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.
In its first 25 years in business, AirFleet Capital financed more than 7,000 aircraft purchases.
Critics assert the German aviation tax hikes will convince travelers to switch to airports in neighboring countries.
Aero Asset's Q3 market report shows a modest uptick in sales activity including in heavies.
The €380 million loan gives the German airline subsidiary of defunct British travel group Thomas Cook time to find new investors.
The Canadian Business Aviation Association is leading a fight against a proposal for a 10 percent tax on “luxury" vehicles, which includes aircraft.
Helicopter services company Bristow Group said it plans to emerge from Chapter 11 bankruptcy reorganization by month's end.
Pilots union BALPA called off a planned strike at British Airways on September 27, but it could take more strike action through January 2020.
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.
At the Air Charter Expo, business aviation associations called for tougher action against illegal charter flights.
Volocopter says a new round of funding has raised enough money to complete type certification of its VoloCity eVTOL aircraft and air taxi service.