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Statutory liens and aircraft operators

  • Squire Sanders
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  • United Kingdom
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  • July 9 2010

In the case of Global Knafaim Leasing Ltd & Anor v The Civil Aviation Authority & Ors 2010 EWHC 1348 (Admin), the UK’s High Court held that the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) and BAA Ltd. (BAA) were entitled to a statutory lien of a lessor’s aircraft, to ensure a lessor pays all the outstanding route and aircraft charges of an insolvent operator and its fleet of aircraft, and not just those related to the aircraft of the lessor

OFT abandons criminal proceedings against current and former BA executives

  • Squire Sanders
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • May 31 2010

The OFT has abandoned its criminal prosecution of 3 former and 1 current BA executive under section 188 Enterprise Act 2002 (the cartel offence) for their part in a fuel surcharge cartel

Statement of objections issued against Cathay Pacific Airways and Virgin Atlantic

  • Squire Sanders
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • April 30 2010

On 22 April 2010, the OFT issued a statement of objections alleging that Cathay Pacific Airways ("Cathay") and Virgin Atlantic infringed competition law in relation to passenger services on the London to Hong Kong route

Ban on wearing cross is not discriminatory

  • Squire Sanders
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • February 26 2010

In a case which has received a great deal of press attention, the Court of Appeal has upheld previous Employment Tribunal and Employment Appeal Tribunal decisions that British Airways' requirement that an employee remove or conceal a cross she wore on a necklace was not indirect religious discrimination

Competition Appeal Tribunal hands down its judgment into BAA airports investigation

  • Squire Sanders
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • December 31 2009

On 19 March 2009, the CC published the final report ("the Report") in its market investigation into BAA airports

Acquisition of joint control over Bristol Airport by OTTP and Macquarie Group approved by Commission

  • Squire Sanders
  • -
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • -
  • December 31 2009

The Commission has approved the proposed acquisition of joint control of Bristol International Airport Limited by OTTP and the Macquarie Group under the EU Merger Regulation

The English High Court dismisses easyJet's judicial review action against the Civil Aviation Authority's Gatwick price control decision

  • Squire Sanders
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • July 1 2009

The High Court has dismissed easyJet’s claim that the Civil Aviation Authority’s (the CAA) decision of March 2008 on the price controls at Gatwick Airport was legally flawed

Commission approves UK £113.7 million R&D aid to Short Brothers for development of composite wings

  • Squire Sanders
  • -
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • -
  • June 23 2009

The European Commission has approved, under EC Treaty State aid rules, a repayable cash advance of £113.7 million (120.59 million) that the UK plans to give to Short Brothers PLC, a 100 subsidiary of Bombardier, for the development of composite wings for Bombardier's new CSeries aircraft

CAT publishes summary of BAA's appeal against Competition Commission's final market investigation report

  • Squire Sanders
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • June 3 2009

On 22 May 2009, the Competition Appeal Tribunal (CAT) published a summary of the application, under section 179 of the Enterprise Act 2002, by BAA to challenge the legality of certain findings of the Competition Commission in its final report on the BAA airports market investigation

BAA to appeal airport divestment decision to Competition Appeal Tribunal

  • Squire Sanders
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • May 26 2009

BAA Limited has announced that it is to apply to the Competition Appeal Tribunal to review the Competition Commission’s final report on the investigation into the airports market