Finance Team

Turkish Airlines Aircraft Finance Team is recognized as an experienced team which has comprehensive knowledge of a large array of aircraft financing structures and which has achieved 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 of its financing models put in practice since 2009. Turkish Airlines has crowned its success in this regard, as having won 23 international aircraft finance awards in the last ten years for its successful financing performance amounting to approximately 15 billion USD.

       Awards

  1. 2019 Bonds and Loans Awards - Transport Finance Deal of the Year (Middle East)
  2. 2019 Airline Economics Aviation -100 Awards - Supported Finance Deal of the Year
  3. 2018 Airline Economics Aviation - 100 Awards – Lease Deal of the Year
  4. 2018 Global Transport Finance - Tax Lease Deal of the Year
  5. 2018 Bonds and Loans Awards - Transport Finance Deal of the Year (Middle East)
  6. 2017 Airfinance Journal - Tax Lease Deal of the Year
  7. 2017 Global Transport Finance - Unique Deal of the Year
  8. 2017 Bonds and Loans Awards – Trade & Export Finance Deal of the Year (Middle East)
  9. 2017 Bonds and Loans Awards - Transport Finance Deal of the Year (Middle East)
  10. 2017 Bonds and Loans Awards - Structured Finance Deal of the Year (Middle East)
  11. 2015 Airfinance Journal - Capital Markets Deal of the Year 
  12. 2015 Airfinance Journal - Tax Lease Deal of the Year 
  13. 2015 Airline Economics Aviation - 100 Awards - Editor’s Deal of the Year
  14. 2015 Airline Economics Aviation - 100 Awards - European Deal of the Year
  15. 2015 Global Transport Finance - EETC Deal of the Year (Europe)
  16. 2015 Bonds and Loans Awards – Trade & Export Finance Deal of the Year (Middle East)
  17. 2015 Airfinance Journal - Engine Deal of the Year  
  18. 2015 Airfinance Journal - Tax Lease Deal of the Year 
  19. 2014 Bonds and Loans Awards - Structured Finance Deal of the Year (Middle East)
  20. 2013 Global Transport Finance - Aircraft Leasing Deal of the Year (Europe)
  21. 2013 Airfinance Journal - Tax Lease Deal of The Year
  22. 2012 Airfinance Journal - Airline of the Year
  23. 2011 Jane’s Transport Finance - Aircraft Debt Deal of the Year (Europe)

     Innovations

  • 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 (2015) 
  • The first ever US Ex-Im guaranteed French Tax Lease (2015)
  • The first ever Bond Convertible USD 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)