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New Air Charter Transparency Rules Proposed 11/7/13

In its report on the fatal 2004 crash of a chartered Canadair Challenger CL-600-2A12 aircraft, the National Transportation Safety Board (“NTSB”) determined the aircraft stalled following takeoff in winter conditions because the pilots failed to inspect the wings and have them de-iced.


The Import of Export 9/30/13

Delta Air Lines won its appeal of a judgment granted to the Export-Import Bank of the United States (Ex-Im Bank) in its suit challenging Ex-Im credit support of Air India aircraft purchases. While this battle is over, the war is not yet decided.


Catching the Spirit 1/31/13

Ancillary fees are the gold rush of the decade. They have been a major contributor to the return of financial health to many airlines.


A Case of Olympic Proportions 9/5/12

Much has and will continue to be written about the April decision in ACG Acquisition XX LLC vs. Olympic Airlines which will impact aircraft finance transactions for the foreseeable future.