Owners need to brush up on the art of aircraft registration
February 1, 2007
The process of registering an aircraft may be more of an art than a science but sound business reasons should underpin the choice of jurisdiction. The checklist should include ease of practical operations, geographical convenience, running costs and ease of administration. Other overlapping considerations include the availability of cost-effective and professional services, the status and international acceptability of the jurisdiction and the ability to register a charge or mortgage.
New Isle of Man registry targets global business jets
August 16, 2006
Long-haul business jet owners are among hundreds of aircraft owners that may be attracted to a new aircraft register in the Isle of Man. The British crown dependency,* located in the Irish Sea between the UK and Ireland, expects to have its new aircraft registry up and running early in 2007. It will be open only to corporate and private aircraft. Brian Johnson, the Isle of Man's director of civil aviation, says the Isle of Man offers "fantastic" financial advantages and has the starting base for a "home' market already.