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 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
Oct 11, 2006 - 6:42 AM
The libertarian Reason Foundation, which has been promoting  privatization for more than 25 years, has published a new study calling for a user-fee sy
Oct 11, 2006 - 6:38 AM
Calls to institute user fees to help pay for FAA expenditures in the future continue to generate little support in Congress, as evidenced by a hearing befo
Oct 9, 2006 - 1:59 PM
They say that politics makes for strange bedfellows.
Oct 9, 2006 - 10:21 AM
The House appropriations subcommittee on Transportation, Treasury and Housing has approved a Fiscal Year 2006 funding bill that includes $14.4 billion for
Oct 5, 2006 - 11:14 AM
The 2004 American Jobs Creation Act could have entirely the opposite effect on business aviation due to an “overreaching” IRS interpretation that’s causing
Oct 5, 2006 - 10:40 AM
In an attempt to limit their insurable losses and reduce premiums, some FBOs continue to ask transient pilots to sign hold-harmless forms.