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Lawyers in Dubai
Mar 2018

Liability of Aircraft Operators

Liability of Aircraft Operators On 15 July 2009, New York city witnessed a ‘Miracle on the Hudson River’ when flight 1549 departed New York but shortly after the take-off due to bird strike the plane lost its two turbines. The Senior Captain Chesley ‘Sully’Sullenberger was told to return to the…

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Aviation Lawyers in Dubai
Dec 2017

Aviation Law - Country Guide: UAE - Q & A

Aviation Law Guide: United Arab Emirates Part 1 - General                                                                                 …

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Aviation Law Firms in Dubai
Nov 2017

Technical Aspects of Aircraft Lease

Technical Aspects of Aircraft Lease (Part II of II) In the previous issue, we discussed the various categories of aircraft lease such as a wet lease, dry lease, and damp lease. We also covered broadly the legal requirements for leasing an aircraft in the UAE and its implications. The aviation…

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Aviation Law Firms in UAE
Oct 2017

Technical Aspects of Aircraft Leasing

TECHNICAL ASPECTS OF AIRCRAFT LEASING (Part 1 of 2) In the first issue of this two-part series, aviation lawyers at STA discuss the types of aircraft leasing and the legal aspects therewith. Our attorneys have on many occasions advised clients on the legalities surrounding different types of aircraft leasing and…

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Aviation Law Firm in Dubai
Apr 2017

Aircraft Mortgages (Part III of III)

Aircraft Mortgages Part III of III For those seeking adventure, the adrenaline of in-flight turbulence is boisterous whereas for most it’s an ill-timed and nerve-wracking experience. Turbulence also has an effect on the aircraft itself. Apparently, science lags behind here, but then aircraft cost millions of dollars. This high price-tag…

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Aircraft Mortgages | STA Law Firm
Jan 2017

Aircraft Mortgages (Part II of III)

Aircraft Mortgages (Part II of III) “99% of everything done in the world, good or bad, is done to pay a mortgage. Perhaps the world would be a better place if everyone rented.” Thank You for Smoking (2005) - Nick Naylor (Aaron Eckhart) Due to the primarily finance driven the…

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Aviation Lawyers in Dubai
Aug 2016

Aircraft Mortgages

  Aircraft Mortgages STA's team of aviation lawyers discuss the technical aspects surrounding aircraft financing, mortgages, governing law and court precedents under global context.   An economy's financial markets are critical to its overall development. Banking systems and stock markets enhance growth and development, the principal factor in poverty reduction.…

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Technology Lawyers in Dubai
Jun 2016

Unmanned Aerial Vehicles - Dealing with Drones - Global Overview

Unmanned Aerial Vehicles – Dealing with Drones - Global Overview From the printing press to the atomic bomb, humankind reveals an inclination to innovate first and plan later. It is a simple truth that technology develops faster and further than law. Cars and hi-tech smartphones are everyday examples of techniques…

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Aviation Laws of the United Arab Emirates | STA Law Firm
Mar 2015

Aviation Laws of Dubai and the United Arab Emirates

Aviation and Aerospace Laws of Dubai and the UAE On 17 July 2014 Malaysia Airways flight MH17 was shot down over Ukraine during a flight from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur in an act of suspected terrorism. On 5 December 2014 executive Heather Cho forced a Seoul-bound Korean Air plane to…

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