Altavair L.P. (Altavair), a global leader in commercial aviation lease finance, has announced the expansion of its international footprint with the opening of Altavair Limited in Dublin, Ireland. The new office and team will complement Altavair’s existing operations in London, Seattle and Singapore with increased support in marketing, technical, accounting, legal and contract management.
“We are energised by our continued growth and believe this is a logical next step in our evolution to better serve our investors and airline customers,” said Steve Rimmer, Chief Executive Officer of Altavair. “Entering the Dublin market has long been on our radar and with our ever-expanding portfolio and the continued support from KKR, we felt this was the right time to make the move.”
Altavair L.P. is an asset manager focusing on the acquisition of new and used commercial aircraft for leasing to domestic and international passenger airlines and cargo operators. Since its inception in 2003, Altavair has completed over US$9 billion in commercial aircraft lease transactions with over 60 airline customers in 28 countries representing over 200 individual Boeing and Airbus aircraft.