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

General (LATAM Transaction) (Narrative) (Details)

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General (LATAM Transaction) (Narrative) (Details)
$ in Thousands
12 Months Ended
Dec. 31, 2015
USD ($)
item
Dec. 31, 2013
USD ($)
item
Dec. 31, 2014
USD ($)
Variable Interest Entity [Line Items]      
Number of aircraft | item 1,109    
Deposits on Flight Equipment $ 3,300,426 $ 223,815 $ 3,486,514
LATAM [Member]      
Variable Interest Entity [Line Items]      
Purchase and leaseback agreement   $ 2,600,000  
Number of aircraft | item   25  
Payments for (Proceeds from) Productive Assets   $ 659,000  
Amount allocated to flight equipment held for operating leases   577,000  
Deposits on Flight Equipment   $ 82,000  
Number of aircraft to be delivered | item 13 15  
A330 Aircraft [Member] | LATAM [Member]      
Variable Interest Entity [Line Items]      
Number of aircraft | item   10