Alan Phelan

Head of Engine Trading

Alan Phelan joined AFG as Head of Engine Trading and advises the Technical and Commercial teams on engine purchases, exchanges and engine MRO requirements. Alan is the founder of, the first professional body for aircraft technical professionals.

He was formerly Senior Vice President of Marketing and Sales at HaoTong AeroTech in charge of their technical and sales operation in Dublin. Alan has over 30 years’ experience in various senior sales, customer support, marketing and aircraft engine leasing roles, most recently with Lufthansa Technik in Hamburg and Dublin and previously with Airmotive Ireland, a jet engine overhaul facility located in Dublin. Alan has an in-depth knowledge of the aircraft leasing business and holds the Irish Law Society’s Diploma in Aircraft Leasing and Finance and a MBA in Aviation from Embry Riddle Aeronautical University.