This excerpt taken from the AYR 8-K filed Aug 13, 2007.
Second Quarter 2007 Highlights
Net income increased to $38.1
million, income from continuing operations increased 30% from the first quarter
of 2007 to $27.2 million, including non-cash charges of $30.6 million for
depreciation and share-based compensation expense, and total revenues increased
22% from the first quarter of 2007 to $85.1 million.
Completed $693.1 million in
acquisitions for the quarter and $1.15 billion during the first half of 2007.
Aircastle had outstanding commitments to acquire an additional $2.4 billion of
aviation assets as of June 30, 2007.
Declared a second quarter dividend
of $0.60 per common share, an increase of 20% over our first quarter 2007
Successfully closed our second
securitization, a $1.17 billion financing of 59 aircraft with an all in cost of
approximately 6.20% per annum.
Agreed to acquire 15 new Airbus
Model A330-200F freighter aircraft from Airbus SAS with scheduled deliveries in
2010 and 2011.