Annual and transition report of foreign private issuers pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)

Investments (Details)

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Investments (Details) - USD ($)
$ in Thousands
Dec. 31, 2019
Dec. 31, 2018
Schedule of Equity Method Investments [Line Items]    
Undistributed earnings of investments $ 39,400 $ 48,200
Peregrine    
Schedule of Equity Method Investments [Line Items]    
Cost method investments 3,300 3,300
Variable Interest Entity, Not Primary Beneficiary    
Schedule of Equity Method Investments [Line Items]    
Equity investment in unconsolidated joint venture $ 119,979 128,812
Variable Interest Entity, Not Primary Beneficiary | AerDragon    
Schedule of Equity Method Investments [Line Items]    
Equity investment, ownership percentage 16.70%  
Equity investment in unconsolidated joint venture $ 68,673 65,920
Variable Interest Entity, Not Primary Beneficiary | AerLift    
Schedule of Equity Method Investments [Line Items]    
Equity investment, ownership percentage 39.30%  
Equity investment in unconsolidated joint venture $ 35,188 47,644
Variable Interest Entity, Not Primary Beneficiary | ACSAL    
Schedule of Equity Method Investments [Line Items]    
Equity investment, ownership percentage 19.40%  
Equity investment in unconsolidated joint venture $ 16,118 $ 15,248