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

Geographic Information (Schedule Of Lease Revenue By Segment) (Details)

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Geographic Information (Schedule Of Lease Revenue By Segment) (Details)
12 Months Ended
Dec. 31, 2015
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Dec. 31, 2014
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Dec. 31, 2013
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Segment Reporting Information [Line Items]      
Lease revenue $ 4,991,551,000 $ 3,449,571,000 $ 976,147,000
Total Lease Revenue [Member]      
Segment Reporting Information [Line Items]      
Number of lessees | item 0 0  
Geographic Concentration Risk [Member] | Total Lease Revenue [Member]      
Segment Reporting Information [Line Items]      
Percentage of lease revenue 100.00% 100.00% 100.00%
China [Member]      
Segment Reporting Information [Line Items]      
Lease revenue [1] $ 656,809,000 $ 427,737,000 $ 78,000,000
China [Member] | Geographic Concentration Risk [Member] | Total Lease Revenue [Member]      
Segment Reporting Information [Line Items]      
Percentage of lease revenue [1] 13.20% 12.40% 8.00%
United States Of America [Member]      
Segment Reporting Information [Line Items]      
Lease revenue $ 538,686,000 $ 378,693,000 $ 169,282,000
United States Of America [Member] | Geographic Concentration Risk [Member] | Total Lease Revenue [Member]      
Segment Reporting Information [Line Items]      
Percentage of lease revenue 10.80% 11.00% 17.30%
The Netherlands [Member]      
Segment Reporting Information [Line Items]      
Lease revenue $ 98,213,000 $ 62,589,000 $ 0
The Netherlands [Member] | Geographic Concentration Risk [Member] | Total Lease Revenue [Member]      
Segment Reporting Information [Line Items]      
Percentage of lease revenue 2.00% 1.80% 0.00%
Other Countries [Member]      
Segment Reporting Information [Line Items]      
Lease revenue [2] $ 3,697,843,000 $ 2,580,552,000 $ 728,865,000
Other Countries [Member] | Total Lease Revenue [Member]      
Segment Reporting Information [Line Items]      
Number of individual countries | country 0 0 0
Other Countries [Member] | Geographic Concentration Risk [Member] | Total Lease Revenue [Member]      
Segment Reporting Information [Line Items]      
Percentage of lease revenue [2] 74.00% 74.80% 74.70%
Minimum [Member] | Geographic Concentration Risk [Member] | Total Lease Revenue [Member]      
Segment Reporting Information [Line Items]      
Percentage of lease revenue 10.00% 10.00% 10.00%
American Airlines [Member] | Total Lease Revenue [Member]      
Segment Reporting Information [Line Items]      
Number of lessees | item     1
Percentage of lease revenue     10.90%
[1] Includes Mainland China, Hong Kong and Macau.
[2] No individual country within this category accounts for more than 10% of our lease revenue.