Finance Team

Turkish Airlines Aircraft Finance Team is recognized as an experienced team with comprehensive knowledge of a large array of aircraft financing structures achieving one of the lowest financing costs in the industry. Turkish Airlines has had very innovative and first-of-a-kind financing models rewarded by ‘Global Transport Finance’, ‘Airline Economics’, ‘Airfinance Journal’, and ‘Bonds, Loans & Sukuk Turkey’ in respect to its financing models put in practice since 2009. Turkish Airlines has crowned its success in this regard, as having won 28 international aircraft finance awards in the last ten years for its successful executions amounting to approximately 15 billion USD.


Awards

2022 Airfinance Journal - Europe Deal of the Year
2022 Airfinance Journal - Structured Lease Deal of the Year
2022 Airline Economics - Global Lease Deal of the Year Award
2022 Airline Economics - European Lease Deal of the Year
2020 Airline Economics - Lease Deal of the Year (Europe)
2020 Airline Economics - Supported Finance Deal of the Year (Europe)
2019 Bonds, Loans and Sukuk - Transport Finance Deal of the Year (Middle East)
2019 Airline Economics - Supported Finance Deal of the Year
2018 Airline Economics - Lease Deal of the Year
2018 Global Transport Finance - Tax Lease Deal of the Year
2018 Bonds, Loans and Sukuk - Transport Finance Deal of the Year (Middle East)
2017 Airfinance Journal - Tax Lease Deal of the Year
2017 Global Transport Finance - Unique Deal of the Year
2017 Bonds, Loans and Sukuk – Trade & Export Finance Deal of the Year (Middle East)
2017 Bonds, Loans and Sukuk - Transport Finance Deal of the Year (Middle East)
2017 Bonds, Loans and Sukuk - Structured Finance Deal of the Year (Middle East)
2015 Airfinance Journal - Capital Markets Deal of the Year 
2015 Airfinance Journal - Tax Lease Deal of the Year 
2015 Airline Economics - Editor’s Deal of the Year
2015 Airline Economics - European Deal of the Year
2015 Global Transport Finance - EETC Deal of the Year (Europe)
2015 Bonds, Loans and Sukuk – Trade & Export Finance Deal of the Year (Middle East)
2015 Airfinance Journal - Engine Deal of the Year  
2015 Airfinance Journal - Tax Lease Deal of the Year 
2014 Bonds, Loans and Sukuk - Structured Finance Deal of the Year (Middle East)
2013 Global Transport Finance - Aircraft Leasing Deal of the Year (Europe)
2013 Airfinance Journal - Tax Lease Deal of The Year
2012 Airfinance Journal - Airline of the Year
     
Innovations

The first ever ACG Aircraft Financing Solutions (AFS) guaranteed Italian tax lease (2021)
The first ever UKEF guaranteed French tax lease (2020)
The first ever ACG Aircraft Financing Solutions (AFS) guaranteed finance lease (2019)
The first ever BALTHAZAR guaranteed French tax Lease (2019)
The first ever AFIC guaranteed Italian tax lease (2018)
The first ever SACE guaranteed French tax lease (2018)
The first ever AFIC guaranteed French tax lease (2017)
The first ever JPY denominated EETC JOLCO (2015) 
The first ever US Ex-Im guaranteed French Tax Lease (2015)
The first ever EECA guaranteed Italian tax lease (2014)
The first ever Bond Convertible JPY Ex-Im guaranteed engine lease (2014)
The first ever EECA guaranteed Italian Tax Lease in JPY denomination (2014)
The first ever US Ex-Im guaranteed JPY denominated Convertible Bond (2013)
The first ever EECA guaranteed JOLCO Lease (2011)