Mechanic's lien

July 29, 2013 - 9:10am

The future of Avantair, the operator of Piaggio Avanti fractional ownership, Axis Lease and Edge Card flight access programs, was hanging in the balance at press time as the Clearwater, Fla.-based company urgently sought restructuring options following its June 26 cessation of operations.

October 20, 2010 - 2:01pm

Members of the Florida Aviation Trades Association learned recently that the Third District Court (Miami) has issued a ruling that will significantly affect the recourse available to the maintenance industry when faced with a non-paying customer.

Previously, a repair facility could put a lien on the aircraft when it perceived the customer would not pay the bill regardless of who was in possession of the aircraft.

 
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