Practice

Aviation Law

The global aviation industry can be turbulent. We help clients find clear skies. Our aviation practice spans every facet of the industry, including regulatory, aviation finance and leasing, antitrust, airline alliances and joint ventures, litigation, legislative/lobbying, M&A, and environmental issues.

Representative experience

Advise Aeromexico in connection with negotiations of a joint-venture alliance agreement with Delta Air Lines, and obtaining approval and the grant of antitrust immunity for the joint venture.

Advise Aeromexico in connection with negotiations of a joint-venture alliance agreement with Delta Air Lines, and obtaining approval and the grant of antitrust immunity for the joint venture.

Advise Norwegian Air Shuttle ASA on its enhanced equipment trust certificate (EETC) financing of ten new B737-800 aircraft and the related bridge financing.

Advise Virgin America in obtaining airport slots and gates related to the settlement of a lawsuit the DOJ brought against the merger of American Airlines and US Airways.

Assist CNN to secure the first-ever FAA waiver to legally fly UASs in the U.S. for news gathering and reporting activities over people.

Advise UK Export Finance on the capital markets aspects of a US$913m Sukuk issuance for the acquisition of four Airbus aircraft.

Assist several UAS manufacturers and operators on aviation regulatory issues affecting this emerging industry.

Advise two airlines in antitrust damages claims brought in relation to a cartel in the air cargo market in the UK, the Netherlands, Germany, and the U.S.

Represent DVB on a US$400m warehouse facility provided by Deutsche Bank for the acquisition of a portfolio of over 20 aircraft on lease to a range of airlines.

Counsel Aerion Corporation on FAA and International Civil Aviation Organization noise and certification matters in connection with Aerion’s plans to develop a supersonic business jet.

Press Releases

Hogan Lovells celebrates 13 winners in Client Choice awards

London, 08 February 2018 – Hogan Lovells announces that 13 of its lawyers around the world have been selected as winners in the prestigious ILO Client Choice awards, the most winners...

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White House unveils new Unmanned Aircraft Systems Integration Pilot Program

This week, the White House announced a new pilot program to further integrate unmanned aircraft systems (UAS or drones) into the National Airspace System (NAS) and to enable development of...

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DOJ challenges consummated transaction after HSR clearance

On September 26, the U.S. Department of Justice Antitrust Division filed a complaint in Delaware federal court to partially unwind Parker Hannifin Corporation's US$4.3 billion acquisition...

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Drones: Moving toward the future of mobility and highways in the sky

In this hoganlovells.com interview, Hogan Lovells partner Lisa Ellman and senior advisor Gretchen West talk about the role commercial drones and unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) will play in ...

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New FAA waiver issued to CNN will help expand commercial drone operations over people

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) recently issued the first ever Part 107 Waiver authorizing drone operations over people for closed-set filming to CNN. This is a significant...

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Real-name registration requirement imposed for civilian-use drones in China

Following serious incidents of civilian drones entering the airspace of Chinese airports and causing flight delays last April, China's civil aviation authority has issued the Real-name...

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