Recent estimates suggest that demand for air transport will increase by an average of 4.3% per annum over the next 20 years. If this growth path is achieved by 2036 the air transport industry will then contribute 15.5 million in direct jobs and $1.5 trillion of GDP to the world economy.
As the world is recovering from the impact of the pandemic and the new variants add risk, the challenge for the aviation industry is to uncover and extract value in the face of ever more competition for passengers.
Our team of dedicated lawyers can help you achieve your commercial objectives in the most complex matters with innovative thinking and a comprehensive range of legal services, combining finance, tax, corporate (including joint ventures and M&A), restructuring, insolvency, regulatory compliance, insurance, and dispute resolution.
Our advice covers all types of financing, leasing, and trading from debt finance, operating leasing, finance leasing, wet leasing, PDP finance, portfolio trades, tax leasing products to capital markets products.
We have advised leading airlines, lessors, and banks, including Singapore Airlines, Jackson Square Aviation, Scoot, AirAsia Asia Aviation Capital, Lion Air Transportation Partners, Cebu Pacific, TEAM, ST Engineering, Avolon Deucalion, Keystone Holdings, ICBC Leasing, CDB Leasing, Bocomm Leasing, Daiwa, Aviation Deutsche Bank, DVB Bank (now MUFG), CIC and BNPP on numerous aircraft and aircraft engine leasing, financing, and trading transactions.
We advise on restructurings and have extensive experience of aircraft repossessions and mortgage enforcements worldwide. Our lawyers also advise on commercial disputes and insurance claims relating to aircraft and aircraft engines.