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 14, 2021 - 12:01 PM
After years of advocacy by the bizav industry, the U.S. IRS recently shifted its position on federal excise taxes largely in favor of aircraft owners.
May 14, 2021 - 9:10 AM
Massachusetts legislators are floating bills that would impose a landing fee on general aviation aircraft and repeal a sales tax exemption for aircraft.
May 11, 2021 - 9:36 AM
The 50-50 joint venture between ST Engineering and Tamasek will focus on narrowbody P2F conversions.
Apr 29, 2021 - 10:51 AM
The European airframer expresses the need to change the “unhealthy” market balance between itself and Boeing in the all-cargo aircraft market.
Apr 22, 2021 - 6:25 PM
Business, personal, and other general aviation aircraft are set to be included in the Canadian government’s luxury tax that goes into effect next year.
Apr 14, 2021 - 1:01 PM
Funding for aircraft acquisitions will continue unabated as the pandemic eases, according to Boeing’s latest finance forecast.
Apr 13, 2021 - 10:22 AM
The government of Canada will own a portion of the flag carrier under a provision of a C$5.879 billion aid package.
Air France
Apr 6, 2021 - 10:36 AM
The European Commission has approved the French bailout of Air France subject to conditions, including surrender of 18 daily slots at Paris Orly Airport.
MySky Budget
Mar 26, 2021 - 10:44 AM
MySky Budget is based on the company's existing spend management platform, calculating projected costs based on some 30 million data points.
Mar 23, 2021 - 10:53 AM
The Swedish government will introduce takeoff and landing charges to encourage airlines to use more fuel-efficient aircraft with lower emissions.