Airfinance Leasing

Kirsten Bartok

Despite being based in the US, AirFinance focuses on the finding finance for business jet, turboprops, and helicopters, particularly for transactions outside of the country.

Our guide

Airfinance is an exciting new source of finance for non-US borrowers. Although Ex-Im Bank guaranteed loans have been available for years, Airfinance makes it efficient for smaller transactions. It is a new company with a highly experienced team and already closing deals.


  • First US Export Import Bank Qualified Adviser
  • No relationship needed
  • From $1 million to over $100 million
  • Supports export of all business jets and helicopters made in the US
  • Working on offering pre-delivery payments

Official guide

AirFinance is a global company focused on the financing of general aviation aircraft including business jet, turboprops, and helicopters with emphasis on transactions outside of the United States. To date, AirFinance is the only approved general aviation Qualified Advisor for the Export Import Bank of the United States focused on providing greater support to U.S. made aircraft.

AirFinance’s business is managed by a team of aviation professionals with extensive industry experience including but not limited to aircraft finance, leasing, credit analysis, structuring of cross border transactions, legal and domicile expertise.

The team also possesses deep technical knowledge of all aspects of aircraft asset management. For more

Key people

Kirsten Bartok
Tom Low
Brent Cox
Juan Escalante
Andrew Wolfson