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Aircastle Appoints Owen Roberts as Managing Director - Singapore

Thursday, December 08, 2011

Aircastle Appoints Owen Roberts as Managing Director - Singapore12:29 EST Thursday, December 08, 2011STAMFORD, Conn., Dec. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Aircastle Limited (NYSE: AYR) announced today that its affiliate, Aircastle Advisor (International) Limited, appointed Mr. Owen Roberts as Managing Director ? Singapore and Executive Vice President ? Marketing, Asia.  Mr. Roberts began his aviation career at Chemical Bank and later worked as a marketing officer for GPA Group Limited.  Mr. Roberts later joined Boullioun Aviation Services, Inc. as a Senior Vice President, Marketing, and also served as Chief Marketing Officer for Boullioun, where he also was a member of the Board of Directors.  More recently, Mr. Roberts has been working as a consultant to various clients in the aviation industry.Ron Wainshal, Chief Executive Officer of Aircastle, commented, "Owen has tremendous aircraft operating lease experience, and he brings excellent marketing skills to our team.  He also established Boullioun's office in Singapore and has a great deal of experience in the region.  Owen is our third new hire in Singapore in the past few months as we continue to expand our presence in the region.   I'm excited to have Owen join the team."About Aircastle LimitedAircastle Limited is a global company that acquires, leases and sells high-utility commercial jet aircraft to airlines throughout the world.  As of September 30, 2011 Aircastle's aircraft portfolio consisted of 138 aircraft and had 61 lessees located in 34 countries.For more information regarding Aircastle and to be added to our email distribution list, please visit www.aircastle.com.Contact:Michael Inglese ? Chief Financial OfficerTel: +1-203-504-1063The IGB GroupLeon BermanTel: +1-212-477-8438lberman@igbir.comSOURCE Aircastle Limited