Aviation is an essential part of the transport infrastructure of every country. We advise on all areas of law relating to aircraft as well as specialist areas of aviation law. We provide responsive, forward-looking solutions relying on our extensive technical expertise and experience.
We act for airlines, manufacturers, banks, lessors, export credit agencies and insurers.
Our expertise includes:
Aircraft financing and leasing including rule 144A enhanced equipment note (EEN) issues in the US private placement market
Sale and purchase of aircraft, engines and related equipment
Aircraft recovery including obtaining court orders for possession of aircraft
Sale and purchase of aviation related businesses including ground handling and airline catering businesses and airlines themselves
Commercial agreements such as code sharing, marketing and alliance agreements
Regulatory compliance advice including New Zealand Civil Aviation Rules compliance and competition advice
Montreal Convention claims relating to passengers, baggage and cargo.
Advising on the sale and lease-back
of two wide-bodied aircraft