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

Related Party Transactions (Details)

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Related Party Transactions (Details) - USD ($)
8 Months Ended 12 Months Ended
Aug. 24, 2015
Dec. 31, 2015
Dec. 31, 2014
Dec. 31, 2013
Dec. 16, 2013
AerCo [Member]          
Related Party Transaction [Line Items]          
Management services fees received   $ 1,400,000 $ 1,500,000 $ 1,900,000  
ACSAL [Member]          
Related Party Transaction [Line Items]          
Management services fees received   500,000 500,000 200,000  
AerLift [Member]          
Related Party Transaction [Line Items]          
Management services fees received   2,800,000 4,000,000 6,900,000  
AerDragon [Member]          
Related Party Transaction [Line Items]          
Management services fees received   $ 500,000 400,000 $ 500,000  
AIG [Member]          
Related Party Transaction [Line Items]          
Net effect in Consolidated Income Statements from derivative contracts $ 0   0    
Cash expense 1,300,000   4,300,000    
Mark-to-market gains 1,300,000   4,300,000    
Management services fees received 5,100,000   4,900,000    
AIG Revolving Credit Facility [Member]          
Related Party Transaction [Line Items]          
Credit facility maximum borrowing capacity         $ 1,000,000,000
AIG Revolving Credit Facility [Member] | Unsecured Debt [Member] | AIG [Member]          
Related Party Transaction [Line Items]          
Credit facility fees 4,100,000   $ 14,900,000    
Junior Subordinated Notes [Member] | Subordinated Debt [Member] | AIG [Member]          
Related Party Transaction [Line Items]          
Paid fees and interest $ 0