[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

[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

Disability. Your Rights When Flying from the UK

The rights of air passengers who either have a disability or reduced mobility are at the heart of two new sets of CAA legal powers. Under EU regulations passengers with a disability and people with reduced mobility (PRM) are legally… 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

AVSEC World Conference to Discuss Critical Challenges to Aviation Security

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced that AVSEC World, the leading conference and exhibition devoted to aviation security, will take place 27-29 October in Washington, D.C. The annual event is expected to attract more than 300 delegates in security-related… 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, IATA & Ors: Task Force on Risks to Civil Aviation from Conflict Zones

A coalition of major aviation organisations in the world has held a high level meeting and issued a declaration committing all parties to review processes for the overflight of conflict zones. The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) reported that these aviation bodies… 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

ICAO Applaud Adoption of UN Security Council Resolution 2166

MONTRÉAL, 23 July 2014 – The Council President of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), Dr. Olumuyiwa Benard Aliu, expressed his Organization’s appreciation for the adoption by UN Security Council Resolution on Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17, and reiterated the strong… Continue Reading

EASA Safety Bulletin – Flight Ops Tel Aviv, Israel

Flight Operations to Tel Aviv Ben Gurion International Airport, Israel Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Notice to Airmen (NOTAM) FDC 4/3630  “Security Israel Potentially Hazardous Situation – Israel Airspace” issued on 22 July 2014. National Aviation Authorities and aircraft operators. Due to the potentially… Continue Reading