Aviation finance webinars

Event Details


Global | January to November 2022

A course of interactive webinars led by Norton Rose Fulbright consultant Kenneth Gray, aimed at bankers, airlines and lessors at all levels of experience within the industry. The sessions will be broadcast monthly and will last approximately 45 minutes.

If you would like to participate, please contact Jenny Fitz-Henley.

January to November 2022

All sessions begin at 10.00am (London time) unless otherwise indicated.

The COVID-19 pandemic has had an enormous impact on the aircraft finance and leasing industry and will continue to do so for the immediately foreseeable future. Throughout this year’s webinars we will be paying particular attention to its consequences of the different aspects of the industry being covered.

Essentials of aircraft finance | Thursday January 27, 2022  
  • Introduction – what makes aircraft so different
  • The state of the market: the impact of COVID-19
  • Operating and finance leases
  • Maintenance of value
  • Registration.
An overview of a lease | Thursday February 24, 2022  
  • Structure of a Lease
  • Representations and warranties
  • Delivery
  • Quiet enjoyment
  • Undertakings
  • Events of Default.
Purchases Agreements for new aircraft | Thursday March 24, 2022
  • Dealing with airframe and engine manufacturers
  • Warranties
  • Credits
  • Excusable and non-excusable delay
  • Securing finance.
Capital Market Structures | Thursday April 28, 2022
  • Lease portfolio securitisation
  • Secured bonds
  • Enhanced Equipment Trust Certificates
  • ECA wrap.
Claims under guarantees and letters of credit, hosted by Charlotte Winter | Thursday May 19, 2022
  • Differences between guarantees and letters of credit
  • Practical steps regarding making demands
  • Defences available under guarantees
  • Defences available (or not) under letters of credit.
Events of Default | Monday June 27, 2022 
  • What is the purpose of Events of Default?
  • A review of common Events of Default
  • Remedies
  • Insolvency proceedings: their impact on creditor’s rights.
 Cape Town Convention updater | Thursday July 21, 2022
  • Recap
    • The international interest
    • Remedies
  • Recent developments
    • The Official Commentary 5th Edition: what is new?
    • Lessons from COVID and Russia
    • Practitioners’ Guide 2022.
 Export Credits, AFIC and Balthazar | Thursday September 29, 2022
  • The Aircraft Sector Understanding
  • ECA deals for airlines
  • ECA deals for manufacturers
  • AFIC, Balthazar and similar structures.
Aviation Insurance | Thursday October 20, 2022
  • Property and liability insurance
  • The exclusions
  • Reinsurance
  • The provisions of AVN67B
  • Russia/Ukraine.
Damage and loss of an aircraft | Thursday November 24, 2022 
  • Actual, constructive and arranged total loss
  • Partial Loss
  • Comparing the policy and the lease
  • Payments
  • Dealing with third party equipment on wing