Your airplane is down for unscheduled maintenance, and the boss needs to fly tomorrow. Your friends at the flight department across the ramp fly virtually identical equipment, and their schedule is clear. Why not just have them fly the boss tomorrow, and you will owe them the favor? If no
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If a charter pilot gets fired for repeatedly pointing out safety issues to the Director of Operations, does the pilot have any legal remedy? The answer under state law depends on the state and is probably a definite “maybe.” However, there is federal law aimed precisely at the issue. Does
The FAA issues press releases about multi-million-dollar civil penalties on a regular basis. All too often, these cases involve aircraft time sharing agreements. Although the FAA has allowed time sharing agreements since 1972, misunderstandings about these agreements persist. 14 C.F.R. § 91.501(c) defines a time-sharing agreement as “an arrangement whereby
Aircraft insurance is generally a necessity, however, all too often, once the initial policy is bound, the policy finds itself in the back of the lowest drawer of the filing cabinet. It is common for us to get calls about what coverages “should” exist, but when the event or cause
The Key to Surviving a Tax Audit Preparation is the key to surviving a tax audit and receiving a “no change” letter acknowledging that your tax returns were proper. Aircraft operators know that the FAA doesn’t believe that an inspection occurred unless the paperwork proves it. The IRS won’t believe
Aviation pioneers overcame gravity and drag. Now aviation is engineering for sustainability. The industry and the FAA have been trying to fast-track sustainable aviation fuel (SAF), but it is not available for everyone yet. Despite the high cost and low quantity issues that affect SAF use, the financial sector is
Today’s private aviation offers many private aircraft options, from trip-by-trip charter through full ownership. Learn of some of the best aviation options to better understand which suits your needs most.
Learn how the revisions to AC91-37A will better explain leasing alternatives to charter and prevent illegal charter. Find out what the penalty is for flying illegal charter is and why the revisions are necessary.
Jetlaw was recognized as the 2023 Boutique Aviation Law Firm of the Year by M&A Today Awards. The M&A Today Awards accepts votes from over 163 countries and recognizes dedication to excellence on a global basis. These awards provide a benchmark of the very best industry leaders, exemplary teams, and