AerCap Holdings and Aircastle Ltd., two midsized operating lessors, each reported solid third-quarter financial results and cited positive signals pointing toward a market recovery. Aircastle, headquartered in Stamford, Conn., posted a 14.2% rise in net income to $33.5 million from $23.6 million in the year-ago period. CEO Ron Wainshal said, "Operating performance during the third quarter was excellent, with utilization at almost 100% and with unrestricted cash building to $132 million at ...

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