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.

Steve Smestad, AirFleet Capital president
Oct 16, 2019 - 12:00 PM
In its first 25 years in business, AirFleet Capital financed more than 7,000 aircraft purchases.
Oct 15, 2019 - 2:55 PM
Critics assert the German aviation tax hikes will convince travelers to switch to airports in neighboring countries.
Helicopter Market
Oct 15, 2019 - 1:22 PM
Aero Asset's Q3 market report shows a modest uptick in sales activity including in heavies.
Oct 14, 2019 - 10:28 AM
The €380 million loan gives the German airline subsidiary of defunct British travel group Thomas Cook time to find new investors.
Oct 8, 2019 - 11:59 AM
The Canadian Business Aviation Association is leading a fight against a proposal for a 10 percent tax on “luxury" vehicles, which includes aircraft.
Oct 8, 2019 - 8:46 AM
Helicopter services company Bristow Group said it plans to emerge from Chapter 11 bankruptcy reorganization by month's end.
Sep 19, 2019 - 4:28 AM
Pilots union BALPA called off a planned strike at British Airways on September 27, but it could take more strike action through January 2020.
ACE Biggin Hill
Sep 17, 2019 - 11:27 AM
What started several years ago as a low-key gathering of charter brokers has now blossomed in to a one-day “must attend” event for the industry.
Sep 17, 2019 - 7:17 AM
At the Air Charter Expo, business aviation associations called for tougher action against illegal charter flights.
Sep 9, 2019 - 10:38 AM
Volocopter says a new round of funding has raised enough money to complete type certification of its VoloCity eVTOL aircraft and air taxi service.