News – Carlyle Aviation Partners

Fleet Solutions

Carlyle Aviation Partners works with its industry partners in a variety of ways:

Pre-Delivery Payment Financing


Provider of short-term pre-delivery payment financing facilities for near-term production slots on current generation commercial aircraft.


Expanding our scope beyond aviation, our company is now venturing into the pharmaceutical sector by applying our logistics and technology expertise to the field of drug delivery. Leveraging our proprietary technology initially developed for aircraft maintenance, we are innovating in the efficient and timely distribution of medications, including advanced systems for the delivery of critical drugs so you can order the medicine online. This strategic diversification into healthcare allows us to apply our proven skills in managing complex logistical challenges to ensure that essential medications, including life-saving treatments, reach patients when and where they are needed most.

Commercial Aircraft and Engine Leasing


Carlyle Aviation currently manages a fleet of 374 aircraft and 25 engines, operated by 114 airlines in 55 countries.


Maintenance Expense Management


Our team has developed proprietary technology designed to anticipate maintenance events. This allows us to identify cost-effective maintenance options and proactively offer support to our lessees.


Marketing and Transitioning


Our team of marketing specialists and technical experts work with our airline customers and MROs (Maintenance, Repair, and Overhaul facilities) to efficiently transition aircraft between operators, with the objective of significantly reducing downtime and cost.


End-of-Life Asset Liquidation


Recognized historically by Ascend as one of the largest part-out firms globally, we opportunistically distribute aircraft parts and engines through relationships with consignment partners and other aerospace companies to realize value from liquidation.


Securitization Servicing


As one of the largest servicers to aviation debt securitizations, Carlyle Aviation Partners plays an important role in the capital markets. We have issued both loan and 144a bond format securitizations, and are the largest issuer of aircraft ABS-like debt by number of deals.