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.

May 19, 2008 - 12:08 PM
Someone I used to know–a father and general aviation pilot–questioned why he needed life insurance, because, quote, “I won’t be around to enjoy it.” He cou
May 19, 2008 - 1:33 AM
Following an earlier initiative in the luxury-yacht market, international banking and insurance financial-services provider Fortis (Booth No.
May 16, 2008 - 5:09 AM
So called “showstoppers” insurance, a form of business interruption coverage, will likely help NBAA recover some of the expenses and lost revenue the assoc
May 15, 2008 - 10:56 AM
Time is ticking, and Fairchild Dornier has only two months to find a strategic investor.
May 15, 2008 - 7:04 AM
Valued-added taxes (VAT) may now amount to 25 percent of a jet fuel purchase in some parts of Europe.
May 15, 2008 - 6:02 AM
With regard to liability insurance, answers to the question of “How much is enough?” have always been something of a mystery.
May 15, 2008 - 5:01 AM
Under a provision of President Bush’s economic stimulus package, purchasers of new aircraft can take a first-year depreciation deduction of 30 percent for
May 9, 2008 - 4:55 AM
Armed with the largest single contract in its 52-year history–converting 19 U.S.
May 8, 2008 - 5:01 AM
Regional-aircraft manufacturers face the prospect of increased financial risk in coming years, despite having been able to reduce sales costs since the mid
May 7, 2008 - 9:32 AM
Demand for executive aircraft charter continues to be softened by depressed trading activity in the financial community, which has previously been a core m