Global Knafaim Leasing Ltd (“GKL”) is a publicly traded aviation company engaged in acquiring, leasing and trading used commercial aircraft.
GKL is controlled by Knafaim Holdings Ltd (which is the controlling shareholder of El Al Israel Airlines Ltd, among other aviation related companies).
GKL has extensive, rich experience in the industry, and is a reputable company with excellent relationships with airlines, leasing companies and financiers in North and South America, Europe, Asia, Australia and South Africa.
The company also owns 49.9% of the Cypriot airline Tus Airways Ltd.
GKL is rated IIBBB/Stable by S&P Maalot, GKL’s corporate bonds (series B and series C) are rated IIBBB+/Stable.