Airlines

We have extensive experience in advising airline clients on the regulatory implications and hurdles of airline acquisition and merger transactions structured as either stock or asset purchases, as well as other transactions resulting in changes in airline control or citizenship.

Representative Engagements

  • Advising a major U.S. airline on Department of Transportation (DOT) and Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) regulatory issues associated with acquisition of a block of stock by another major U.S. airline
  • Advising a major U.S. airline on DOT and FAA regulatory issues associated with proposed airline mergers
  • Advising an investor group in the purchase of assets from the bankruptcy estate of an all-cargo airline
  • Handling antitrust issues arising before the Department of Justice (DOJ) in connection with mergers and acquisitions in the airline industry