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.

Oct 17, 2006 - 10:01 AM
Republican lawmakers have taken steps to shelve new tax rules in the 2005 Highway Bill designed to discourage truckers from using jet fuel to avoid higher
Oct 17, 2006 - 7:46 AM
Business aviation groups welcomed a letter from the FAA to the commissioner of internal revenue asking him to suspend implementation of new fuel tax rules
Oct 17, 2006 - 6:02 AM
Former insurance competitors Aero Insurance and AirSure have merged to form what officials say is now the “largest general aviation insurance broker in the
Oct 17, 2006 - 5:07 AM
Like the flu and other nasty bugs, the user-fee virus is making its periodic appearance as Congress considers FAA reauthorization, up for renewal in 2007.
Oct 16, 2006 - 8:00 AM
After sustaining losses of C$116 million ($91.4 million) after 9/11, Nav Canada, the private, non-share corporation that owns and operates Canada’s civil a
Oct 16, 2006 - 5:07 AM
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Oct 16, 2006 - 5:05 AM
After being forced into retirement at age 60, some former airline pilots turn to corporate aviation to continue their flying careers.
Oct 16, 2006 - 4:46 AM
Various aviation insurance professionals seem to agree that the overall market has stabilized with premiums still significantly higher than pre-9/11 levels
Oct 12, 2006 - 8:38 AM
The current Standard Industry Fare Level (SIFL) rates in effect from July 1 through December 31 are: 0 to 500 sm–$0.1926; 501 to 1,500 sm–$0.1469; and more
Oct 12, 2006 - 8:32 AM
Bank of America last month formed the Corporate Aircraft Finance Division, a group that combines The Private Bank’s Aviation Finance Division with the Bank