Wiley Rein LLP

Practices | AVIATION

Wiley Rein's Aviation Practice is among the most experienced and diversified aviation law practices in the United States.  Our Aviation attorneys are nationally and internationally recognized, and include former high-ranking U.S. government officials.

Our capabilities include:

  • Commercial and corporate aircraft purchases, sales, leases, and financings;
  • Engine purchases, sales, leases, and financings;
  • Airport slot issuances, purchases, sales, swaps, and financings;
  • Domestic and international air carrier and charter operator certification and regulation;
  • Corporate aircraft tax planning;
  • Public affairs and government relations;
  • Transportation security;
  • Litigation and dispute resolution;
  • Enforcement actions; and
  • Financial restructurings. 

Wiley Rein clients include:

  • Domestic and foreign airlines;
  • Corporate aircraft owners, operators, managers, charter operators, and financiers;
  • Aircraft and engine leasing companies;
  • Airports and airport contractors;
  • Transportation security contractors; and
  • Airline and aviation investors, including private equity firms.

We regularly represent clients before federal agencies that address aviation issues, including:

  • U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT)
  • Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)
  • U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS)
  • Transportation Security Administration (TSA)
  • Federal Communications Commission (FCC)
  • U.S. Department of Defense (DOD)
  • U.S. General Services Administration (GSA)
  • National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)