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Aviation Lending

We have a proven track record of providing financing solutions that meet our commercial aviation client needs.

Serving the aviation industry

CIT’s legacy in the aviation business dates back more than 30 years. We offer both short- and long-term financing solutions with a focus on structure and an ability to effectively assess aircraft values, analyze underlying lease documents, and understand the back-end balloon risk to transactions. We are a senior secured lender focused on fixed wing commercial aircraft (narrowbody and widebody).

Products & services
  • Commercial airlines (passenger and cargo)
  • Financial institution counterparties (hedge funds, private equity firms and lessors)
  • Asset-based senior secured debt, including full payout loans and balloon loans
  • Non-recourse, limited-recourse, and full-recourse loans
  • Bridge financing
  • Operating lessors, both boutique and major
  • Private equity firms
  • Hedge funds
  • Airlines

Contact us today

Learn more about our years of commercial aviation industry experience and how our customized financing solutions can help your business grow.