Aviation Insurance: Leases, Taxation, Finance and Accounting

Date Format Fees  
21 May - 24 May, 2024 Classroom ₦350,000 Register
17 Dec - 20 Dec, 2024 Classroom ₦350,000 Register
21 May - 24 May, 2024 Classroom ₦350,000 Register
21 May - 24 May, 2024 Classroom ₦350,000 Register

Event Details

The Contractual Provisions

  • Indemnities
  • What is a contract of insurance?
  • The rights of a creditor relating to a contract of insurance



  • Mortgages and other types of security
  • Aircraft Mortgages
  • A comparison of different jurisdiction and international conventions
  • Taking security over the aircraft, its engines and constituent parts
  • Other Liens
  • Compared to rights of mortgagee


Ownership rights

  • Compared to rights of a mortgagee
  • Worked example on the rights of owners & mortgages on an airline’s default


Cross-border leases

  • Why they are done
  • Spcs: different kinds and when they are used
  • Insolvency Proofing


Withholding Taxes

  • What they are
  • Double Tax Treaties
  • Solving potential problems
  • Legal strategy
  • Dealing with issues arising from a multiplicity of jurisdictions
  • Legal opinions: what really matters


Structuring a Tax Lease

  • What is a tax lease?
  • What are the parties’ objectives and how can they be achieved?
  • Introduction to a common defeasance structure
  • What are the concerns of the finance parties and how can they best be addressed?


Residual Value Guarantees

  • What they are
  • How they interact with the lease documents
  • Structuring a synthetic operating lease


Export Credits

  • What are export credit agencies, what support do they give and what are their requirements in aircraft finance transactions?
  • How can export credit facilities be combined with other structures – tax leases


Pre-Delivery Payment Facilities

  • How to structure a PDP facility
  • What security is available for Lenders to a PDP facility?


Capital Markets

  • What products are available on the market
  • What are the concerns of an airline?
  • EETCs:  what they are and how they are structured
  • How they can be combined with other structures
  • ECA wraps
  • Lease portfolio securitisations



The training methodology combines lectures, discussions, group exercises and illustrations. Participants will gain both theoretical and practical knowledge of the topics. The emphasis is on the practical application of the topics and as a result participant will go back to the workplace with both the ability and the confidence to apply the techniques learned to their duties.

  • Venue

    Alpha Partners Professional Training Conference Centre. 200, Muritala Mohammed Way (3rd Floor), Yaba Lagos.

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