Contribution to Irish economy
The industry makes a significant contribution to the Irish economy, with a total contribution of $660m in 2016 and 4,970 FTE supported jobs. These jobs are provided directly through leasing companies, and indirectly through Maintenance Repair & Overhaul, legal, tax, audit and other professional services. The CSO estimates that direct employment in the industry grew by 275% between 2007 and 2016.
Sources: Central Statistics Office 'Aircraft Leasing in Ireland 2007 - 2016' and PwC 'Taking Flight - 2018'