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

Restricted Cash (Components Of Restricted Cash) (Details)

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Restricted Cash (Components Of Restricted Cash) (Details) (USD $)
In Thousands, unless otherwise specified
Dec. 31, 2011
Dec. 31, 2010
Restricted Cash and Cash Equivalents Items [Line Items]    
Restricted cash $ 237,325 $ 222,464
Cash Securing Our Obligations Under ECA-Guaranteed Financings [Member]
   
Restricted Cash and Cash Equivalents Items [Line Items]    
Restricted cash 38,365 36,703
Cash Securing Our Obligations Under ALS I Debt [Member]
   
Restricted Cash and Cash Equivalents Items [Line Items]    
Restricted cash 39,331 39,770
Cash Securing Our Obligations Under ALS II Debt [Member]
   
Restricted Cash and Cash Equivalents Items [Line Items]    
Restricted cash 14,941 13,982
Cash Securing Our Obligations Under UBS Revolving Credit Facility Debt [Member]
   
Restricted Cash and Cash Equivalents Items [Line Items]    
Restricted cash 58,591 56,594
Cash Securing Our Obligations Under Genesis Funding Limited ("GFL") Securitization Debt [Member]
   
Restricted Cash and Cash Equivalents Items [Line Items]    
Restricted cash 24,564 18,526
Cash Securing Our Obligations Under TUI Portfolio Acquisition Facility Debt [Member]
   
Restricted Cash and Cash Equivalents Items [Line Items]    
Restricted cash 11,747 11,608
Cash Securing Our Obligations Under Other Debt [Member]
   
Restricted Cash and Cash Equivalents Items [Line Items]    
Restricted cash 54,742 47,745
Cash Securing Our Obligations Under The LILO Head Leases (Note 15) And Cash Securing The Guarantee Of Lease Obligations/Indebtedness Of A LILO Sublessee (Note 13) [Member]
   
Restricted Cash and Cash Equivalents Items [Line Items]    
Restricted cash   6,837
Cash Securing Our Obligations Under Derivative Instruments (Note 11) [Member]
   
Restricted Cash and Cash Equivalents Items [Line Items]    
Restricted cash (7,170) (11,380)
Other [Member]
   
Restricted Cash and Cash Equivalents Items [Line Items]    
Restricted cash $ 2,214 $ 2,079