Transactional

We have extensive experience assisting clients in negotiating, drafting documents for, and structuring the following types of transactions or agreements:

 

Commercial Aircraft and Other Aviation Assets

      • New and used aircraft, engine and spare parts purchases and sales (including purchases of new, large and regional aircraft manufacturers)
      • New and used aircraft, engine and spare parts financings (including secured debt and lease financings, on- and off-balance sheet transactions, government-supported export credit agency financings, foreign-currency denominated secured credit facilities, and multiple lender financing structures)
      • New and used aircraft and engine leases (including aircraft leveraged, operating (dry), and ACMI (wet) leases, and long- and short-term engine leases, on behalf of lessors and lessees)
      • Aircraft maintenance, repair, overhaul and modification agreements (including passenger-to-cargo conversions and winglet installations)

Business Aircraft and Other Aviation Assets

      • New and used aircraft, engine and spare parts purchases and sales (including purchases of large- and medium-size cabin business aircraft from manufacturers)
      • New and used aircraft, engine and spare parts financings (including concurrent, secured and non-secured debt financing arrangements for wholly-private and partial-charter aircraft)
      • New and used aircraft leases (including finance and operating leases)
      • Aircraft maintenance, repair, overhaul and modification agreements (including avionics, exterior and interior cabin upgrades)
      • Hangar leases

Aircraft Fractional Interests

      • Fractional interest purchases (including negotiation of program agreements and side letters with various fractional interest program operators)
      • Fractional interest leases
      • Fractional interest trade-ins (involving the simultaneous purchase and sale of two or more interests)
      • Fractional interest sales (including termination of program agreements and contested fair market value appraisals)

Airline Operations

      • Engine maintenance (power-by-the hour) agreements
      • Parts and services procurement agreements

Flight Department Operations

      • Flight department formation, staffing and vendor agreements
      • Aircraft ownership and operation restructuring
      • Engine maintenance (power-by-the hour) agreements
      • Aircraft management and charter use agreements
      • Time sharing agreements
      • Interchange agreements
      • Joint ownership agreements
      • Pilot services agreements
      • Aircraft use policies
      • Firearms aircraft-carriage policies
      • Visa waiver program registration for private aircraft

Aircraft Charter

      • Private jet card/prepaid charter programs (involving various aircraft sizes and various program operators)
      • Volume charter agreements
      • Special charter agreements

M&A

        • Acquisitions and dispositions of aircraft parts manufacturers
        • Acquisitions and dispositions of aircraft service vendors
        • Acquisitions and dispositions of aircraft charter operators