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.
Mission Oaks National Bank in Temecula, Calif., hopes to become the lender of choice for pilots shopping for general aviation airplanes and, in some cases,
If you buy, sell or operate aircraft in Europe and have been liable to EU value added tax (VAT), a chat with Lasse Rungholm could help you to save lots of
While the debate continues over how best to fund the next-generation air transportation system, the Government Accountability Office (GAO) is of the opinio
Everyone in the industry knows that new and used business aircraft sales, prices and inventories generally follow the overall economy.
In a report released early last month, the National Air Traffic Controllers Association said policy decisions by the Bush Administration, not inadequate re
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
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
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
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.<
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