Interesting article on aircraft importation in the EU

As some will know, European Union (EU) aircraft importations have been the basis of an ongoing discussion at EU level for a long time now. After the changes made to the end-use exemptions (customs duty) and the introduction of the new EU Customs Code, the discussion has been centred on a lessee’s right to reclaim … Continue reading Interesting article on aircraft importation in the EU

Insel Air International B.V. has been granted temporary bankruptcy protection

Insel Air international B.V. has requested and has been granted temporary bankruptcy protection status by the Court of First Instance of Aruba until at least June 9th, 2017. This request was introduced as a consequence of a request for bankruptcy filed by creditor(s). With this measure the bankruptcy request(s) have been frozen pending the bankruptcy … Continue reading Insel Air International B.V. has been granted temporary bankruptcy protection

Aruba introduces specific aviation designated inspectors (“DI”) regulation

Effective July 3rd, 2013 the Government of Aruba has introduced a ministerial ordinance codifying the use of designated inspectors (“DI”s) by the director of the Department of Civil Aviation of Aruba (“DCA”). This framework allows DI’s to be engaged by the Registry in procedures regarding airworthiness, crew licensing, operators’ manuals and compliance of flight simulators … Continue reading Aruba introduces specific aviation designated inspectors (“DI”) regulation

10 things (plus 1) lenders/lessors should know about aircraft finance in Aruba

Q1: What necessitates a lender or a lessor to opt for Aruba as an aircraft registry of choice? A1: Because Aruba has ratified the Cape Town Convention and the Aircraft Equipment Aircraft Protocol. As of September 1st, 2010, Aruba is one of the very few off-shore aircraft registries having adopted these instruments. Moreover, Aruba has … Continue reading 10 things (plus 1) lenders/lessors should know about aircraft finance in Aruba

Brazil & the Cape Town Convention and Aircraft Protocol

The status lists for the Cape Town Convention and Aircraft Protocol have been updated to take account of the deposit of an instrument by the Federative Republic of Brazil on 30 November 2011. The updated lists are available via the following links: http://www.unidroit.org/english/implement/i-2001-convention.pdf http://www.unidroit.org/english/implement/i-2001-aircraftprotocol.pdf

Comlux Aruba N.V, a new subsidiary of Fly Comlux, has been awarded an Aruba Air Operating Certificate (AOC)

The Department of Civil Aviation of Aruba and The Registry of Aruba, a world industry leader in aircraft registration, certification, regulatory compliance and safety oversight services and Gomez & Bikker law offices are pleased to announce a joint cooperation with Comlux The Aviation Group. Comlux Aruba N.V, the new subsidiary of Fly Comlux, has been … Continue reading Comlux Aruba N.V, a new subsidiary of Fly Comlux, has been awarded an Aruba Air Operating Certificate (AOC)

Offshore Aircraft Registration An Insight into Aruba, Bermuda, the Cayman Islands and the Isle of Man

CONFERENCE CHAIRED BY This is a new networking opportunity in the heart of the Caribbean. The summit on Offshore Aircraft Registration will explore a variety of issues such as reasons for registering an aircraft offshore, the legal system in Aruba, Bermuda, the Cayman Islands and the Isle of Man, the process of registering an aircraft … Continue reading Offshore Aircraft Registration An Insight into Aruba, Bermuda, the Cayman Islands and the Isle of Man

Comlux Aruba

Comlux Aruba N.V., a subsidiary of the Swiss VIP aircraft operator Comlux Aviation Group registered its Boeing flagship aircraft B767-200ER in Aruba under registration marks P4-CLA. The aircraft will be base in Zurich as part of Comlux VVIP fleet. This aircraft is the fourth aircraft registered by Comlux in Aruba as part of their strategic … Continue reading Comlux Aruba

Air-Company SOMON AIR LLC has taken delivery of its first brand new Boeing 737-900ER

"Air-Company SOMON AIR" LLC, the national carrier of the Republic of Tajikistan has registered in Aruba its first brand new Boeing 737-900. The aircraft has been registered under nationality marks P4-TAJ and will be based in Dushanbe, Republic of Tajikistan. The second brand new Boeing B737-900ER will be introduced in November 2011. Source: http://www.airsafetyfirst.com/display_news.php?id=84