Airport & Aviation

Airport Services

Foley’s attorneys focused on the airport and aviation industry regularly provide counsel on the legal, regulatory, financing, and contractual issues facing airport operators.

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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
  • Bankruptcy
  • Complex airport development projects
  • Concessions
  • Construction disputes
  • Federal grants and letters of intent
  • Financing airport development
  • First Amendment issues
  • Fuel system development
  • Interest rate swaps
  • Intergovernmental negotiation
  • Land acquisition and eminent domain
  • Legislative and regulatory issues
  • Part 16 and OIG matters
  • PFC matters
  • Public-private partnerships
  • Procurement and other contracting issues
  • Rental car and ground transportation issues
  • Revenue diversion issues
  • Safety Management Systems
  • Security issues and TSA regulatory compliance
  • Tenant relocation