K&L Gates has an active and highly regarded aviation practice, encompassing virtually every aspect of aviation law. We represent a wide variety of clients on diverse local, state, domestic, and international aviation matters; handle aviation matters throughout the United States, Latin America, Asia, and Europe for both foreign and domestic clients; and litigate on behalf of aviation clients in courts throughout the United States, Asia, and Europe.
Many of our lawyers are leading practitioners in their field and are active participants in numerous aviation-related professional associations. Our lawyers are admitted to practice in numerous jurisdictions and have a wealth of experience in the aviation transactional and enforcement fields.
K&L Gates has extensive experience representing domestic and international airlines on nearly every kind of legal and legislative issue faced by airlines. Our clients have included international, national, regional, and commuter airlines; air taxi operators; and cargo air carriers. Our range of airline issues includes:
Acting as counsel for aviation operations of major corporations and for private individuals, both foreign and domestic, our lawyers advise in connection with virtually every aspect of their aviation needs. In the United States we have significant experience in reviewing and structuring Part 91 operations and interacting with the FAA in connection with private aircraft operations, including RVSM issues and MMEL letters of authorization. Our aviation lawyers have assisted clients in connection with:
K&L Gates’ global platform permits us to seamlessly handle complex multi-jurisdictional acquisitions and international aircraft operations using structures that accommodate the modern demands of international business and private aircraft use.