Owning and operating an aircraft is complex and consequently requires significant attention to a number of considerations. With the legislative and regulatory arena surrounding the aviation industry continually evolving, it has never been more important to stay abreast of changes and new developments to ensure that any aircraft being managed is done so effectively whilst remaining compliant.
With a comprehensive understanding of the industry, our dedicated aviation division holds vast experience in structuring the ownership of a range of aircraft including business jets and helicopters. As such, our team are well placed to assist owners and their representatives in understanding the diverse requirements associated with not just ownership, but the registration and operation of private and commercial aircraft.
We will look at how and where the aircraft is to be used to ascertain whether there are any tax or VAT exposures that need to be considered and to evaluate whether there are any fiscal benefits or the opportunity to reduce any liabilities through tailored tax planning.
We understand that implementation is key to the success of any effective ownership structure and in this regard we work closely with the professionals providing the advice to ensure that we provide a service which is comprehensive and attuned to our clients' diverse needs. network of contacts , and to ensure that any ownership structure used is effective, efficient and fit for purpose.
Together with our affiliated companies, we are able to provide a full range of services to aircraft owners and managers, including:
- Establishment and administration of bespoke aircraft ownership structures
- Statutory services
- Provision of officers and registered office/agent
- Acquisition and sale of aircraft
- International aircraft registration & administration
- VAT registration, administration and compliance
- Tax compliance
- Bookkeeping and accounting
- Corporate bank accounts and online e-Banking
- Project management
- Co-ordination of legal, tax and VAT advisory services
- Facilitation of finance and insurance
- Crewing services