Founded and headquartered in Hong Kong, Friedmann Pacific Asset Management Limited (“FPAM”) is an experienced investor and operator of aviation ventures around the world. It aims to boost cross-border investment and strengthen ties between regional, national and global economies by adding value to the global aviation value chain.




  • CALC purchased 40 new Airbus A321neo aircraft, accumulated order book with Airbus reached 252

  • CALC welcomes its first Boeing 787 Dreamliner Passenger Jets

  • CALC’s FL ARI obtained EASA Part 145 Maintenance Organization certification for line maintenance in China

  • CALC invested in the Indonesian Airline TAM

  • CALC launched a RMB5 billion ABS programme - First in China for aircraft leasing that allows multiple issuances with a single approval


  • CALC signed USD 840 million aircraft PDP syndicated loan, the largest aircraft PDP financing project in Asia

  • CALC’s FL ARI became China's first CAAC accredited aircraft disassembler

  • ATB became the third largest regional airport in France


  • CALC launched China’s first foreign currency asset-backed security (ABS) and first aircraft leasing ABS on Shanghai Stock Exchange

  • CALC purchased 50 new Boeing aircrafts

  • CALC and ARI established FL ARI - a MRO joint venture with FL Technics

  • CALC launched aircraft investment vehicle – CAG

  • China Aircraft Recycling Remanufacturing Base commenced operation


  • CALC entered into its first purchase order with Boeing for 50 new 737 MAX series aircraft

  • ARI fully acquired Universal Asset Management, Inc. ("UAM") , one of the world’s leading global aviation services providers based in USA


  • CALC named “Aircraft Lessor of the Year” by Global Transport Finance for two consecutive years

  • FPAM teamed up with China Everbright Limited to acquire Tirana International Airport located at Albania's capital city


  • CALC named “Aircraft Lessor of the Year” by Global Transport Finance, the first Chinese lessor to have won such award

  • CASIL’s ATB acquisition won the “Deal of the Year” award at GAD 2015

  • ARI completed land acquisition for the establishment of Asia’s first and largest aircraft disassembly facility, located in Harbin


  • CALC listed on the main board of Hong Kong Stock Exchange, stock code: 01848.HK, as the first listed aircraft lessor in Asia

  • CALC entered into 100 A320 aircraft purchase order with Airbus, China's first lessor to have a bulk order book with Airbus

  • Founded China Airport Synergy Investment Limited (“CASIL”)

  • CASIL won the bid for the privatization of France Toulouse Airport (“ATB”) in December 2014; and completed the transaction in April 2015. ATB was the first airport privatization project in France; CASIL became the first in China to complete overseas airport acquisition

  • Founded Aircraft Recycling International Limited (“ARI”)


  • CALC introduced and completed the first ever aircraft lease securitization in China

  • CALC is the first lessor to provide disposal of old aircraft and leasing of new aircraft in China


  • Founded China Aircraft Leasing Company Limited (“CALC”)

  • CALC is the first aircraft lessor in China and is currently the largest independent lessor in China with a global footprint