Air Transport 2019

Air Transport 2019

Pages: 183

ISBN: 978-1-912377-48-0

  • £300.00

Getting the Deal Through's Air Transport addresses the most important issues and gives ‘first step’ advice from local experts in 27 jurisdictions, covering: regulatory bodies, safety regulation, provision of air transport services, acquisition of licences and other rights, regulation of airfares, aircraft registration, airports, liability and accidents, competition law and financial support and state aid.

Revised and updated in October 2018, this edition features the following chapters:

Editorial chapters

  • Global Overview
    • John Balfour, Clyde & Co LLP


  • Afghanistan
  • Argentina
  • Belgium
  • Brazil
  • Canada
  • Chile
  • Costa Rica
  • European Union
  • France
  • Germany
  • Greece
  • India
  • Italy
  • Japan
  • Kenya
  • Malta
  • Netherlands
  • Nigeria
  • Panama
  • Poland
  • Portugal
  • Russia
  • Singapore
  • Switzerland
  • United Arab Emirates
  • United Kingdom
  • United States

John Balfour, Clyde & Co LLP

John Balfour is an English solicitor and consultant (previously partner) with Clyde & Co LLP in London, and has practised in air law for over 30 years.

He is the author of a book entitled European Community Air Law, was for over 25 years the editor of the division on EU / competition law in Shawcross & Beaumont: Air Law, and has written many articles and spoken at many seminars, conferences and universities on a wide variety of air law subjects.

He has been a Committee member of the European Air Law Association for over 25 years and for many of those years acted as Secretary. He is a board member of the European Aviation Club and a member of the International Advisory Board of the International Institute of Air & Space Law at Leiden University.

He was chosen by Who's Who Legal as Aviation Lawyer of the Year for 2009 and 2011.

Mark Bisset, Clyde & Co LLP


Mark Bisset joined the Clyde & Co aviation finance group in 2009 and is based in London.  


Mark's experience extends to the financing, leasing or purchase of hundreds of aircraft around the world.  He is an aviation specialist who advises in the context of most types of secured and unsecured loan and lease financing (including pre-delivery payments and export credit-supported financing), operating leases, JOLs, tax leases, purchase contract negotiations and most other types of commercial arrangement.

Mark is a recognised expert on the Russian market in particular, where he acts for banks, leasing companies, airlines and business jet owners.

Mark is head of Clyde & Co's aircraft regulatory group and has extensive experience in advising on aviation regulatory matters, especially in relation to the EU emissions trading scheme (EU ETS).

Mark has spoken on aviation finance at numerous conferences across the world, and he has appeared on BBC Breakfast news discussing the EU ETS. Mark has lectured on aviation finance at IATA in Geneva and at Leiden University Institute of Air and Space Law.

Education and Legal Qualifications

Mark was educated at Oxford University. Mark is English qualified (since 1997), and has a strong knowledge of the relevant legal principles in many overseas jurisdictions.

Recent Recognition

Who's Who Legal Aviation 2013 – "a recognised expert" in aviation finance with "expertise in business jet financing"

Chambers & Partners UK 2013 – a "personable and conscientious" lawyer who "knows all the legal aspects on transactions"

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