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Global aircraft financing

We have been a leading provider of aircraft finance on all of the world's key aviation markets for over 40 years. We are on hand to provide our clients – more than 100 scheduled airlines, cargo airlines, charter carriers, aircraft manufacturers and leasing companies – with support as a partner they can count on.


Mobility brings things together

With our financings, we encourage inter-market and interpersonal mobility, enabling us to create one of the key conditions for employment, the global exchange of goods and for growth. To combine growth and environmental protection, we particularly focus on modern, fuel-efficient aircraft and engines that allow for economical and ecological air traffic.


Sector-related expertise enables complex financing structures

Our core business involves arranging and structuring collateralised financings with and without recourse against the financed airlines or leasing companies. We make use of our profound knowledge of aviation markets, individual aircraft types, export credit guarantees and the sector-specific risks to hedge these complex structures.


We offer our customers the following financing products:

  • Direct loans and finance leases
  • Recourse and non-recourse operating leases
  • Portfolio transactions and warehouse facilities
  • Complementary derivatives and trade finance products

Selected financing case:

Financing for leasing companies

KfW IPEX-Bank is financing eight Airbus A320-200 aircraft for the leasing company AWAS.

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