DAE Capital, Dubai Aerospace Enterprise’s award-winning leasing division has an owned, managed and committed fleet of nearly 400 Airbus, ATR and Boeing aircraft with a fleet value of US$ 14 billion. DAE’s strong capital base, its full-service, best-in-class platform and its three decades of leasing experience allows it to provide customized and comprehensive solutions to airlines to address their fleet ambitions.

DAE Capital’s fleet is currently comprised of a combination of 392 owned, managed or committed single aisle and wide-body aircraft. With continued airline expansion accelerating developments in the global aerospace industry and with its headquarters in Dubai and further offices in Dublin, Singapore, Miami, Seattle and New York, DAE Capital is perfectly situated to meet the global demand for new aircraft globally.

Driving DAE Capital’s underlying proposition to offer attractive leasing terms, regional experience, preferred access to local banks and a customized capital structure, is a highly experienced team.

Fast Facts

  • Commenced operations in May 2007 and has a current aircraft portfolio worth US$14 billion.
  • Has established a balanced portfolio of single aisle and wide-body aircraft.
  • 392 aircraft currently owned, managed or committed.
  • Serving 114 airline customers in 55 countries.
  • Market projection: 35% of its portfolio in Asia, 25% in the Middle East, 30% in Europe and the remainder in North America.
  • Ability to provide capital to major airlines in the region and the world.
  • Adopted an asset securitization approach to provide investors from the region with access to quality aircraft investments.
  • Able to provide advanced value-added service to airlines in conjunction with other DAE business units.


DAE Capital seeks to become an integral part of the global aerospace industry and a leading player on the world stage in terms of aircraft leasing and finance.