2012 has witnessed another year of growing demand and strong deal flows in the Chinese aviation finance market.
This edition of Jones Day's Airlines and Aviation Alert focuses on a handful of the many practical issues faced by aviation businesses, particularly in Asia.
As China's population continues to surge and its foreign currency reserves swell, the aviation industry in China is expanding at an astonishing rate.
The roots of China’s modern General Aviation ("GA") industry can be traced back to 1951, when the General Administration of Civil Aviation of China (CAAC) used Curtiss-Wright C-46 aircraft to conduct pest-control missions in Guangzhou.
The Civil Aviation Ministry has simplified norms for import of aircrafts into India by abolishing the Aircraft Acquisition Committee.
The Ministry of Civil Aviation plans to replace the DGCA with CAA. DGCA is a regulatory body governing the safety aspects of civil aviation in India.
Air India, India’s national carrier, has recently invited bids for putting its recently acquired Boeing 787 aircrafts, commonly called Dreamliners.
The Cabinet Committee of Economic Affairs on September 14, 2012 approved the proposal of Department of Policy and Promotion for permitting foreign airlines to make Foreign Direct Investment in the aviation sector.
The Finance Bill, 2012 seeks to amend Sec. 115VG of the Income-tax Act relating to computation of tonnage income.
Indian perspective on admiralty law talks about the Sheriff of Mumbai being an apolitical titular authority.
Maritime law is one of the most established and oldest types of law.
Is India a signatory to any of the International Conventions on ship arrest? If so, which one?
Dr. Shrikant Hathi, partner and Ms. Afia SenGupta, with Indian law firm BRUS CHAMBERS, analyse the situation where bunker suppliers claim remains unpaid when bunker is requisitioned by master of a ship while the ship is time chartered and the also when requisition is at the behest of the time charterer.
The existence of a maritime lien rests on the principle that the
vessel is a legal entity itself, apart from its ownership.