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Fly Leasing Announces Proposed Offering of Senior Unsecured Notes

DUBLIN, Ireland, Sept. 25, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Fly Leasing Limited (NYSE: FLY) ("FLY"), a global leader in aircraft leasing, today announced that it intends to offer and sell $300 million in aggregate principal amount of its senior unsecured notes. The offering is being made pursuant to an effective shelf registration statement on file with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (the "SEC"). FLY plans to use the net proceeds from the sale of the notes, together with cash on hand, to redeem its outstanding 6.75% Senior Notes due 2020, which FLY will call for redemption on December 15, 2017.

Jefferies LLC is acting as the sole book-running manager and Citigroup Global Markets Inc. and Wells Fargo Securities, LLC are acting as joint lead managers for the proposed offering. This offering is being made only by means of a preliminary prospectus supplement and an accompanying prospectus, which have been filed with the SEC and are available on the SEC's website at www.sec.gov. Copies of the preliminary prospectus supplement and accompanying prospectus also may be obtained from: Jefferies LLC, Attn: Prospectus Department, 520 Madison Ave, 3rd Floor, New York, NY 10022, or at 1-888-708-5831; Citigroup Global Markets Inc., c/o Broadridge Financial Solutions, 1155 Long Island Avenue, Edgewood, NY 11717, or at 1-800-831-9146; or Wells Fargo Securities, LLC, Attention: WFS Customer Service, 608 2nd Avenue South, Suite 1000, Minneapolis, MN 55402, or at 800-645-3751 option 5, or wfscustomerservice@wellsfargo.com.

This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to buy the notes, nor shall there be any offer, solicitation or sale of any notes in any jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful. The proposed offering is subject to market and other conditions, and there can be no assurance as to whether or when the offering may be completed, or as to the actual size or terms of the offering.

About FLY
FLY is a global aircraft leasing company with a fleet of modern, high-demand and fuel-efficient commercial jet aircraft. FLY leases its aircraft under multi-year lease contracts to a diverse group of airlines throughout the world. FLY is managed and serviced by BBAM LP, a worldwide leader in aircraft lease management and financing.

Cautionary Statement Regarding Forward-Looking Statements

This press release contains certain "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Forward-looking statements may be identified by words such as "expects," "intends," "anticipates," "plans," "believes," "seeks," "estimates," "will," or words of similar meaning and include, but are not limited to, statements regarding the outlook for FLY's plans, objectives, expectations and intentions. Forward-looking statements are based on management's current expectations and assumptions, which are subject to inherent uncertainties, risks and changes in circumstances that are difficult to predict. Actual outcomes and results may differ materially due to global political, economic, business, competitive, market, regulatory and other factors and risks. These factors include, but are not limited to those described under ''Risk Factors'' beginning on page S-17 of the preliminary prospectus supplement and the information described under ''Risk Factors'' under the heading ''Item 3. Key Information'' beginning on page 4 of FLY's Annual Report on Form 20-F for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2016, which is incorporated in the preliminary prospectus supplement by reference, and any risk factors included or described in FLY's other periodic reports, and in other information filed with the SEC, from time to time, and incorporated by reference into the preliminary prospectus supplement. Should one or more of these risks or uncertainties materialize, or should any of FLY's assumptions prove incorrect, FLY's actual results may vary in material respects from those projected in these forward-looking statements. FLY expressly disclaims any obligation to update or revise any of these forward-looking statements, whether because of future events, new information, a change in its views or expectations, or otherwise

Contact:

Matt Dallas
FLY Leasing Limited
+1 203-769-5916
ir@flyleasing.com

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