Aircraft registration and financing

Aruba is an attractive jurisdictions for owners and financiers of aircraft. Registration of aircraft is done for numerous reasons, including:

  • flexible airworthiness inspectors that can inspect aircraft at locations throughout the world;
  • protection of Aruban securities, that are considered an International Interest under Cape Town Convention (which is ratified for Aruba);
  • owner/operator of aircraft can choose domicile, no local SPV needed; and
  • attractive tax opportunities.

The attorneys of De Cuba Wever, besides having extensive experience in aircraft finance, purchase, lease and (de-)registrations, licensing, and regulatory matters as well as aircraft repossession, are multilingual and well connected locally with the parties involved with aircraft registration such as the Department of Civil Aviation, The Registry of Aruba, trust service providers, civil law notaries and tax advisors.

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