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UK Exit from the EU and its impact on the UK Aviation Industry

UK Exit from the EU and its impact on the UK Aviation Industry

Bob Simmons (above), Technical Director at Baines Simmons, part of the Training & Consultancy division of Air Partner plc gives his thoughts on it. So the meaningful vote on the Government’s Brexit agreements has come and gone and we are

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Surf’s up in Europe

Surf’s up in Europe

Surf Air, the California-based all-you-can-fly operator, has pulled out of Europe, after a brief year and a half of operations. Bringing Surf Air’s membership program to Europe was always going to be a tough job, especially so using London as

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UK government publishes ‘no deal’ Brexit paper

UK government publishes ‘no deal’ Brexit paper

The UK government has published a series of guidance papers in case no deal is made on Brexit negotiations with the European Union (EU). The public voted in a June 2016 referendum to withdraw from the EU and the government

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Expert Opinion: Waste and unnecessary risk, Brexit is an opportunity to cure Lex Situs

Expert Opinion: Waste and unnecessary risk, Brexit is an opportunity to cure Lex Situs

Eric Lewin is the founder of The Offices of Eric Lewin, a London-based law firm that specialises in complex, cross-border transactions. In his article below he examines Lex Situs: a legal concept that subjects the effectiveness of English law conveyance

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Baines Simmons publishes “Brexit and Aviation” Paper

Baines Simmons publishes “Brexit and Aviation” Paper

Baines Simmons, part of the Training & Consultancy division of global aviation services group Air Partner, has published a paper entitled “Brexit and Aviation” as an interpretation of the UK Government’s white paper “The Future relationship between the UK and

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The UK will seek to remain a third-party member of EASA

The UK will seek to remain a third-party member of EASA

The United Kingdom will seek to remain a third-party member of EASA when it formally leaves the European Union on 29 March 2019. In the Government’s The United Kingdom’s exit from, and new partnership with, the European Union White Paper,

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UK looks to stay in EASA after Brexit

UK looks to stay in EASA after Brexit

British prime minister Theresa May has said that the UK is keen to stay involved in the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) after it exits from the EU. This is the first time that the UK has formally stated that

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Depreciation – the only cost that matters.

Depreciation – the only cost that matters.

Business jets are far from the most sensible financial investment, at least as far as the investment might appear on the corporate balance sheet. As an asset, in general terms jets depreciate quickly, especially since the global financial crisis triggered

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Business aviation sector urged to make its voice heard in Brexit negotiations

Business aviation sector urged to make its voice heard in Brexit negotiations

The UK business aviation sector has been warned to make its voice heard by government or face “going over a cliff edge” when Britain leaves the EU in 2019. Economist Jeremy Cook told attendees at ACE 17 that the sector

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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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