Foley’s attorneys focused on the airport and aviation industry regularly provide counsel on the legal, regulatory, financing, and contractual issues facing airport operators.
Our Airport & Aviation team understands the challenges and opportunities that arise daily at your airport because our attorneys have served the industry inside (e.g., as deputy chief legal counsel at Boston-Logan International Airport) and out. We leverage our substantial experience to craft practical solutions to your legal issues — from airline use and lease agreements, sophisticated financings, intergovernmental negotiation, and Part 16 and OIG matters to PFC matters, procurement and other contracting issues, Safety Management Systems (SMS), and tenant relocation.
Specific areas of experience include:
Airline use and lease agreements
Airline rates and charges, and rates ordinances
Complex airport development projects
Federal grants and letters of intent
Financing airport development
First Amendment issues
Fuel system development
Interest rate swaps
Land acquisition and eminent domain
Legislative and regulatory issues
Part 16 and OIG matters
Procurement and other contracting issues
Rental car and ground transportation issues
Revenue diversion issues
Safety Management Systems
Security issues and TSA regulatory compliance
Served as bond counsel for combined $249,820,000 new money and refunding financing for improvements at Logan International Airport for Massachusetts Port Authority.
Drafted an Acceptable Use Policy governing internal and external use of Wayne County Airport's information technology systems.
Served as Bond Counsel to a large public port authority for $33 million issuance of commercial papers notes.
Complex Transactions and Airport Development
When you are grappling with the complex legal requirements of your airport development matters, our attorneys have experience to assist you.