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Importation impacts when
traveling the world in
corporate aircraft

– Is free circulation a blessing or a straitjacket for EU outsiders?
– Non-business use is the problem
– Is it possible to be 100% tax/VAT compliant in more than one jurisdiction?
– Wrong choices may have devastating costs

How to get the 0% airline
VAT exemption meant for
commercial operators

– How does the 0% VAT airline exemption work?
– What are the typical preconditions?
– Which operators need full importation?
– What will the future bring?

Part 2: what to do when
arriving in the EU using the
Temporary Admission procedure?

– What do customs want to know?
– What do customs look for?
– Why are corporate or commercial operators often checked?
– Why are airlines rarely ramp checked by customs?
– What is the secure approach when using Temporary Admission?

How to handle aircraft
maintenance correct in
a customs context

What about the normal Maintenance, Repair, and Overhauls (MRO) of an aircraft?
What about improvements of aircraft?
Are there differences between work done inside or outside the EU?
Potential problems for EU outsiders with a full EU importation
Learn how to avoid the pitfalls

Do not fall into
the operator trap

– What is the operator trap?
– Do not do things wrong from the get-go
– What are the pitfalls?

Which offshore aircraft registrations
can be used withTemporary Admissions
when flying within the EU and UK?

-Chose the right registration to fly freely
-You might not want to use the Isle of Man (M) registration
-What is the pitfall?

FLYING WITHIN THE EUROPEAN UNION?

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Importation impacts when traveling the world in corporate aircraft

– Is free circulation a blessing or a straitjacket for EU outsiders?

– Non-business use is the problem

– Is it possible to be 100% tax/VAT compliant in more than one jurisdiction?

– Wrong choices may have
devastating costs

How to get the 0% airline VAT exemption meant for commercial operators

– How does the 0% VAT airline exemption work?
– What are the typical preconditions?
– Which operators need full importation?
– What will the future bring?

Part 2: what to do when arriving in the EU using the Temporary Admission procedure?

– What do customs want to know?
– What do customs look for?
– Why are corporate or commercial operators often checked?
– Why are airlines rarely ramp checked by customs?
– What is the secure approach when using Temporary Admission?

How to handle aircraft maintenance correct in a customs context

– What about the normal Maintenance, Repair, and Overhauls (MRO) of an aircraft?

– What about improvements of aircraft?

– Are there differences between work done inside or outside the EU?

– Potential problems for EU outsiders with a full EU importation

– Learn how to avoid the pitfalls

Do not fall into the operator trap

– What is the operator trap?
– Do not do things wrong from the get-go
– What are the pitfalls?

Which offshore aircraft registrations can be used with Temporary Admissions when flying within the EU and UK?

-Chose the right registration to fly freely
-You might not want to use the Isle of Man (M) registration
-What is the pitfall?

FLYING WITHIN THE EUROPEAN UNION?

member of

Services

We have assisted hundreds of aircraft owners and operators with the proper admission/importation of their aircraft into the EU. If you have any questions in relation to full importation or Temporary Admission of an aircraft in relation to VAT, customs duty or any other matter, please feel free to give us a call.

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About

At OPMAS, we have dealt with aircraft customs handling for more than two decades. This is the only service we provide. We are not involved in financing, offshore tax structures, tax planning or yachting etc. We focus strictly on aircraft importation and admission matters for aircraft owners and operators flying within the EU.

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Online resources

You can find a lot of different online resources on opmas.dk covering Temporary Admission and full importation

On the ‘Online resources’ page
Short & Sweet mails: offering a quick insight into various topics about flying within the EU – NEW
Reviews: present an overview and a deeper insight in various subjects
Short articles and stories: present short answers and deeper insights in various topics
Quick Guides: compare the different importation alternatives
EU/Schengen maps, post-Brexit: 3 different maps made for customs and aviation use
Survey Results: 9 different surveys with in-depth analysis of specific topics
Glossary: Check the common words used in the aviation/customs world

On separate pages
Intro videos: explainer videos on how to fly within the European Union
Flying to the UK : What is the situation in 2021-22?
News: list of news flashes – UPDATED
Links: list of relevant links and other downloads

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