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COVID-19: The Bahamas’ Opportunity for its International Aviation Policy

With the many negatives that COVID-19 has and continues to leave in its wake, it is imperative for countries such as The Bahamas to derive as many positives from this period as possible. In the wake of COVID-19, The Bahamas is presented with an opportunity to: use the current halt in global air travel as […]

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Special Features of German Law in Case of Airline Insolvencies

In the past two years, there seem to be many insolvency cases among European airlines. Current examples can be found in both smaller and larger companies. At the time, Air Berlin filed for insolvency in August 2017 Air Berlin was the second-largest airline in Germany and the seventh-largest in the European Union. In September 2018 […]

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L2b Aviation Top Ranked for 8th Year in a Row by Chambers and Partners

Wiltshire, England – January 8, 2020 – L2b Aviation, the world’s premier network of independent aviation law firms, is proud to announce their eighth successive year of being ranked as the Best Global Aviation Law Network by Chambers and Partners.

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L2b Aviation Celebrates 20th Anniversary

Wiltshire, England – January 8, 2020 – L2b Aviation, the world’s premier network of independent aviation law firms, is excited to announce their 20th year of serving the aviation community for all their legal needs.

L2b Aviation includes over 45 law firms around the globe who specialize in aviation and aim to provide the highest level of expertise with creative, efficient, and economical solutions covering the full range of aviation related matters.

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New Chairman of L2b Aviation – Sergi Gimenez of Augusta Abogados

L2b Aviation, the world’s premier network of independent aviation law firms, is pleased to announce the appointment of Sergi Gimenez from Augusta Abogados in Spain as the New Chairman of the L2b Executive Committee, overseeing its worldwide network of premier aviation law firms.

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Aluko & Oyebode in Nigeria Joins L2b Aviation

L2b Aviation is pleased to announce that Aluko & Oyebode has joined its worldwide network of premier aviation law firms. Founded in 1993, Aluko & Oyebode has over 80 attorneys in the major commercial centres of Nigeria – Lagos, Abuja and Port Harcourt.

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de Bedin & Lee LLP in China Joins L2b Aviation

Chongquing, China – May 31, 2019 – L2b Aviation is pleased to announce that the Chongquing, China representative office of de Bedin & Lee LLP (dBL) has joined its worldwide network of premier aviation law firms. dBL is a well-established member of L2b Aviation with their Hong Kong headquarters, and now expand their involvement with the aviation law network to include China.

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Drones – Ready To Hover Indian Skies

Drones are a path-breaking technological breakthrough having myriad applications in areas such as security management, aerial surveys, agriculture, news gathering and commercial filming. While most countries had enacted laws regulating the use of drones, India for a long time kept deliberating on the regulations governing the licensing and operation of drones.

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Aircraft repossession: judiciary fails to uphold local law or Cape Town Convention

Following developments earlier in 2019 (for further details please see “Recent developments in aircraft repossession”), aircraft repossession has continued to be in the spotlight – yet again with regard to the Oceanair Linhas Aéreas SA(commonly known as ‘Avianca Brazil’) bankruptcy and, in particular, the experience of lessors that sought repossession of leased aircraft therefrom.

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Droniq: DFS and Deutsche Telekom enter drone business

Commercial drone flights are expected to be a future market worth billions. Considering this prospect, the German air traffic control company Deutsche Flugsicherung (DFS) and the largest telecoms provider in Europe, Deutsche Telekom, have established a joint venture, Droniq, to operate remote-controlled long-haul flights. DFS is the majority shareholder in this joint venture.

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