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New Rules for the Operation of Foreign Private Aircraft in Venezuela

The Venezuelan Civil Aviation Authority (the ‘INAC’) has updated the regulation governing the operation of foreign General Aviation aircraft in Venezuela. The new set of rules were published in the Official Gazette No. 42.823 of 21 February 2024 (the ‘New Regulation’). It repealed the regulation published in the Official Gazette No. 41.185 of 03 July […]

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Nuevas Reglas para la Operación de Aeronaves Privadas Extranjeras en Venezuela

El Instituto Nacional de Aeronáutica Civil (“INAC”) ha actualizado las disposiciones que regulan las operaciones de aeronaves civiles de Aviación General de matrícula extranjera en Venezuela. La nueva Providencia Administrativa fue publicada en la Gaceta Oficial Nº 42.823 del 21 de febrero de 2024 (la “Nueva Regulación”). La misma derogó la Providencia Administrativa publicada en […]

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Update on the Privatization of the Manilla International Airport 

In a significant development, the Philippine government has recently concluded a bid to upgrade and privatize the Manila International Airport, the country’s most prominent international gateway. Because of this privatization, airport fees and the CAAP’s air navigation fees are expected to rise.   

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Increased Aviation Fees in the Philippines: What You Need to Know 

The Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines (CAAP) recently issued a memorandum updating the fees it charges for air navigation services. While the CAAP fees may seem specific at first glance, the implications to consumers are substantial. In addition to the fees, the broader global trend of extraordinary inflation will affect the consumer price index globally. 

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Reforming Air Passenger Rights (“Long Delays”) in Turkey

Amidst the global aviation industry’s ongoing recovery, a critical question lingers for airlines based in Turkey: how to navigate the complex waters of European passenger rights regulations, particularly regarding long delay compensation. While Turkey itself is not an EU member, its strategic location and reliance on European tourism necessitate careful consideration of these regulations.

In L2b’s recent episode of Global Aviation News live stream, L2b member and aviation attorney A. Efe Erten of Turkey shed light on this intricate issue.

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L2b Aviation Achieves a Dozen Years as Chambers and Partners’ Best Global Aviation Law Network 

Wiltshire, England: L2b Aviation, a global network of independent aviation law firms, is thrilled to announce that it has once again been acknowledged as the Best Global Aviation Law Network for the twelfth consecutive year by Chambers and Partners. 

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Ruiz & Partners Abogados, S.C. Joins L2b Aviation Network 

L2b Aviation is pleased to announce that Ruiz & Partners Abogados, S.C. has recently joined its premier network of independent aviation attorneys.

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Uruguay January 2024 Jurisdictional Update

Quisiera informarles que hoy se publicó en el Diario Oficial el decreto 15/024 (se adjunta copia). Este decreto actualiza la reglamentación aeronáutica, especialmente en lo que respecta al procedimiento y regulación de servicios de transporte aéreo, que anteriormente estaba regulado por el decreto 39/977.

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Uruguay January 2024 Jurisdictional Update

I would like to inform you that today, the Official Gazette published decree 15/024 (attached). This decree updates aeronautical regulations, particularly in relation to the procedures and regulations for air transport services, which were previously governed by decree 39/977.

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Learning and Adapting to Regulatory Changes for Aircraft Transactions: L2b Aviation Livestream with Maria Gonzalez and Andrea Villa  

In the recent L2b Livestream event, legal experts Maria Gonzalez from McAfee Taft (Oklahoma City, Okla.) and Andrea Villa from Harper, Meyer (Miami, Fla) shared valuable insights into the complexities of registering, exporting and importing aircraft in the United States and highlighted important regulatory changes. These changes shed light on certain changes with the FAA and the Aeronautical Center Council (ACC), complying with the Corporate Transparency Act (CTA) and meeting export and import requirements.  

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