Finance, Taxes, Insurance

Issues regarding financing of aircraft; aviation insurance; tax issues for aircraft operators; new companies and people in the aviation financing and insurance industries.

Nov 2, 2006 - 7:08 AM
In a report released early last month, the National Air Traffic Controllers Association said policy decisions by the Bush Administration, not inadequate re
Nov 1, 2006 - 10:11 AM
As a percentage of a $200 airline ticket, taxes and fees more than tripled between 1972 and 2004 thanks to inflation, a decline in the real cost of airline
Nov 1, 2006 - 9:46 AM
By just about anyone’s reckoning the FAA audit process known as the Air Transport Oversight System (ATOS) has turned into a horribly labor-intensive and ti
Oct 31, 2006 - 10:24 AM
With the airlines arguing that they pay for more than 90 percent of the ATC system but don’t account for 90 percent of its use, and with the FAA confirming
Oct 31, 2006 - 9:51 AM
New European Union minimum liability insurance standards that took effect April 30 are causing some U.S.-based operators to rethink their trips to Europe.<
Oct 31, 2006 - 9:36 AM
The nation’s major airlines have declared war on business aviation and, as the weapon to win that war, they intend to push for ATC user fees to be levied u
Oct 20, 2006 - 8:40 AM
Beyond the merriment that the very light jet is coming to market, the insurance industry is preparing to drop the curtain in the final act.<br /> <br />
Oct 18, 2006 - 6:12 AM
The chief of the NTSB’s French counterpart is concerned that an increasing number of aircraft are flying under flags of convenience.
Oct 18, 2006 - 6:00 AM
Pulling into position for takeoff or passing the final approach fix for landing, especially at a mountain airport, presents many challenges.
Oct 18, 2006 - 5:41 AM
<br /> A letter from the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) can cause any taxpayer’s heart to skip a beat.