FitzWalter Capital announces establishment of FWCAS - a new aircraft investment and leasing platform

FWCAS is a new aircraft investment and leasing platform based in Shannon, Ireland that has been founded by seasoned aviation finance executives.

FWCAS will offer customized aircraft leasing solutions to airline customers globally. Its fleet will focus on the most desirable, technologically-advanced commercial passenger aircrafts, from Airbus and Boeing. FWCAS will seek to actively grow its fleet and position itself to help customers reduce their carbon emissions by investing in the latest aviation technology.

The FWCAS management team comprises a highly experienced group of former GECAS executives, who have more than 90 years of collective experience in the aircraft leasing industry. The team is led by CEO Jonty Nel, and includes Pat Laffan as Chief Financial Officer, Liam Creaven as Chief Technical Officer and Simon Siganto as Chief Legal Officer.

Jonty Nel, CEO at FWCAS, commented: “We’re excited to return to the aircraft leasing market with FWCAS, where we’re investing selectively in the most in-demand, technologically-advanced aircraft platforms. We will help airlines provide an extraordinary passenger experience at lower operating costs, and with reduced carbon emissions.”