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AERLEX SUPPORTS SUSTAINABLE AVIATION FUELS; ATTEND SAF INDUSTRY WEBINAR SEPTEMBER 14-15

Posted by on Sep 9, 2020 in Articles, The Latest, Upcoming Events

“Flygskam” – do you know what it is? What it means? “Flygskam” is a word invented by a Swedish musician a few years ago and since embraced by some environmental activists. It means “flight shame.” Flygskam is a campaign intended to discourage air travel by focusing on the carbon footprint of jet aircraft. Aerlex Law Group, with its roots in environmentally conscious Southern California, understands the...

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Becoming a Prepared Buyer: Aircraft Acquisition

Posted by on Aug 31, 2020 in Articles, BusinessAir Magazine, The Latest

Becoming a Prepared Buyer: Aircraft Acquisition — Originally published in BusinessAir Magazine, August 2020, Volume 30, No. 8. As we continue to face the “new normal” of traveling during a pandemic, I have been inundated with calls from individuals and companies who are exploring the idea of whole aircraft ownership for the first time. For anyone in the market for an aircraft today or in the near future who would like to make the purchase and...

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Uber & Lyft: Employees or Independent Contractors?

Posted by on Aug 14, 2020 in Articles, Newsletters, The Latest

CALIFORNIA COURT UPHOLDS STATE STATUTE THAT FURTHER LIMITS INDEPENDENT CONTRACTOR CLASSIFICATION Aerlex has kept our clients up to date on California’s ongoing legal scrum over the proper classification of workers between employee and independent contractor.  As we have been writing, the opportunities to classify workers as independent contractors continues to narrow.  This past week, a California trial judge in San Francisco continued this...

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Keeping the title clear on your Aircraft

Posted by on Aug 4, 2020 in Articles, BusinessAir Magazine, The Latest

Keeping the title clear on your Aircraft — Originally published in BusinessAir Magazine, July 2020, Volume 30, No. 7. As an aircraft owner, it is important to make sure the title to your aircraft remains clear. Unlike some other countries, in the United States we have an owner based registry where liens can be filed on the aircraft by anyone.  Since a notice of a lien can be sent to the FAA Civil Aviation Registry (the “Registry”) without the...

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COVID-19 FORCES CANCELLATION of IADA ANNUAL MEETING

Posted by on Jul 28, 2020 in Articles, The Latest, Upcoming Events

The International Aircraft Dealers Association (IADA) announced the cancellation of its 2020 IADA Annual Meeting, which was scheduled to take place in Dana Point, California, September 27-29. Citing concerns about safety in the midst of the COVID-19 global pandemic, IADA Chairman Paul Kirby released the following statement which both noted the cancellation of the annual convention and the plans for a one-day virtual meeting to be held on...

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Immediate Private Aviation Solutions During and After a Pandemic

Posted by on Jul 14, 2020 in Articles, BusinessAir Magazine, The Latest

Immediate Private Aviation Solutions During and After a Pandemic — Originally published in BusinessAir Magazine, June 2020, Volume 30, No. 6. As the United States and other countries around the world start to lift their stay-at-home restrictions, many individuals and companies are electing to increase or exclusively fly privately for the foreseeable future. Prior to the global pandemic, a number of companies and individuals used either a hybrid...

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