Aviation & Transport Finance

A&L Goodbody’s Aviation & Transport Finance Group has unrivalled specialist aircraft aviation and transportation finance legal expertise in Ireland. Our aviation team, the largest dedicated team in Ireland (five partners, 18+ lawyers), is recognised by the industry for over 40 years as the Irish law firm of choice for experienced and sophisticated advice on the full range of financing structures.  We have the expertise and strength to advise on market leading transactions and the resources to support clients efficiently with their ongoing operations.

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  • Air Lease Corporation

    and the issuers on a USD$344 aviation asset backed securitisation through its Thunderbolt platform.

  • Mizuho Securities & GECAS

    on a USD$709m asset-backed securitisation with Labrador Aviation Finance Ltd.

  • Elix Aviation Capital Ltd/Deutsche Bank Trust Company Americas

    in relation to Elix's first asset-backed securitisation by Prop 2017-Ltd.

  • Sichuan Development Holding Co. Ltd

    in establishing SDH Wings International Leasing Ltd, a joint venture with Standard Chartered.

  • Morgan Stanley

    as arranger on its USD$349.1m NAS-2016 EETC transaction with Norwegian Airlines.

  • The first AFIC transaction

    undertaken in Ireland for two aircraft.

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