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The value that Special Purpose Vehicles add to corporate and general aviation finance transactions is relative

The value that Special Purpose Vehicles add to corporate and general aviation finance transactions is relative

Eric Lewin, Founder, The Law Offices of Eric Lewin, surveys the use of special purpose vehicles (SPVs) in corporate and general aviation finance transactions to identify when they add value for both financiers and their clients.  Among other things, he

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Bermuda amends the Mortgaging of Aircraft and Aircraft Engines Act 1999

Bermuda amends the Mortgaging of Aircraft and Aircraft Engines Act 1999

The Mortgaging of Aircraft and Aircraft Engines Amendment Act 2017 (Amendment Act) has received Royal Assent and became operative on 2 June 2017. The Amendment Act amends the Mortgaging of Aircraft and Aircraft Engines Act 1999 to remove the requirement that an aircraft

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Is business aviation losing the executive?

Is business aviation losing the executive?

Andrew Hughes, principal – business aviation at Mango Partners – looks back at EBACE 2017 and questions if the industry is doing enough to build the base. By now I expect the final traces of last week’s EBACE have been removed from

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Why you need to install NextGen sooner, rather than later

Why you need to install NextGen sooner, rather than later

On January 1, 2020, most business aircraft will have to be equipped with Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (“ADS-B”) Out equipment to fly in controlled airspace in the US under the NextGen system. According to the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), that is

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Action Alert: 4 Reasons To Install “NextGen” Equipment In Business Aircraft Sooner Than Later

Action Alert: 4 Reasons To Install “NextGen” Equipment In Business Aircraft Sooner Than Later

NextGen is a worrying thing for owners, David G. Meyer explains why fitting the new standard for air transportation equipment should be done as quickly as possible: Starting January 1, 2020, most business aircraft will have to be equipped with

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Leaving the Single Market: Must the UK also leave the single aviation area.

Leaving the Single Market: Must the UK also leave the single aviation area.

With the UK invoking Article 50, Watson Farley and Williams has published an in-depth briefing. Issues discussed in the briefing include: The risk of a “cliff edge” if the UK were to crash out of the EU with no deal

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Opinion: The UK needs to follow the US with dedicated business aviation airports

Opinion: The UK needs to follow the US with dedicated business aviation airports

Robert Walters, business development director at London Biggin Hill Airport, says that if the UK government does not recognise the importance of business aviation the country will not be able to keep up with demand. Last week, as the British Chancellor announced the new

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Expert Opinion: Is it really a business jet if it has no internet connection?

Expert Opinion: Is it really a business jet if it has no internet connection?

When traveling abroad, understanding a few basic foreign language phrases can go a long way in making it a better experience, versus not having any at all. The same goes for internet in a business jet – even having a

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‘Embracing new technology’ – Jonny Nicol, Stratajet

‘Embracing new technology’ – Jonny Nicol, Stratajet

Jonny Nicol: Bringing an old-fashioned industry out of the dark ages. After a stint in the military I became a corporate freelance pilot, which, amongst other things, included flying private jets. This opened my eyes to the two huge gaping

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Expert Opinion: Saudi Arabia’s new safety rules

Expert Opinion: Saudi Arabia’s new safety rules

With new safety rules coming into effect in Saudi Arabia on September 1, Clyde & Co partner Oliver Tebbit takes us through how the new rules will affect business aviation operations in the country, and how to ensure that you

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