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Flight Equipment Held For Operating Leases, Net (Movements In Flight Equipment Held For Operating Leases) (Details)

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Flight Equipment Held For Operating Leases, Net (Movements In Flight Equipment Held For Operating Leases) (Details) - USD ($)
$ in Thousands
12 Months Ended
Dec. 31, 2015
Dec. 31, 2014
Dec. 31, 2013
Net Investment In Finance And Sales-type Leases [Abstract]      
Net book value at beginning of period $ 31,984,668 $ 8,085,947  
ILFC Transaction   24,038,423  
GFL Transaction   (726,985)  
Additions 3,604,122 2,314,908  
Depreciation (1,803,125) (1,253,325)  
Impairment (Note 24) (16,322) (21,828) $ (25,616)
AeroTurbine restructuring (Note 25) (22,402)    
Disposals/Transfers to held for sale (1,325,626) (306,985)  
Transfers to net investment in finance and sales-type leases/inventory (201,821) (145,487)  
Net book value at end of period 32,219,494 31,984,668 $ 8,085,947
Accumulated depreciation as of December 31, 2015 and 2014, respectively $ (3,934,685) $ (2,591,000)