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Related party transactions (Schedule of Related Party Transactions) (Details)

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Related party transactions (Schedule of Related Party Transactions) (Details) - USD ($)
$ in Thousands
12 Months Ended
Dec. 31, 2019
Dec. 31, 2018
Dec. 31, 2017
Related Party Transaction [Line Items]      
Management fees $ 2,515 $ 2,654 $ 2,795
Dividends 3,148 3,180 8,305
AerDragon      
Related Party Transaction [Line Items]      
Dividends 1,667 1,667 3,333
ACSAL      
Related Party Transaction [Line Items]      
Dividends 1,088 1,119 1,949
AerLift      
Related Party Transaction [Line Items]      
Dividends 393 394 3,023
Management Service | AerDragon      
Related Party Transaction [Line Items]      
Management fees 675 497 507
Management Service | ACSAL      
Related Party Transaction [Line Items]      
Management fees 480 480 480
Management Service | AerLift      
Related Party Transaction [Line Items]      
Management fees $ 1,360 $ 1,677 $ 1,808