The aviation practice at Link Legal – India Law Services is led by Atul Sharma and Anand Srivastava. It was recently involved in the modernisation of key airports in Asia and is regularly instructed by low-cost Indian airline SpiceJet.
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India’s civil aviation industry is on a high-growth trajectory and currently the ninth largest civil aviation market in the world. India aims to become the third-largest aviation market by 2020 and the largest by 2030.
We advise on every significant area of aviation law and litigation. We regularly assist aviation clients such as airlines, airports, aviation service providers, maintenance organisations etc with transactional, regular corporate advisory, financing, regulatory and litigation matters (including international arbitrations) associated with their operations.
We assist clients on all aspects of aviation business including acquisition of aircraft, financing documentation for aircraft acquisition, leasing of aircrafts, leasing of spaces at the airports by airlines, acquisition of landing rights/slots, spaces within the airports, securing permissions/ approvals from Civil Aviation authorities for setting up of infrastructure within Airport for an airline operation, finalization of contracts with aviation turbine fuel suppliers, employee’s arrangements including employee contracts and related approvals from Government agencies regarding training and security requirements. We also advise on restructuring of airline companies and have extensive experience in dealing with the regulatory agencies.
We are renowned for our expertise in advising various airports (including domestic and international). We also assist in aviation related litigation and arbitration including international arbitration proceedings.