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Michael Forvass

Position: Of Counsel
T: +46 70 6504550
E: michael@echoes.se

Michael graduated from Stockholm University achieving his LL.M. in 2011 and has previously worked a few years at Bird & Bird’s aviation team.

However, Michael has been in the aviation industry since mid-nineties. He was for many years an airline pilot in several international airlines, the last position being a captain on the Boeing 787 on intercontinental flights. He has also held several management positions in airlines.

Michael specializes in commercial aviation law where he represents airlines, airports, flight schools, tour operators and drone companies, as well as other types of companies in the industry.

He works with matters such as the purchase, sale and leasing of aircraft, Air Operator Certificate and Operative License, as well as traffic permits for airlines that are to fly to or from Scandinavia.

He assists airlines in matters concerning air passengers’ rights under EU regulation 261/2004 and matters concerning unruly passengers.

For drone companies, he assists, among other things, in permit processes, on the EU General Data Protection Regulation, GDPR, and the camera surveillance act, as well as occurrence reporting.

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