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

Debt (Export Credit Facilities Narrative) (Details)

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Debt (Export Credit Facilities Narrative) (Details)
$ in Thousands
12 Months Ended
Dec. 31, 2015
USD ($)
item
Debt Instrument [Line Items]  
Collateral (Number of aircraft) | item 617
2004 Airbus ECA Facility [Member]  
Debt Instrument [Line Items]  
Credit facility, term 10 years
Export Credit Facilities [Member]  
Debt Instrument [Line Items]  
Credit facility amount outstanding $ 2,292,686
Debt Instrument, Collateral Amount $ 4,300,000
Export Credit Facilities [Member] | 2003 Airbus ECA Facility [Member]  
Debt Instrument [Line Items]  
Collateral (Number of aircraft) | item 17
Floating rate tranches $ 201,982
Spread over reference rate 0.35%
Debt, Maturity 2016-2020
Export Credit Facilities [Member] | 2004 Airbus ECA Credit Facility, Floating Rate Tranche [Member]  
Debt Instrument [Line Items]  
Collateral (Number of aircraft) | item 41
Floating rate tranches $ 559,467
Spread over reference rate 1.28%
Debt, Maturity 2016-2019
Export Credit Facilities [Member] | 2004 Airbus ECA Credit Facility, Fixed Rate Tranche [Member]  
Debt Instrument [Line Items]  
Collateral (Number of aircraft) | item 8
Fixed rate tranches $ 140,101
Stated interest rate 4.08%
Debt, Maturity 2018-2020
Export Credit Facilities [Member] | 2008 Airbus ECA Credit Facility Floating Rate Tranche [Member]  
Debt Instrument [Line Items]  
Collateral (Number of aircraft) | item 4
Floating rate tranches $ 102,476
Spread over reference rate 1.35%
Debt, Maturity 2022
Export Credit Facilities [Member] | 2008 Airbus ECA Credit Facility Fixed Rate Tranche [Member]  
Debt Instrument [Line Items]  
Collateral (Number of aircraft) | item 13
Fixed rate tranches $ 418,402
Stated interest rate 3.18%
Debt, Maturity 2021-2023
Export Credit Facilities [Member] | 2009 Airbus ECA Credit Facility Floating Rate Tranche [Member]  
Debt Instrument [Line Items]  
Collateral (Number of aircraft) | item 2
Floating rate tranches $ 42,394
Spread over reference rate 1.11%
Debt, Maturity 2022
Export Credit Facilities [Member] | 2009 Airbus ECA Credit Facility Fixed Rate Tranche [Member]  
Debt Instrument [Line Items]  
Collateral (Number of aircraft) | item 3
Fixed rate tranches $ 63,860
Stated interest rate 4.22%
Debt, Maturity 2021-2022
Export Credit Facilities [Member] | Airbus ECA Capital Markets Facilities [Member]  
Debt Instrument [Line Items]  
Collateral (Number of aircraft) | item 3
Fixed rate tranches $ 130,044
Stated interest rate 3.60%
Debt, Maturity 2021
Export Credit Facilities [Member] | Other Airbus ECA Facilities [Member]  
Debt Instrument [Line Items]  
Collateral (Number of aircraft) | item 5
Fixed rate tranches $ 344,649
Stated interest rate 2.38%
Debt, Maturity 2024-2027
Export Credit Facilities [Member] | 2012 Ex-Im Capital Markets Faciliy [Member]  
Debt Instrument [Line Items]  
Collateral (Number of aircraft) | item 2
Fixed rate tranches $ 220,584
Stated interest rate 1.49%
Debt, Maturity 2025
Export Credit Facilities [Member] | 2010 Ex-Im Facilities [Member]  
Debt Instrument [Line Items]  
Collateral (Number of aircraft) | item 2
Fixed rate tranches $ 33,562
Stated interest rate 2.95%
Debt, Maturity 2022
Export Credit Facilities [Member] | EDC Facilities [Member]  
Debt Instrument [Line Items]  
Collateral (Number of aircraft) | item 4
Fixed rate tranches $ 35,165
Stated interest rate 4.50%
Debt, Maturity 2020
Minimum [Member] | Export Credit Facilities [Member]  
Debt Instrument [Line Items]  
Credit facility, term 10 years
Maximum [Member] | Export Credit Facilities [Member]  
Debt Instrument [Line Items]  
Credit facility, term 12 years