC10-30 aircraft from CIT
  • Acquired (JV) 1 DC10-30 aircraft from SH&E
  • Sold 4 DC8-73Fs to Air Transport International
  • Sold (JV) 3 DC10-30 aircraft to Qwest
  • Sold 1 DC8-73F to BETA (Brazil)

2005

  • Acquired (JV) 2 DC10-30F aircraft from ILFC, aircraft on lease to World Airways

2003

  • Sold 1 DC8-62F to Capital Asset (UAE)
  • Sold 1 DC8-63F to Capital Asset (UAE)

2002

  • Leased 4 DC8-73Fs to Air Transport Airways
  • Sold 2 DC8-63Fs to Arrow Air

2001

  • Hired by Consolidated Freightways in 2001 to redeploy Emery's lease fleet of 38 DC8 and DC10 aircraft

2000

  • Leased 7 A300B4-200Fs to Express.net Airlines
  • Sold 1 DC8-62F to MK Airlines

1999

  • Aerolease entered into a $130,000,000 securitization (Aerofreighter Finance Trust)
  • Acquired 3 A300B4-200Fs from Aviation Sales

1998

  • Formed Joint Venture with Babcock and Brown to purchase 3 A300B4-200 aircraft, converted these to freighters and leased them to European Air Transport (DHL)
  • Acquired 4 A300B4-200 aircraft from Qantas Airways and converted to freighter
  • Leased 2 DC8-73/71F aircraft to Emery Worldwide Airlines

1997

  • Acquired 4 DC8-73F aircraft from Lufthansa Cargo and leased to Emery Worldwide Airlines

1996

  • Acquired 1 DC8-71 passenger aircraft from Zambia Airways, converted the aircraft to freighter and leased to Southern Air Transport
  • Sold 2 DC8-63F aircraft to Airborne Express

1995

  • Acquired 1 DC8-73F from the Royal Flight of Oman
  • Leased 1 DC8-73F to Southern Air Transport
  • Sold 2 DC8-63F aircraft to Airborne Express
1994
  • Acquired 2 DC8-63 passenger aircraft from African Safari
  • Sold 2 DC8-63 passenger aircraft to Airborne Express
1993
  • Acquired 2 DC8-63 passenger aircraft from Aerolineas Argentina
  • Sold 2 DC8-63 aircraft to Airborne Express
1992
  • Sold 2 DC8-63Fs to Airborne Express
1991
  • Converted 3 DC8-63 passenger aircraft to freighters
  • Sold 3 DC8-63Fs to Airborne Express
1990
  • Acquired 4 DC8-63 aircraft for Worldways of Canada, Converted all four aircraft to freighters
  • Leased 3 DC8-63F to BAX Global (Flown by ATI)
  • Leased 1 DC8-63F to Arrow Air
1989
  • Acquired 3 DC8-62F aircraft from the Royal Thai Air Force
  • Leased 2 DC8 aircraft to Arrow Air
  • Leased 1 DC8 aircraft (combi) to Hawaiian Airlines
1988
  • Acquired 8 DC8-63 passenger aircraft from SAS
  • Leased 2 DC8-63 passenger aircraft to Gulf Air
  • Leased 2 DC8-63 passenger aircraft to Aero Peru
  • Converted 4 DC8-63 aircraft to Freighters
  • Leased 2 aircraft to Challenge Air Cargo
  • Leased 1 aircraft to Tampa Columbia
  • Leased 1 aircraft to BAX Global
1987
  • Acquired 3 DC8-63F aircraft from Emery Worldwide Airlines and leased back
1986
  • Aerolease International - founded by Michael Goldberg