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We are a leading global aircraft leasing company. Our principal activity is leasing and trading aircraft, with a clear focus on young commercial jet aircraft of the types most popular with our customers.

Every minute, an aircraft managed by SMBC Aviation Capital takes off or lands somewhere in the world. With the strength of our shareholders, we give our airline and investor customers access to an exceptionally broad range of financial solutions. We also provide investment and aircraft management services.

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16/08/2018

SMBC Aviation Capital launches 2018 Annual Report

SMBC Aviation Capital has launched its 2018 Annual Report and Accounts which outlines our developments and achievements for the year ended 31 March 2018.

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31/07/2018

SMBC Aviation Capital closes $500 million senior unsecured notes offering

SMBC Aviation Capital, one of the world’s leading aircraft leasing companies, today announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, SMBC Aviation Capital Finance DAC, has closed the sale of $500 million principal amount of 4.125%, 5-year senior unsecured notes due July 2023 (the “Notes”).The Notes are fully and unconditionally guaranteed by SMBC Aviation Capital.

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Fast Facts


660+ Aircraft


Average fleet age of 4.5 years


We have A- (Fitch) and BBB+ (S&P) ratings


We have over 15 years experience

Our fleet strategy

Our strategy is to focus on the most modern, efficient and desirable aircraft types, working closely with our airline and investor customers to meet their specific requirements. Our portfolio of 430 owned and managed aircraft has a weighted average age of just 4.5 years, one of the youngest fleets in the commercial aircraft operating lease industry.

Our order book of 110 Airbus A320neo and 90 Boeing 737max are some of the most advanced aircraft in the world. While our focus is primarily on narrowbody aircraft, we also invest in the most technologically advanced widebody aircraft, including the Airbus A350 and Boeing 787 families of aircraft.

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Careers

We offer excellent career opportunities, whether you're a seasoned professional or a bright, capable, ambitious young graduate. Our well-structured two-year graduate programme is open to people with a variety of skills.

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