NAC provides leasing and lease management services to airlines and aircraft investors worldwide. For 30 years NAC's team of industry experts have been providing flexible, customized and competitive aviation solutions to airlines globally. We are passionate about regional aviation. Our commitment, agility and expertise in delivering the right aircraft for our customers’ needs has enabled us to grow and maintain our position at the heart of regional aviation.
In the last 30 years, NAC has gone from a one aircraft business to one that has over 500 aircraft. It is a market leading enterprise with 200 employees operating across 7 locations globally.
Here are the most significant milestones in our 30-year history.
The NAC Story
NAC was founded in Skive, Denmark by aviation entrepreneur Martin Møller
NAC's HQ moved to Billund, and a new office opened in Ireland
NAC acquired 39 ATR 72’s from American Airlines in the company's largest portfolio acquisition to date
NACs asset base reaches US$1 billion, fleet reaches 150+ aircraft
NAC signed a firm order for 10 new ATR 72-600s, plus options for another 10 additional aircraft. This was the first new order purchase agreement to be signed by NAC
Historic $2.1bn+ order of 90 ATR aircraft placed at the Paris Airshow. This was the largest new order purchase agreement signed by NAC to date
NAC and ATR signed another landmark order for 75 ATR 42-600’s at the Farnborough Airshow
Martin Møller partnered with EQT and KIRKBI
NAC agrees to purchase aircraft portfolios from ALC comprising 25 ATR 42/72-600 and 25 Embraer 175/190 aircraft further establishing its position as the Worlds Leading Regional Aircraft Lessor
NAC purchased Aldus and Jetscape and fleet reached 350+ aircraft
Assigned a BBB+ investment grade credit rating by Kroll Bond Rating Agency, a further testament to NACs rapidly expanding regional market presence and the firm confidence in its ability to continue this growth in the coming years
NAC welcomes GIC, Singapore’s sovereign wealth fund, as a new significant shareholder alongside Martin Møller, EQT and KIRKBI.
NAC signed a firm order for 105+ ATR aircraft and 20 A220 Family Aircraft at Paris Air Show
Fleet reached 500 aircraft, new HQ opened at Gardens International, Limerick and company posted its strongest first-half financial performance to date