The Aviation services of our Firm is headed by our Co-Founding partner Alex Llanes Acain Jr. who has substantial experience in the direct management of a national Airline in the Middle East where he has negotiated and signed Purchase Agreements with AIRBUS for the purchase of A320Neos and with EMBRAER as well for the purchase of E195-E2 Jets. He has also negotiated with various Lessors regarding operating lease agreements, sales and leasebacks and Wet Lease Agreements. He has negotiated and signed Ground Handling Agreements and General Sales Agency contracts for and on behalf of the Airline in different locations worldwide.

SERVICES PROVIDED

  • Negotiation, Draft, and Review of Purchase Agreements
    and Operating Lease Agreements;
  • Aviation Finance and  Sales and Leasebacks, Step-In
    Agreements, and PDP Financing;
  • Negotiation, Draft, and Review of Ground Handling Agreements;
  • Negotiation, Draft and Review of General Sales Agency Agreements; and
  • Aviation Insurance Claims, Passenger Claims, and Liabilities.

RECENT WORKS IN AVIATION

  • Represented UIHG/Golden Falcon Aviation - Kuwait in relation to the U.S. $2.7 Billion Purchase Agreement with AIRBUS for 25 A320 Neo Aircraft for Kuwait National Airways (Wataniya Airways) in the Middle East.
  • Represented UIHG/Golden Falcon Aviation - Kuwait in relation to the U.S. $630 Million Purchase Agreement with EMBRAER for 10 E195-E2 Jets for Kuwait National Airways (Wataniya Airways) in the Middle East.
  • Drafted the various Operating Leases between UIHG/Golden Falcon Aviation - Kuwait and Wataniya Airways for a fleet of E195-E2 Jets.
  • Represented UIHG/Golden Falcon Aviation - Kuwait in negotiating for the various Operating Leases with ICBC Leasing for a fleet of E195-E2 Jets for Wataniya Airways. Stephenson Harwood, Hong Kong Office represented ICBC/Sky High Leasing in the negotiation.
  • Represented UIHG/Golden Falcon Aviation - Kuwait in negotiating for the various Operating Leases with AerCap for a fleet of E195-E2 Jets for Wataniya Airways.
  • Drafted the Operating Lease Agreement between Wataniya Airways and Bulgaria Air for a fleet of A319-100 Aircraft.
  • Drafted the Wet-Lease Agreement between Wataniya Airways and Olympus Airways for a fleet of A319-100 Aircraft.
  • Drafted the Wet-Lease Agreement between Wataniya Airways and SmartLynx Airways for a fleet of A320-200 Aircraft.
  • Represented UIHG/Golden Falcon Aviation - Kuwait in negotiating for the various Operating Leases with Air Arabia for a fleet of A320-200 Aircraft for Wataniya Airways. Clyde & Co. and Clifford Chance represented Air Arabia and Dubai Islamic Bank, respectively in the negotiation.

 

 

 

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