South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley has signed a bill into law removing the state's 7-percent sales tax from parts for aircraft operated under Part 91. The change is expected to make South Carolina's aviation maintenance and repair operations (MROs) more competitive with MROs in tax-exempt states. "Because aircraft are mobile, owners can easily shop around [...]
Bellevue CN recently interviewed Aero Law Group attorney John Schmidt about aircraft in China. http://bellevuecn.com/aero-law-group-helping-to-navigate-the-challenges-of-aircraft-acquisition-and-ownership-in-china/
Aero Law Group welcomed a unique visitor to Bellevue, Wash., in late May – the Kyrgyz Republic’s ambassador to the U.S. and Canada, Mr. Muktar Djumaliev. Mr. Djumaliev’s visit comes as the Kyrgyz Republic has announced plans to rapidly develop its civil aviation industry and expand into global markets. According to its Civil Aviation Industry, [...]
On May 3, 2012, major business aircraft manufacturer Hawker Beechcraft Corporation and its parent and affiliated companies (HBC) filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York. HBC and its affiliated companies have requested the cases be consolidated under Hawker Beechcraft, Inc. Case No. 12-11873 [...]
December 30, 2009 — The January/February 2010 edition of Aviation for Women magazine, a publication of Women in Aviation International, features an article written by Kara Pietila, wife of Aero Law Group attorney Nate Pietila.
November 1, 2009 — The Bermuda Department of Civil Aviation (DCA) has extensively revised the rules governing operations of large private aircraft. Specifically, the DCA has implemented the Overseas Territories Aviation Requirements (OTAR) Part 125 under directions from the United Kingdom’s Department for Transport, in order to provide a “more cohesive system of civil aviation [...]
September, 2009 — Germany, Italy, Sweden and the United Kingdom have each announced they will extend deadlines for required ETS plans. The new deadlines are September 30th 2009 for Italy, October 15, 2009 for Sweden and are yet to be announced for Germany and the UK. The estimated date for Germany is sometime October, 2009 [...]
This week's edition of the Puget Sound Business Journal had a featured article on the growth of Aero Law Group PLLC. In the piece writer Clay Holtzman talks to Aero Law Group founding attorney Kevin Austin about the firm's practice and history.
April, 2009 — Aero Law Group PLLC, an aviation law practice focusing on commercial airlines, corporate and private aircraft, as well as emerging-growth companies, advised commercial and corporate clients in the successful negotiation of more than 10 long-term engine maintenance agreements in 2008, marking a major milestone in the firm’s mission to provide transactional counsel [...]
December, 2008 — Aero Law Group PLLC, an aviation law practice focusing on commercial airlines, corporate and private aircraft, as well as emerging-growth companies, announces the appointment of Cheryl Kringle as the newest attorney to join the team. Kringle will be responsible for representing clients in sales, leasing and the exchange of business and commercial [...]