The Jersey Aircraft Registry (JAR) became operational on 5
November 2015 and will offer:
Registration of private and corporate
Registration of commercial aircraft
An online registration system,
available 24-hours a day
A safe and comprehensive regulatory
Neutral nationality registration
prefix 'ZJ-' followed by three characters of choice
The JAR has been created by two new pieces of primary
legislation, namely the Aircraft Registration (Jersey) Law 2014
(Aircraft Registration Law) which came into effect on 21 October
2015 and the Air Navigation (Jersey) Law 2014 (Air Navigation Law)
that came into force in December 2014.
Chris Kelleher, in charge of Business Development for the JAR
stated that: "... the JAR will adopt a competitive scheme of
charges and provide customers with an impressive registration
Appleby assisted with the establishment of the JAR by advising
the States of Jersey on the structure and operation of the
registry. Brian Johnson, Director of Operations for Appleby
Aviation who also helped establish the successful Isle of Man
aircraft registry, said: "We are very proud to have assisted
with the establishment of the JAR which we see as an exciting new
addition to Jersey's offering as a highly respected and
well-established financial services centre. The JAR will provide
the perfect platform for customers around the world seeking an
efficient registration of private and corporate high-value jets and
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