Aviation

Aircraft parking considerations – Choosing the right registry

Authors: Matthew Xerri
Published on July 21, 2020
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Practices: Aircraft Registration
To say that 2020 has been a turbulent year for the commercial aviation industry is certainly an understatement. Various high-profile airlines such as Virgin Australia, Flybe and Avianca (Colombia) have already collapsed, while others had to resort to state-aid in order to keep afloat such as the Lufthansa Group (which includes Austrian Airlines, Swiss International Air Lines and Brussels Airlines) and the Air France-KLM Group.

Aviation Finance in Malta: Overview

Authors: Matthew Xerri, George Bugeja
Published on April 7, 2016
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Practices: Aircraft Finance, Aircraft Registration
This Q&A provides a high level overview of key practical issues including financing options for purchasing aircrafts; registration and deregistration requirements; transfer of title; security, including aircraft mortgages; transfer of security; enforcement of security and repossession; and application of the Cape Town Convention.

Malta Aviation Update – September 2015

Authors: Daniel Aquilina
Published on September 17, 2015
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Practices: Aircraft Registration
Malta has made considerable efforts in the field of aviation in recent years. Malta’s aviation laws were revamped and modernized by the Aircraft Registration Act, 2010 (Chapter 503 of the Laws of Malta) and Malta’s accession to the Convention on International Interests in Mobile Equipment, 2001 (the Cape Town Convention) and its Aviation Protocol in 2011 contributed to no small extent to put Malta firmly on the aviation map.