In Switzerland, any company operating within the aviation industry is regulated by Switzerland's Federal Office of Civil Aviation (FOCA). The FOCA is in control of ensuring that regulations are being followed correctly by aviation businesses. The regulatory body is also in charge of writing up new regulations and amending older ones.
If investors plan on creating and registering a company in Switzerland within the aviation sector, they must first follow all regulations set out by Switzerland's Civil Aviation Law. This law is built upon a serious of regulations and laws
developed by the National Rules of Law and also features clauses which have been derived from international treaties. The regulations also deal with the taxation of aviation activities.
Commercial businesses in Switzerland within the aviation sector are required to adhere to the rules and regulates set out by the following:
- The Federal Civil Aviation Act;
- The Federal Act on the Aircraft Records Register.
Switzerland's aviation regulations are extensive and are comprised of roughly 180 treaties. For assistance in understanding all of these, we have consultants available for you to contact and speak with.