Cape Town Convention

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.

Recent Amendments to the Malta Aircraft Registration Act

Authors: Matthew Xerri
Published on November 30, 2016
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Practices: Aircraft Finance, Aircraft Registration
In 2010 Malta embarked on an ambitious project to introduce the Aircraft Registration Act (the “ARA”) and to accede to the Cape Town Convention and its Aircraft Protocol. A few years later, the growing presence of AOC holders in Malta and the increase in aircraft registered in the National Aircraft Register is testament to the success story of the ARA.