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Commitments and contingencies (Narrative) (Details)

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Commitments and contingencies (Narrative) (Details)
1 Months Ended 6 Months Ended
Oct. 24, 2014
USD ($)
Mar. 16, 2009
USD ($)
Oct. 31, 2013
USD ($)
claim
Jul. 31, 2011
USD ($)
claim
Jun. 30, 2021
aircraft
Dec. 31, 1992
engine
aircraft
Jan. 01, 1990
engine
aircraft
VASP Litigation              
Loss Contingencies [Line Items]              
Damages awarded | $ $ 36,900,000 $ 40,000,000          
VASP Litigation | VASP Litigation English Court              
Loss Contingencies [Line Items]              
Claim award for loss of profit plus accrued interest | $ 40,000,000            
VASP Litigation | VASP Litigation Irish Court              
Loss Contingencies [Line Items]              
Claim award for loss of profit plus accrued interest | $ $ 24,000,000            
VASP Litigation | Aircraft              
Loss Contingencies [Line Items]              
Number of capital leased assets | aircraft           13  
Number of leases that company incurred obligations due to another company's default | aircraft           13  
VASP Litigation | Engines              
Loss Contingencies [Line Items]              
Number of capital leased assets | engine           3  
Number of leases that company incurred obligations due to another company's default | aircraft           3  
Transbrasil Litigation              
Loss Contingencies [Line Items]              
Number of actions | claim       3      
Aggregate amount due from AerCap | $       $ 210,000,000      
Number of claims dismissed | claim     2        
Damages suffered | $     $ 0        
Transbrasil Litigation | Statutory Penalties              
Loss Contingencies [Line Items]              
Number of actions | claim       1      
Transbrasil Litigation | Recovery of Attorneys' Fees              
Loss Contingencies [Line Items]              
Number of actions | claim       1      
Transbrasil Litigation | Indemnity Claim              
Loss Contingencies [Line Items]              
Number of actions | claim       1      
Transbrasil Litigation | Aircraft              
Loss Contingencies [Line Items]              
Number of capital leased assets | aircraft             1
Transbrasil Litigation | Engines              
Loss Contingencies [Line Items]              
Number of capital leased assets | engine             2
Capital Addition Purchase Commitments              
Loss Contingencies [Line Items]              
Number of forward orders | aircraft         280