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Flight Equipment Held For Operating Leases, Net (Movements In Flight Equipment Held For Operating Leases) (Details)

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Flight Equipment Held For Operating Leases, Net (Movements In Flight Equipment Held For Operating Leases) (Details) - USD ($)
$ in Thousands
12 Months Ended
Dec. 31, 2016
Dec. 31, 2015
Dec. 31, 2014
Net Investment In Finance And Sales-type Leases [Abstract]      
Net book value at beginning of period $ 32,219,494 $ 31,984,668  
Additions 3,863,905 3,604,122  
Depreciation (1,753,574) (1,803,125)  
Impairment (Note 25) (78,335) (16,322) $ (21,828)
AeroTurbine restructuring (Note 26) (15,392) (22,402)  
Disposals/Transfers to held for sale (2,246,825) (1,325,626)  
Transfers from held for sale 24,393    
Transfers to net investment in finance and sales-type leases/inventory (530,093) (201,821)  
Transfers from net investment in finance and sales-type leases 18,400    
Net book value at end of period 31,501,973 32,219,494 $ 31,984,668
Accumulated depreciation as of December 31, 2016 and 2015, respectively $ (5,086,611) $ (3,934,685)