Aviation Newsletter - February 2020
Our non-contentious commercial aviation team has experience in all types of aviation related work, whether in the context of commercial contracts, corporate transactions, fleeting programmes, disputes, development of aviation infrastructure or insured liabilities.
We have worked with many clients over the last 80 years, including airport operators, airlines, insurers, aviation trade and service organisations, operators, banks, financial institutions, aircraft owners, investors and lessors. We know the market inside and out.
Our international commercial aviation group has considerable experience in commercial transactions, including outsourcing, commercial and IT procurement, intellectual property, e-commerce, direct marketing and data protection. We are consistently recognised by leading legal directories and commentators as the world's premier aviation law firm.
Our team has developed a strong focus on the specific needs of clients, ranging from the arrangements for an airline's online ticket sales and related payments, to the self-service check-in and baggage drop kiosks at the airports that they fly in and out of.
We also provide clients with a range of corporate services including contractual advice, assistance in relation to appropriate group investment structures, airline privatisations, joint ventures, acquisitions and disposals.
Advising the Airport's Local User Board on its agreement for the provision of Common Use Terminal equipment and the provision of Common Use Self-Service kiosks at Kenya's main airport.
Advising an African airline on the IP aspects of a purchase of a fleet of aircraft from Airbus.
Reviewing and amending a suite of construction contracts for an airport expansion project valued at USD 4.2 billion.
Advising an international oil company on its fuel supply agreements with different European airports.
Advising an airline on aircraft procurement, from drafting responses to manufacturers for proposals, sourcing and acquisition of aircraft, drafting specifications on the fitting out of aircraft, delivery issues, taking delivery of the aircraft, and advising on contracts with providers of...
Advising a supplier of aircraft seats and galley equipment on all aspects of its contractual arrangements with its customers.
Advising various airlines and travel operators on their arrangements regarding the online sale of tickets and related payments.
Advising a range of clients operating in the aviation sector on a variety of IP issues including advice on trademark and brand strategy and protection, potential trade mark oppositions, copyright issues and trademark renewal strategies.