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

ILFC Transaction (Narrative) (Details)

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ILFC Transaction (Narrative) (Details) - USD ($)
$ / shares in Units, $ in Thousands
1 Months Ended 8 Months Ended
Jun. 09, 2015
May. 14, 2014
May. 13, 2014
Aug. 24, 2015
Dec. 31, 2014
Dec. 31, 2015
Business Acquisition [Line Items]            
Debt, Book value         $ 30,402,392 $ 29,806,843
Unsecured Debt [Member]            
Business Acquisition [Line Items]            
Debt, Book value         15,982,990 $ 15,619,510
ILFC [Member]            
Business Acquisition [Line Items]            
Percentage of voting interest sold by counterparty           100.00%
Cash consideration   $ 2,400,000        
ILFC Transaction, shares   97,560,976        
Consideration transferred   $ 6,957,641        
AerCap's share price   $ 46.59        
Total revenues and other income         2,574,700  
Net income         $ 687,800  
AIG [Member] | AerCap Holdings N.V. [Member]            
Business Acquisition [Line Items]            
Number of ordinary shares sold in secondary offering 71,184,686     10,677,702    
Ordinary shares, acquired 15,698,588          
AIG [Member] | ILFC [Member]            
Business Acquisition [Line Items]            
Special distribution paid     $ 600,000