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Baltia Air Lines names new General Counsel

Baltia Air Lines names new General Counsel

Baltia Air Lines announced today that it has appointed Mr. George W. Kelsey of the Kelsey Law Group, P.C. as General Counsel.

Mr. Kelsey will be responsible for overseeing and advising the company on all business related legal matters.  Baltia’s President, Mr. Anthony D. Koulouris stated “I am very pleased that George has agreed to join the Baltia team.”

Mr. Kelsey’s legal career spans more than three decades. In that time, he has developed a reputation for being a national expert in aviation law. Since 1970, Mr. Kelsey has been in private practice with extensive experience in commercial aviation law and business enterprise organization.

Mr. Kelsey holds a B.A., B.S. degree from Wayne State University and a J.D. degree from the University of Detroit School of Law.  Mr. Kelsey has several years of experience in litigation, both in State and Federal Courts.  His firm specializes in all facets of aviation law, including complex commercial litigation.  His primary focus has been on aircraft-related transactions, such as aircraft sales and purchases, leasing, engine and maintenance agreements, deicing, ground handling, etc.

Mr. Kelsey has negotiated extensive international aircraft-related contracts in countries such as Japan, Australia, Kuwait, India, Lebanon, Saudi Arabia, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Tunisia, Morocco, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Argentina, and Mexico.

Mr. Kelsey is licensed in the following jurisdictions:

The Supreme Court of the State of Michigan
US District Court, Eastern District of Michigan
US Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit
US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia
US Court of Appeals, 11th Circuit
US District Court of New Jersey
68th Judicial District Court, Dallas County

Mr. Kelsey is also a member of the following associations/organizations:

Michigan Bar Association
American Bar Association
Washtenaw County Bar Association
Washtenaw County Trial Lawyers Association
Federal Practice

Mr. Koulouris also stated “George brings a tremendous amount of legal experience as it pertains to aviation and will be a very valuable member of our team.”  Mr. Koulouris added “George’s appointment is yet another crucial step towards strengthening our team while preparing for Baltia’s future transformation.”

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