NAFA Conference—Fort Lauderdale, FL—March 3-6

Posted by on Feb 21, 2019 in Articles, The Latest, Upcoming Events

Aerlex Law Group attorney Amanda Applegate will attend the National Aircraft Finance Association’s (NAFA) annual conference, to be held this year at the Harbor Beach Marriott in Fort Lauderdale, Florida from March 3rd through March 6th. This year’s conference is NAFA’s 48th annual gathering. The NAFA conference offers members a chance to learn about current industry trends relating to aircraft transactions, financing and leasing. Ms. Applegate,...

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New Charter Broker Rules Effective February 14, 2019

Posted by on Feb 12, 2019 in Articles, BusinessAir Magazine, The Latest

New Charter Broker Rules Effective February 14, 2019 — Originally published in BusinessAir Magazine, February 2019, Volume 29, No. 2. Effective on February 14, 2019 the long-awaited new charter broker rules go into effect. The rules amend 14 CFR Part 295. The rules apply to Air Charter Brokers who are defined as indirect air carriers, foreign indirect carriers or bona fide agents that sell and/or arrange charter transportation using a direct...

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Van Nuys Airport (VNY) Hosts First Business Aviation Sustainable Fuels Event

Posted by on Feb 6, 2019 in Articles, The Latest

On January 17, 2019, Van Nuys Airport in Los Angeles, California was the site of the “Business Jets Fuel Green: A Step Towards Sustainability” event, a program intended to demonstrate the business jet industry’s commitment to advancing the development and adoption of Sustainable Alternative Jet Fuel (SAJF). The all-day event was sponsored by a coalition of industry organizations including the National Business Aviation Association (NBAA),...

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Preparing for an Aircraft Purchase

Posted by on Jan 30, 2019 in Articles, BusinessAir Magazine, The Latest

As the supply for quality pre-owned aircraft inventory has begun to shrink (especially in certain large cabin models), I see more buyers devoting time to advance preparations to ensure that they are perceived by sellers as the most qualified, attractive buyer. If you are in the market for an aircraft and want to expedite your purchase and closing, consider taking the following steps prior to making your first offer. BUILD YOUR ACQUISITION TEAM...

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16th Annual Living Legends of Aviation Awards Ceremony

Posted by on Jan 26, 2019 in Articles, The Latest

  Seven new Legends of Aviation were feted at the 16th annual Living Legends of Aviation awards ceremony held January 18th in Beverly Hills, California. The latest Legends join an elite group of over 100 accomplished aviators and aviation industry leaders whose remarkable achievements have been honored in previous years. The new Legends include: Jeff Bezos, currently the world’s richest man and founder of both Amazon, the world’s largest...

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Innovative Private Aviation Options

Posted by on Nov 28, 2018 in Articles, BusinessAir Magazine, The Latest

Innovative Private Aviation Options — Originally published in BusinessAir Magazine, October 2018, Volume 28, No. 10. In 1986, when Richard Santulli created NetJets, it was considered revolutionary. NetJets opened up private aviation to a new segment of customers. Flexjet followed in 1995. The pool of potential private aircraft users was made even greater with the advent of Marquis Jet in 2001. Now more than 15 years after the launch of Marquis...

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