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CAAP hosts inaugural Air Operators Summit 2022

The Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines (CAAP) recently organized and hosted its inaugural Air Operators Summit 2022 with the theme Transitioning to Risk-Based Oversight.

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Court rules that airlines must prioritise passengers with reduced mobility

On 23 June 2022, the Frankfurt Regional Court dealt with an airline’s obligations towards passengers with restricted mobility and the resulting liability.(1)

Facts

The two plaintiffs booked flights from Frankfurt to Budapest and from Budapest to St Petersburg via an online travel agency (OTA). One of the plaintiffs used a wheelchair. The defendant was the operating carrier for both flights. The OTA made individual reservations for each flight under separate booking numbers but issued a single booking confirmation and listed both flights on a single e-ticket. The transfer time in Budapest was 45 minutes.

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New Regulations in Colombia Regarding Publicizing Legroom Measurement Information 

The amount of legroom an airline passenger has is an important comfort factor for flyers. Lately, legroom, or the space between the customer’s seat and the back of the seat in front of them, has taken the spotlight in Colombia, explicitly concerning consumer (passenger’s) rights issues in commercial aviation.  

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Onur Air’s flight operating license has been revoked

The flight operation license of Onur Air, which was on the verge of bankruptcy, was canceled by the General Directorate of Civil Aviation (SHGM …

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L2b Aviation Named Best Global Aviation Law Network for an Entire Decade

Wiltshire, England: L2b Aviation, the world’s premier network of independent aviation law firms, is proud to announce a full decade of recognition as the Best Global Aviation Law Network by Chambers and Partners.

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New ADR proceeding aims to improve resolution of air passenger disputes

On 17 March 2022, a new Spanish alternative dispute resolution (ADR) proceeding for claims under EC Regulation 261/2004 was approved through Ministerial Order TMA/201/2022. The regulation was passed to comply with the mandate of Act 7/2017, which implemented EU Directive 2013/11/EU on ADR for consumer disputes.

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Medidas Restrictivas Adoptadas Por La UE Contra Rusia – Tercera Parte – Aspectos Financieros

Analizamos en esta tercera nota las sanciones de carácter financiero que las instituciones comunitarias han dictado contra la Federación Rusa como respuesta a la invasión militar de Ucrania. Se trata, sin duda, de las sanciones más severas acordadas contra un Estado en tiempos recientes, ya que las medidas europeas se suman a las de muchos otros países, con los Estados Unidos de América y el Reino Unido a la cabeza. Seguramente por primera vez en la historia se están utilizando armas de tipo económico para acabar cuanto antes con una guerra.

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Medidas Restrictivas Adoptadas Por La UE Contra Rusia – Segunda Parte – Aspectos Comerciales

Continuamos con nuestra serie de notas que tienen por objetivo resumir las principales medidas sancionadoras adoptadas por las instituciones comunitarias contra la Federación Rusa como consecuencia de la invasión militar de Ucrania. En el presente capítulo nos centraremos en las medidas restrictivas de carácter comercial que se han añadido a las ya vigentes desde el año 2014 como consecuencia de la anexión de Crimea.

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Medidas Restrictivas Adoptadas Por La UE Contra Rusia – Primera Parte

La decisión de la Federación Rusa de reconocer a las “oblasts” de Donetsk y Luhansk como repúblicas independientes de Ucrania, y la posterior invasión de este país por las fuerzas armadas rusas con el apoyo de Bielorrusia, ha generado un amplio rechazo en los países occidentales. Además de las medidas administrativas adoptadas y de las declaraciones de condena provenientes desde muy diversos sectores, entidades no gubernamentales como la UEFA, FIFA, IIHF, IHF, Euroleague Basketball y muchas otras han tomado acuerdos tendentes a excluir a entidades rusas y bielorrusas de sus respectivas actividades.

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Restrictive Measures Taken by the EU Against Russia – Part Three

In this third note we analyse the financial sanctions that the EU institutions have imposed against the Russian Federation in response to the military invasion of Ukraine. These are undoubtedly the most severe sanctions agreed against a state in recent times, as the European measures join those of many other countries, with the United States and the United Kingdom leading the way. Surely for the first time in history, economic weapons are being used to end a war as soon as possible.

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