AWAS Aviation Capital

AWAS Aviation Capital Ltd. is one of the top ten largest aircraft leasing companies in the world.[1] Headquartered in Dublin, with offices in New York City, Miami and Singapore, AWAS employs 100 professionals.

AWAS owns a fleet of over 250 commercial aircraft, primarily Airbus and Boeing types, which it leases to more than 100 airlines worldwide.

Founded in 1985 as Ansett Worldwide Aviation Services, the company officially changed its name to AWAS in 2004.

AWAS was acquired in 2006 by Terra Firma Funds. In 2007, AWAS acquired Pegasus Aviation Finance Company and combined the two companies.[2])


  1. ^ "Feature: 2010 Operating Lease Survey". Airfinance Journal. 22 July 2010. Retrieved 25 December 2011.
  2. ^ "Annual Report 2007" (PDF). AWAS. 29 May 2008. p. 5. Archived from the original (PDF) on 26 April 2012. Retrieved 25 December 2011.

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