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Attention to lithium and lithium ion battery safety continues and enforcement increases

  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 25 2008

The safety of lithium cells and batteries recently has been scrutinized by such agencies and organizations as the Consumer Products Safety Commission, U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT), United Nations Subcommittee of Experts on the Transport of Dangerous Goods, International Civil Aviation Organization and International Federation of Air Line Pilots Associations (IFALPA

Support for tiered risk system for passenger screening grows

  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • February 25 2011

Several industry organizations have recently begun work on proposals that would significantly change how passengers are screened at airport security checkpoints

EU ETS airline challenges

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
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  • European Union, USA
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  • April 1 2012

House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Chairman John Mica (R-FL) and U.S. airline representatives March 28 urged the administration to use an international aviation treaty to challenge the European Union’s plan to include American carriers in its Emissions Trading System

Blue skies for Continental Airlines in bid to join Star Alliance

  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 12 2009

On July 10, 2009, the U.S. Department of Transportation ("DOT") granted antitrust immunity to Continental Airlines for its planned participation in the Star Alliance, allowing Continental to coordinate international air services with other Star Alliance members without being subject to antitrust liability

Main elements of the concession model for the Madrid-Barajas and Barcelona-El Prat airports

  • Clifford Chance LLP
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  • Spain
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  • June 29 2011

In the context of the modernisation process of the Spanish airport system, Aena Aeropuertos S.A. ("Aena Aeropuertos") opened a public consultation period on 22 June last on the concession process for the Madrid-Barajas and Barcelona-El Prat airports, open to all interested parties until 1 July next

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

Competition Commission final conclusion on requirement to divest BAA airports

  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
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  • August 8 2011

On 19 July 2011, the Competition Commission published its final decision that there are no material changes of circumstances or special reasons that would justify amending its decision to require BAA to divest Stansted Airport and either Glasgow or Edinburgh Airport

Aircraft leasing update: second circuit gives liftoff to billions in unsecured tax indemnity claims

  • Jones Day
  • -
  • USA
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  • April 13 2011

When an airline goes bankrupt, do the owner participants in aircraft leverage-lease transactions have a right to recover on monetary claims (worth billions) based on tax indemnification agreements ("TIAs")? The answer lies in the meaning of the words "paypaidpays," which had been the subject of conflicting interpretations in the bankruptcy and district courts in the Northwest Airlines and Delta Air Lines bankruptcy cases

Air rules delay passes house committee

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 20 2012

The House Energy and Commerce Committee approved legislation (H.R. 4471) May 17 that would delay three Environmental Protection Agency air pollution regulations, clearing the bill for consideration by the full House in late June

Trustee in Sunset Aviation commences preference actions

  • Fox Rothschild LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • March 21 2011

Last month, the Chapter 7 Trustee in the Sunset Aviation bankruptcy began filing preference actions against various defendants seeking the recovery of alleged avoidable transfers