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    Keri Dowling to speak at the 2015 NBAA conference

    Partnerships and Non-Public Companies- Analyze your Business Aviation Options Keri Dowling will present at the 2015 NBAA conference in Las Vegas, November 15 & 16. Learn about the tax and regulatory issues involved when a small business, partnership or other non-public company acquires a business aircraft. Through examples, understand the attributes of common ownership and operating structures used by these entities and how they accomplish planning goals. Issues such as achieving allowable tax deductions for business use of the aircraft, utilizing co-ownership or joint ownership to share aircraft between entities and managing organizational changes will be discussed. For more information, […]

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    Fitch: Favorable Longer-Term Trends Support Stable Outlook for Aircraft Leasing Sector

    NEW YORK, Jul 18, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) — Link to Fitch Ratings’ Report: Aircraft Leasing Sector Review http://www.fitchratings.com/creditdesk/reports/report_frame.cfm?rpt_id=683404 Fitch Ratings sees favorable long-term dynamics in the aircraft leasing sector, even though some near-term pressures will likely persist, according to the inaugural issue of Aircraft Leasing Sector Review. Increased demand for airline travel globally, capital-constrained airlines, and the aircraft technology replacement cycle are among the trends supporting the long-term strength of the aircraft operating lease business. Growth opportunities for the next several years will be driven by large-order books at Boeing, Airbus, and Embraer. However, in the near term, higher fuel […]

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    21% Increase in Registered Aircraft – Minister

    Malta registered a 21% increase in registered aircraft last year and in the first months of this year, bringing the number to 103, Transport Minister Austin Gatt said. Speaking during a visit to FlyTech Services, the minister said it was government’s policy to promote Malta as a leading jurisdiction for aircraft registration and as an attractive location to base air operating companies. Transport Malta reported a notable interest from air operators to relocate their business to Malta and was currently processing more than 30 requests from international business aviation operators. The minister said that to date, Malta had some 2,500 […]

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    New ‘BARR’ Rules Open For Comment

    The FAA will accept comments until June 8, 2012, on revised rules (PDF) for what used to be called the Block Aircraft Registration Request program, which allows aircraft owners to prevent public access to information tied to their aircraft N-number. The FAA wanted to all but scrap that ability last year but was blocked by Congress by an amendment in an appropriations bill. At the time, the FAA said it would present new rules for participation in the program; the Notice of Proposed Process appeared in the Federal Register May 9. Aircraft already on the list will be automatically included […]