Vinson & Elkins regularly represents airlines in the United States, as well as international airlines, regional airlines, private equity and hedge fund investors,
other financial institutions,
and other industry participants in connection with aviation matters, including aerospace. With more than 40 years of airlines experience, our team is equipped to provide not
only a historical understanding of the aviation market, but also practical
advice in the context of current market trends.
Our lawyers assist aviation clients in a variety of transactions, including strategic mergers, acquisitions and divestitures, capital markets offerings of public and private securities, joint ventures and alliances, aircraft lease transactions, the purchase and sale of airport slots, the modernization of airport facilities, and management of mainline carriers and regional relationships. Additionally, Litigation, Antitrust, Restructuring, Executive Benefits, Corporate Governance, Finance, Bankruptcy, Environmental, Intellectual Property and Labor lawyers across the firm provide industry-specific, tailored supplemental advice to our Airlines & Aviation team in such transactions.