Aviation and aerospace manufacturing is an important part of Canadian business. Whether you operate an airline, a commercial air service, an FBO, manufacture or supply goods to the industry, or insure aviation risks, it is essential to understand the laws that affect you. BLG’s Aviation Group can provide you with the information and advice you need to fully understand the legal and regulatory aspects of the aviation industry as they relate to your business.

Our Aviation Group provides the right advice as it relates to:

  • All forms of litigation involving airlines, general aviation, aerospace products, airports and ground handlers
  • All matters relating to aviation insurance
  • Airline bankruptcy, insolvency and restructuring proceedings
  • Regulatory matters and managing relationships with Transport Canada and the Canadian Transportation Agency

To anticipate your needs in all aspects of the law, members of the Aviation Group work closely with our lawyers in other specialized areas, including tax, mergers and acquisitions, banking, capital markets, competition, insurance, employment and litigation. Our national team of legal professionals can help you to handle complex commercial transactions, such as financing and leasing of aircraft and aircraft engines to Canadian airlines, including novation of existing leases and, sale and leasebacks. Dispute resolution assistance for union-related issues and contracts are also available.


Rankings & Recognitions

The Aviation Group or its members are recognized in:

  • The 2020 edition of Chambers Canada — Canada's Leading Lawyers for Business.
  • The 2019 edition of The Legal 500 Canada
  • The 2018 edition of The Best Lawyers in Canada®
  • The 2017 edition of The Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory
  • The 2015 edition of Who's Who Legal – The International Who's Who of Aviation Lawyers