Norton Rose Fulbright advises Crédit Agricole CIB on Aegean Airlines S.A.’s debut JOLCO financing

Global Press release - Business June 2024

Global law firm Norton Rose Fulbright has advised Crédit Agricole CIB (CA-CIB), as JOLCO arranger, facility agent, security trustee and lender, on Aegean Airlines S.A.’s debut JOLCO financing for one Airbus A320neo aircraft.

The multi-jurisdictional Norton Rose Fulbright team advising CA-CIB was led by London-based partners Duncan Batchelor and Andrew Williams. They were supported by senior associate Chiranj Shah, associate Stephen Hedges and trainee solicitor Hannah Parker (London); an Athens team led by partner Vassilis Koroxenidis, counsel Dimitris Rampos and associate Georgia Koutrika; and a Tokyo team led by partner Akihiko Takamatsu and senior associate Mai Tezuka.

Partner Andrew Williams said:

“We were pleased to be able to support our long-standing client Crédit Agricole CIB on this milestone debut JOLCO financing for Aegean Airlines and congratulate all of the parties involved. We were able to utilise our global network – including our strong Greek and Japanese law capability – to advise across several different jurisdictions and help close this complex transaction on schedule, and we wish Aegean Airlines well as they continue their fleet expansion.”

Norton Rose Fulbright’s global aviation lawyers work with airlines, banks and financiers, lessors, manufacturers, insurers, export credit agencies, governments and regulatory bodies on the full range of aviation legal services. This includes major aircraft financing and leasing transactions, as well as fleet selection programs, partnering arrangements with fellow carriers, travel companies and other third parties, restructurings, competition law compliance and a range of employment issues.


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