ABNR Counsellors at Law advises across the full spectrum of aviation law, covering aircraft and aircraft-engine financing, acquisition, leasing (wet and dry), operating and financing leasing. The team offers a multidisciplinary approach and also assists clients with aviation liability, regulatory and competition, dispute resolution, aircraft insurance and reinsurance. Practice head Emir Nurmansyah has significant experience handling aircraft financing and restructuring, whilst Kevin Sidharta‘s practice focuses on aviation-related restructuring and insolvency, and Gustaaf Reerink has a broad aviation practice that covers aircraft financing, leasing and syndicated financing.
Aviation in Indonesia
Other key lawyers:
Gustaaf Reerink; Kevin Sidharta
Air Lease Corporation
Avalon Aerospace Leasing Limited
Assegaf Hamzah & Partners has extensive experience representing clients in aviation disputes, particularly in cases involving major aviation accidents. The team also handles the ground side aspects of aviation law and advises clients on ticketing, competition, consumer rights, regulatory and relations with the International Air Transport Association (IATA). Disputes specialist Eri Hertiawan heads the practice and advises on high profile aviation accidents.
PT Garuda Indonesia
PT Angkasapura II
PT Citilink Indonesia
Pt Indonesia Airasia Extra
- Representing PT Garuda Indonesia (Persero) Tbk. in a lawsuit against Rolls Royce Plc and its subsidiary.
- Defending PT Indonesia Airasia Extra in a civil claim brought by four customers.
- Represented PT Angkasa Pura II (Persero) in an enforcement challenge proceeding at Bandung District Court.
Hanafiah Ponggawa & Partners
Hanafiah Ponggawa & Partners advises on a broad range of domestic and international aviation transactions and has a client base consisting of airlines, aircraft manufacturers, lenders and lessors. The team advises clients on aircraft financing and restructuring, acquisition of airlines, employment schemes and disputes. Andre Rahadian has a significant experience in the aviation space and also acts as chairman of the Indonesian Air Law Society. Hendra Ong is also noted and has a broad aviation practice with particular expertise in handling aircraft leasing and financing matters.
Andre Rahadian; Hendra Ong
‘The team showcases knowledge of local laws, as well as required filings and repossession experience.’
EuroAtlantic Airways – Transportes Aéreos S.A.
Textron Financial Corporation
Apple Bank for Saving , NY
Mitsui & Co. Ltd
German Operating Aircraft Leasing GmbH & Co. KG
MUFG Bank, Ltd.
- Advising Textron Financial Corporation on the financing of two aircrafts which will be delivered and continue to operate in Indonesia under US registration.
- Advising AirFinance on an aircraft financing in a pilot project to enter the Indonesian market.
- Advising Mitsui & Co. Ltd on an aircraft subleasing to PT Indonesia AirAsia.
TNB & Partners is singled out for its ‘technical expertise‘ and ‘commercial advice and acumen‘. It has a broad client offering in the aviation sector and advises financiers and lessors of various airlines. Practice head Tasdikiah Siregar is highly recommended for aircraft leasing mandates; Siregar is also a member of the Aviation Working Group, a not-for-profit legal organisation that reviews policies and regulations concerning aircraft leasing and financing.
‘Very responsive and effective team combining technical expertise with commercial advice and acumen. A pleasure to deal with.’
‘Tasdikiah Siregar is extremely knowledgeable, calm and collected.’
BOC Aviation (Ireland) Limited
GE Capital Aviation Services
Merx Aviation Servicing Limited
JSA International U.S. Holdings, LLC
Airwork Holdings Limited
CDB Aviation Lease Finance DAC
Rostrum Leasing 1 DAC
Minsheng Financial Leasing Co. Ltd
China Aircraft Leasing Group Holdings Limited No
Mochtar Karuwin Komar
Mochtar Karuwin Komar advises a number of export credit agencies and lessors on aircraft leasing mandates. Recent instructions also include transactional and restructuring matters, as well as handling aircraft registrations with the Directorate General of Civil Aviation of the Ministry of Transportation. Aircraft financing specialist Enny Widhya is a key contact.
Nurjadin Sumono Mulyadi & Partners
Nurjadin Sumono Mulyadi & Partners has a contentious and non-contentious aviation practice that handles aircraft leasing and financing, restructuring and acquisition of airlines, airport management and dispute resolution. Founding partner Iwan Nurjadin is the main contact.
Carlyle Aviation Partners Ltd
Montrose Global LLP
Proventus Capital Partners
PT Rimbun Abadi Aviasi
Transnusa Aviation Mandiri
BOC Aviation Limited
- Advised Carlyle Aviation Partners Ltd on the repossession and deregistration of an aircraft.
- Advised Montrose Global LLP on an aircraft leasing matter between two airline operators in Indonesia.
- Advised MG Papua Leasing Limited on the sale of an aircraft to an Indonesian operator.
Roosdiono & Partners
Roosdiono & Partners handles aviation-related matters including financing and restructuring for both private and commercial aircrafts. The team also has experience assisting airlines with establishing representative offices in the region. The aviation practice is jointly led by Afriyan Rachmad and Fadjar Kandar.
China Aircraft Leasing Group Holdings Limited (CALC)
Aviator ML 716, Limited
- Advising China Aircraft Leasing Group Holdings Limited ON the proposed subscription of new ordinary shares in Aviation Synergy Limited.
- Representing Aviator as owner and head lessor of an aircraft leased to and operated by PT Indonesian AirAsia Extra, in the termination of lease and deregistration of the aircraft from Indonesian aircraft registry.