[NEWS SHARE] UK Consumer Rights Act 2015: potential relief for #aviation

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The new UK Consumer Rights Act 2015 (CRA) has caused concern in some quarters, particularly given the potential impact on the transport sector of some of the new remedies it creates. In particular, outside of the CRA, the maritime, aviation… Continue Reading

Even in the event of a flight Delay or cancellation on account of unforeseen technical problems, air carriers are required to compensate passengers

Van Der Lars v KLM Art261 Flight Delays Compensation

Even in the event of a flight cancellation on account of unforeseen technical problems, air carriers are required to compensate passengers  Judgment in Case C-257/14  Corina van der Lans v Koninklijke Luchtvaart Maatschappij NV  However, certain technical problems resulting, in… Continue Reading

[News Share] Ratification of the Cape Town Convention by the UK

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On 27 July 2015 the United Kingdom’s instruments of ratification to the Convention on International Interests in Mobile Equipment 2001 and the Protocol thereto on Matters Specific to Aircraft Equipment 2001 (together for the purposes of this article the “Cape… Continue Reading

CAA announces delay to full introduction of Standardised European Rules of the Air

The Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) this week, confirmed that the UK implementation of significant elements of the European Union’s Standardised European Rules of the Air (SERA) has been delayed. As a result, there will be no changes to the UK Rules… Continue Reading

U.S. DoT Rejects Norwegian Air Shuttle Bid, but it’s Not Over

The U.S. Transportation Department (DOT) issued a ruling denying Norwegian Air International’s (NAI) application for an exemption to serve the U.S. The ruling came around 5 p.m. EDT, or just moments before DOT’s statutory deadline for the decision. A bit of background… Continue Reading

ICAO CLARIFIES STATE RESPONSIBILITIES ARISING FROM CONFLICT ZONES

MONTRÉAL, 24 July 2014 – The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) issued a State Letter today, reminding applicable authorities in the 191 signatory States to the Convention on International Civil Aviation of the international provisions specifying State responsibilities with respect to the safety and… Continue Reading