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

Equity (Narrative) (Details)

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Equity (Narrative) (Details) - USD ($)
1 Months Ended 12 Months Ended
May. 14, 2014
Jun. 30, 2015
Dec. 31, 2015
Dec. 31, 2014
Feb. 29, 2016
May. 31, 2015
Feb. 28, 2015
Share Capital [Line Items]              
Share repurchase program, authorized amount           $ 750,000,000 $ 250,000,000
Share repurchase program, authorized amount increase           $ 500,000,000  
ILFC [Member]              
Share Capital [Line Items]              
Shares issued for acquisition 97,560,976            
Cash consideration $ 2,400,000,000            
Percentage of voting interest sold by counterparty     100.00%        
AIG [Member]              
Share Capital [Line Items]              
Approximate price per share   $ 47.77          
Cash consideration for share repurchase   $ 250,000,000          
Stock repurchase program, expense     $ 11,200,000        
Subsequent Event [Member]              
Share Capital [Line Items]              
Share repurchase program, authorized amount         $ 400,000,000    
Ordinary Share Capital [Member]              
Share Capital [Line Items]              
Shares issued for acquisition       97,560,976      
Share cancellation, shares     (9,698,588)