Aviation

Our Practice Areas

Advising on aircraft leasing, financing, sale – purchase, cross-border portfolio sale, early termination options, novation agreements, financing (including delivery financings, Japanese Operating. Lease with Call Option(JOLCOs), refinancing) documentation, technical and commercial contracts for scheduled and non-scheduled operators. Drafting, reviewing and negotiating various aircraft operational contracts. Representing clients during aircraft acquisition finance, including asset-based loans and various other forms of cross-border financings. Providing hands-on commercially relevant solutions in a volatile regulatory environment on matters related to registration and deregistration of aircraft, repossession and export of aircraft from India. Handling regulatory matters such as amendment(s)/changes to aircraft registration certificates/ air operators permit(s), procurement of temporary permissions/ licenses for ferry flights, continued operations in case of ownership changes, etc. and seeking in-principal approvals for wet-leasing in India in a time-efficient manner. Liaison with the Indian Directorate General of Civil Aviation for filing of various documents.