Ireland flies high as a centre of excellence for aviation

With a contribution of €541 million to the Irish economy and supporting nearly 5,000 jobs, Ireland’s aviation leasing industry is on top of the world, writes Siobhán Maguire

Sinn Féin will have to be careful not to upset their own base by making flights more expensive

When PwC’s inaugural report on the aviation leasing industry in Ireland was published earlier this year, there was a collective appreciation across the sector for the acknowledgment. ‘Taking Flight 2018’ told those outside the industry what those within already knew: that Ireland’s aviation leasing economy is a global leader that shows no sign of slowing down.

Analysis from the report found that Ireland's aviation leasing industry contributes $660 million (€541 million) to the ...