Celtic culture

June 26, 2014 - 3:18pm

The Isle of Man Aircraft Registry continues to grow after seven years of operation, with almost 500 private aircraft around the world now sporting the M-registration.

Recent geopolitical tensions involving Russia have fueled interest further in the registry, with lawyers advising Russian clients to distance their assets from that country and banks reluctant to finance assets that could be confiscated. “The aim is to take out the Russian risk,” said Mark Bisset of Clyde & Co., speaking at the fourth annual Isle of Man Aviation Conference last week.

December 21, 2006 - 10:28am

The Isle of Man–a British Crown dependency located in the Irish Sea between the UK and Ireland–is on track to have its new aircraft register up and running this spring. The necessary changes to the offshore territory’s existing aviation legislation are due to go to its parliament this month.

 
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