Aircraft leasing company stymied by Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act

BCI Aircraft Leasing, Inc. v. Republic of Ghana and Ghana Airways Ltd. (N.D. Ill. Oct. 13, 2006).  BCI, an Illinois company, leased two DC-10 aircraft to Ghana Airways, which is wholly owned by the government of Ghana.  Ghana Airways defaulted on its lease payment obligations, but the government of Ghana repeatedly promised that it would pay the airline’s debts, which … More Aircraft leasing company stymied by Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act