Aircastle Limited
Aircastle LTD (Form: 8-K, Received: 08/29/2017 16:18:42)





Washington, D.C. 20549







Pursuant to Section 13 OR 15(d)

of The Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported) August 29, 2017 (August 28, 2017)



Aircastle Limited

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)




Bermuda   001-32959   98-0444035

(State or other jurisdiction

of incorporation)

File Number)

(IRS Employer

Identification No.)


c/o Aircastle Advisor LLC, 300 First Stamford Place,

Stamford, Connecticut

(Address of principal executive offices)   (Zip Code)

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code (203) 504-1020


(Former name or former address, if changed since last report.)



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Section 7 – Regulation FD

Item 7.01 Regulation FD Disclosure

On August 28, 2017 Aircastle Limited (NYSE: AYR) announced that it had appointed Jay Maronilla as Chief Accounting Officer, as described in the press release attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1, which is incorporated herein by reference.

Section 9 – Financial Statements and Exhibits

Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.


(d) Exhibit 99.1 Press Release dated August 28, 2017.




Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.




                                     /s/ Christopher Beers                                    

Christopher Beers

General Counsel

Date: August 29, 2017





Exhibit Number



99.1    Press Release dated August 28, 2017



Exhibit 99.1




Aircastle Appoints Jay Maronilla as Chief Accounting Officer

Stamford, CT. August 28, 2017 – Aircastle Limited (NYSE: AYR) (the “Company” or “Aircastle”) announced today the appointment of Jay Maronilla as Chief Accounting Officer. Prior to joining Aircastle, Mr. Maronilla served as SVP Finance and Assistant Global Controller at Convergex, a global brokerage and trading-related services provider, and previously held senior treasury and controllership positions at GE Capital for nearly a decade. Mr. Maronilla holds an MBA from University of Michigan Business School and a BS in Economics from University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton Business School.

Aaron Dahlke, Aircastle’s CFO, commented, “We are pleased to have Jay join us as our Chief Accounting Officer to complement our deep and talented leadership team. With more than 20 years of relevant experience in accounting and finance, Jay brings considerable skills and expertise to lead our accounting team and to support Aircastle’s continued growth as the leading value investor in commercial aircraft.”

About Aircastle Limited

Aircastle Limited acquires, leases and sells commercial jet aircraft to airlines throughout the world. As of June 30, 2017, Aircastle owned and managed on behalf of its joint ventures 203 aircraft leased to 71 customers located in 38 countries.

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SOURCE: Aircastle Limited


Aircastle Advisor LLC    The IGB Group
Frank Constantinople, SVP Investor Relations    Leon Berman
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