Executive Vice President
Kishore Korde, Executive Vice President, brings several years of aviation industry experience to Air Lease Corporation, all of which were with ILFC in various positions in the Legal and Marketing departments. After joining ILFC’s Marketing department, Mr. Korde also became Managing Director for ILFC’s India business. In addition to managing all of Air Lease Corporation’s South Asian lessees, Mr. Korde manages lease relationships with several other international airlines across the globe, including flag carriers and leading airlines in Australia, Singapore, Indonesia, Malaysia, Turkey, Africa, Israel and the Caribbean. Mr. Korde’s responsibilities include creating aircraft placement strategies and assisting Air Lease Corporation’s lessees in their fleet planning. He also has extensive experience in drafting and negotiating aircraft leasing and aircraft trading transactions. Mr. Korde is fluent in three languages and has basic skills in two more. He holds Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Laws and Masters in Business degrees, all from the University of Mumbai, India, a Juris Doctor degree from Emory University and a Master of Laws degree from the University of Pennsylvania.