Category: Global Aviation News

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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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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Philippines November 2023 Jurisdictional Update

Effective 16 November 2023, the Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines has implemented the increase in its schedule of fees and charges for air navigation services. The increase affects all operational charges for the use of the enroute and terminal navigational facilities and air traffic services of the CAAP as required by the ICAO, and based on each arrival, departure, or overflight. The flights affected are domestic flights, inbound and outbound international flight, and overflights. Even included are the training flights conducted by pilot schools which will ultimately affect the fees paid by students.

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L2b Aviation Global Aviation News: Navigating Environmental Regulations in Aviation with Sergi Giménez and Matthieu de Varax 

In recent years, there has been a growing movement in Europe to reduce air transportation for environmental reasons. This pressure has led to significant discussions and regulatory changes impacting the aviation industry.  L2b Aviation members Sergi Giménez of Augusta Abogados in Spain and Matthieu de Varax of Odi-Sé Avocats in France provided details of recent […]

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How Changes in Costa Rica’s General Customs Act Impact the Aviation Industry: L2b Global Aviation Live Stream with María Fernanda Redondo of Nassar Abogados 

During the L2b Aviation July live stream event, María Fernanda Redondo of Nassar Abogados explored the implications of the newly approved and enforced regulations in the General Customs Act in Costa Rica. These amendments are crucial for the aviation industry, particularly concerning cargo, Company material (COMAT) and Aircraft on Ground (AOG) events.   

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Philippines August 2023 Jurisdictional Update

Update provided by Kerwin Tan of Tan Hassani and Counsels. To ensure the safety of all individuals and aircraft and to minimize the risk of accidents, the Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines recently issued its guidance for operating aircrafts during inclement weather. The guidance applies to all owners and operators of aircraft with a […]

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L2b Aviation Global Aviation News: How Changes in Costa Rica’s General Customs Act Impact the Aviation Industry with María Fernanda Redondo of Nassar Abogados  

During the L2b Aviation July live stream event, María Fernanda Redondo of Nassar Abogados explored the implications of the newly approved and enforced regulations in the General Customs Act in Costa Rica. These amendments are crucial for the aviation industry, particularly concerning cargo, Company material (COMAT) and Aircraft on Ground (AOG) events.   Understanding these new […]

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