Navigating the headwinds

Professional service firm BDO is on hand to help aviation industry clients navigate Brexit and the changing international tax landscape

Angela Fleming, director, Tax, BDO, and Carol Lynch, partner, BDO Customs & International Trade Service Pic: Maura Hickey

Ireland is considered by many to be the birthplace of the aviation finance industry, dating back to the foundation of Guinness Peat Aviation (GPA) in the 1970s. Ireland is now firmly established as the leading global hub for the sector. Nine of the world’s top ten lessors are headquartered here and over 50 per cent of the world’s leased aircraft are owned and managed from Ireland.

Angela Fleming, BDO tax director, said the ...