Global Knafaim

Company Profile

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.


GKL is a public company (rated IlA-/Positive by S&P Maalot) listed on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange, following a completion of its IPO in July 2017. To this day, GKL has paid over USD$50,000,000 in dividends to its shareholders.