Company Profile

Jackson Square Aviation (JSA) is a full-service commercial aircraft lessor. We provide a variety of fleet and financial solutions to airlines such as sale and leaseback financing, PDP financing, and leasing solutions from our existing fleet. Our experienced, international and professional staff in San Francisco, Dublin, Toulouse, Singapore, Beijing and Lima is committed to meeting airlines’ evolving needs worldwide. Leveraging our extended relationships with aircraft manufacturers, financiers and other aviation businesses, we offer fleet and capital flexibility vital to airlines’ fleet replacement and expansion.

Since the founding of JSA in 2010, our portfolio has steadily expanded with young and efficient Airbus and Boeing fleet. Today our owned, committed and managed fleet exceeds 160 aircraft with 49 leading airlines in 25 countries.

We are a member of the Mitsubishi UFJ Lease & Finance Company Limited (MUL) group of companies. MUL is a prominent global leasing company based in Japan and publicly listed on the Tokyo and Nagoya Stock Exchanges. With the support of MUL and our strong relationships with other global financiers, we are committed to providing competitive pricing and flexible financing alternatives to our customers.

MUL, incorporated in April 1971, has responded to increasingly diverse customer needs by expanding into a variety of business domains, as well as its core lease and financing business. MUL’s principal shareholders are Mitsubishi Corporation and Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group Inc.


History

  • September / 2016

    JSA eclipses $6.0B with acquisition of 2016 Boeing 787-8 Aircraft to Ethiopian Airlines

  • February / 2015

    JSA eclipses $5.0B with acquisition of 2015 Airbus A330-200 Aircraft to Hawaiian Airlines.

  • November / 2014

    JSA fully consolidates Jackson Square Aviation Ireland (formerly MUL Aviation Capital). JSA eclipses $4B with the consolidation.

  • December / 2013

    JSA acquires fifteen aircraft for $686M with seven airlines.

  • March / 2013

    JSA eclipses $3B with acquisition of 2013 737-800 for lease to Norwegian Air Shuttle ASA (Norwegian).

  • January / 2013

    Mitsubishi UFJ Lease & Finance acquires Jackson Square Aviation.

  • December / 2012

    JSA acquires thirteen aircraft for $517M with eight airlines.

  • December / 2011

    JSA acquires forty aircraft for $2,197M with fifteen airlines.

  • October / 2011

    JSA eclipses $2B with acquisition of 2011 737-900ER for lease to PT Lion Mentari (Lion).

  • June / 2011

    JSA eclipses $1B with acquisition of 2011 A330-323 for lease to Malaysian Airlines System Berhad (Malaysian).

  • December / 2010

    JSA acquires twelve aircraft for $374M with six airlines.

  • April / 2010

    JSA acquires its first aircraft, 2010 A320-214, for lease to Avianca.

  • April / 2010

    JSA founded with $500M initial equity injection from Oaktree plus $10M from management.