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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)

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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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Onur Air’s flight operating license has been revoked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 Top-Ranked for 9th Year in a Row by Chambers and Partners

L2b Aviation, the world’s premier network of independent aviation law firms, is proud to announce their ninth successive year ranked as the Best Global Aviation Law Network by Chambers and Partners.

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Israel’s S. Horowitz & Co. Joins L2b Aviation

L2b Aviation is pleased to announce that S. Horowitz & Co. has joined its worldwide network of premier aviation law firms under the leadership of Hugh Kowarsky and Eyal Doron. Founded in 1921, S. Horowitz & Co. is one of Israel’s premier law firms with an unwavering focus on fulfilling clients’ business objectives and a reputation for providing excellence, speed, and efficiency. The team of lawyers is multilingual and international—many have practiced throughout the United States, England, South Africa, and elsewhere—and the firm’s clientele includes well-established Israeli and international companies in an array of industries, including energy, banking/finance, aviation/transport, media, real estate, infrastructure, pharmaceuticals, consumer products, and more.

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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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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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