Aircastle names 2 execs to airline coverage team

Aircastle Limited (NYSE: AYR) has named Sin Jin Lim and Tom Gathercole to its airline coverage team in January 2017, the company said.

Lim and Gathercole will be based in Singapore and Dublin, Ireland, respectively. He brings to Aircastle 20 years experience in the aircraft leasing industry, including technical and marketing expertise. Prior to joining Aircastle, he worked with GECAS.

Gathercole joins Aircastle from Avolon, where he was a lawyer with commercial negotiation experience and transaction execution responsibilities throughout the Europe, Middle East and Africa region.

Aircastle Limited acquires, leases and sells commercial jet aircraft to airlines throughout the world. As of September 30, 2016, Aircastle owned and managed on behalf of its joint ventures 186 aircraft leased to 65 customers located in 35 countries.