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Olympic Airlines: starting UK insolvency proceedings against a company already in insolvency in another member state.

  • Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP
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  • European Union, United Kingdom
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  • June 28 2013

The Court of Appeal’s judgment in The Trustees of the Olympic Airlines SA Pension & Life Insurance Scheme v Olympic Airlines SA 2013 EWCA Civ 643

Contract badly drafted and somewhat counterintuitive, but enforced

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • December 16 2011

A contract for the construction and sale of an aircraft by Bombardier provided in clause 8.4 that the buyer could terminate immediately after 90 days of ‘non-excusable delay’ (as defined

Voting for a strike

  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • March 5 2010

It is well known that the High Court granted an injunction which prevented UNITE from proceeding with a 12 day planned strike over the Christmas period

British Airways' uniform policy upheld by EAT

  • Shepherd & Wedderburn LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • December 3 2008

The EAT has held, in the case of Eweida v British Airways plc, that BA's insistence that an employee must remove or conceal a cross that she wore on a necklace did not amount to indirect religious discrimination

BAA update - successful appeal against Competition Commission break-up decision

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • December 23 2009

On 21 December 2009, the UK Competition Appeal Tribunal (the CAT) handed down its judgment upholding part of BAA’s appeal against the report prepared by the UK Competition Commission (the CC) in its market investigation into BAA airports

Class action claim struck out by High Court

  • Squire Patton Boggs
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  • United Kingdom
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  • April 14 2009

Sir Andrew Morritt, the Chancellor of the High Court, held on 8 April that the competition damages claim led by Emerald Supplies Ltd and Southern Glass House Produce Ltd (the Claimants) against British Airways (BA) could not proceed as a representative action

Exercise of the fleet lien in the UK

  • Morton Fraser
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  • United Kingdom
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  • July 30 2010

An aircraft leasing company, Global Knafaim Leasing Ltd (“GKL”) leased an aircraft to Zoom Inc (“Zoom”), a Canadian airline. In August 2008 Zoom fell into financial difficulties and soon after went into liquidation

Ryanair raising the drawbridge

  • Shepherd & Wedderburn LLP
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  • Germany, Ireland, United Kingdom
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  • September 11 2008

Ryanair has recently claimed victory in a Hamburg Regional Court dispute, preventing a third party website run by Vtours GmbH from "screen scraping" its website

The phrase “terms and conditions available upon request” could incorporate terms of trading into a contract

  • Reed Smith LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • December 3 2010

The Court of Appeal considered the meaning and effect of the phrase "terms and conditions available on request" in Rooney and another v CSE Bournemouth Ltd

BAA challenges decision by Competition Commission on divestment of airports

  • Nabarro LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • October 3 2011

BAA claims that the Competition Commission’s (CC) conclusions over the need for divestment of airports are “flawed” and “irrational”