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Costa Rica

Costa Rica

Costa Rica

Nassar Abogados is internationally recognized for its work in Aviation Law, standing out as an aviation boutique in Latin America. The Firm’s practice in this area highlights, among others, because of its attorney’s extensive knowledge of the industry and aviation-related businesses, and the results obtained for over forty airlines and other companies in the field.

Our professionals in aviation law are often invited as panelists and speakers on industry forums, and take part of international organizations such as the International Aviation Women’s Association, ALA (Airlines Association of Costa Rica), and others. Additionally, members of the Firm have represented the governments of the Netherlands and Chile in their bilateral air transport negotiations with Costa Rica.

The Firm has successfully conducted more than 40 operating license applications for passenger and cargo airlines, including complex fifth freedom cases for the companies Martinair, Iberia, KLM, DHL Aeroexpresso, and COPA, and the remarkable concession of seventh freedom rights to Lan Cargo in Costa Rica.

Our aviation practice includes advising creditors in structuring transactions with debtors in Costa Rica, Panama, El Salvador and Honduras, secured by aircraft and aviation equipment, with or without the application of the Cape Town Convention on International Interest on Mobile Equipment; representing manufacturers and/or insurers in litigation involving accidents in Central America and application and analysis of the substantive laws of each jurisdiction for litigation conducted outside the region; representing airlines in judicial and administrative procedures for claims filed by passengers; analyzing governments regulatory proposals for certain aviation activities in the region; advising industry-related businesses such as dispatch and ground handling companies, FBOs, general aviation, and airports.