John K. Hoyns is co-chair of Hughes Hubbard & Reed's Corporate department and chair of its Aviation group. John has actively represented clients in the aviation industry for over 35 years and is widely recognized as a leading aviation lawyer. His practice has involved a broad array of matters, including aircraft and other equipment finance, orders and other dealings with manufacturers, purchases and sales of used aircraft, bankruptcy and out-of-court restructurings, mergers and acquisitions, and code-share and other operational agreements. With respect to aviation finance transactions, John has extensive experience with a variety of structures, including enhanced equipment trust certificates (EETCs), securitizations, operating and finance leases, leveraged leases, secured debt transactions, cross-border transactions and export credit agency-supported loans. Five of John's transactions were named "Deal of the Year" by Airfinance Journal.
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