Aircraft for Lease


Lockheed L1011

An aircraft provided by a lessor to a lessee for a fixed period of time. The lessee obtains exclusive utilization of the aircraft in return for paying the lessor an agreed monthly rate... Learn more, see (Aircraft Leasing Definition) below.

Welcome to GPS's aircraft leasing pages, containing the largest collection of aircraft for lease, freely available anywhere on the Internet. As part of our growing GPS Aviation Library, we try to provide you with in depth information and tools to enable you decide if leasing is your right option or to locate an aircraft that you require, whether you are looking for passenger or freighter aircraft configurations, you'll find them all here.

The articles presented in this section of the library are primarily targeted at leasing commercial regional aircraft and airliners, but many of these principles can be applied to all types of aircraft acquisition. These pages are intended to guide the aviation newcomer through the decision process of aircraft acquisition, such as entrepreneurs looking to start an airline or just the curious! Therefore the aviation professional, well schooled in all aspects of aircraft procurement, may well find these articles of limited value.

Topics within this guide include leasing options, Lessor requirements and comparisons with other acquisition types, such as ad-hoc and full charter programs, as well as purchase.

  1. Lease / or Purchase Aircraft?
  2. So now you have decided to lease an aircraft
  3. Where to source an aircraft on lease
  4. Leasing Definition

The GPS Search Engine has the largest database of aircraft available for lease on the Internet... Lease Aircraft Listings

Aircraft Leasing Definitions:

Aircraft leasing can be very confusing to the uninitiated and if you are unfamiliar with the different types of leasing options available (i.e. ACMI, Dry, Wet and even Damp Lease), please review our Aircraft Leasing Definition page for some helpful in depth information. For the purpose of these articles ACMI (Aircraft, Crew, Maintenance & Insurance) & Wet Lease are viewed as the same type of lease and from here on out will be referenced as ACMI.