Aviation

Dynamic and Comprehensive Representation of the Aviation Sector

Aviation companies require innovative and strategic legal counsel with a firm mastery of the complex intertwining of laws and treaties.

95%
Increase in the Brazilian aviation market’s domestic passenger from 2007 to 2016
R$ 35,6 bi
Sector revenues in 2016


Almeida Advogados’ highly-specialized team of attorneys applies its collective decades of experience in advising Brazilian and foreign clients alike on aviation-related matters.

Our firm’s aviation law experience includes the following projects:

  • Advising management on administrative and judicial proceedings, while actively working with clients to define strategies and seek conflict resolution;

  • Ensuring that our clients’ activities adhere to aviation rules and regulations, including those related to industry-specific permits, certificates and approvals;

  • Offering specialized assistance to ensure compliance with applicable environmental legislation;

  • Drafting and negotiating contracts for the purchase, sale, financing, leasing, assignment and use of aeronautical equipment, as well as corresponding mortgage and fiduciary guarantees;

  • Negotiating contracts with suppliers and service providers related to the aviation sector’s production chain;

  • Drafting and negotiating contracts on incentives and partnerships related to airline ticket sales;

  • Negotiating airport concession agreements;

  • Giving specialized tax advice related to international cargo transportation;

  • Providing counsel on labor-related matters by examining potential outsourcing options;

  • Offering specialized advice on protecting clients’ intellectual property in the aviation sector;

  • Protecting clients’ interests in interactions with international aviation authorities, such as IATA, JURCAB and ABEAR;

  • Representing clients before the Brazilian legislative and executive branches on aviation issues;

  • Assisting investors interested in acquiring a financial stake in air transportation companies throughout Brazil, including airport operations, commercial and charter services for passengers and cargo and other aviation-related activities;

  • Providing representation in the purchase, sale and restructuring of aviation companies.

Our Practice Areas

Corporate, M&A and Contracts
BANKING & FINANCE CAPITAL MARKETS Private Equity
Infrastructure and Project Finance
ENERGY MINING Oil & Gas
Labor, Employment and Social Security
IMMIGRATION EXECUTIVE COMPENSATION
Technology, Media and Telecommunications
DATA PROTECTION & CYBERSECURITY