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Montreal Convention developments: accident while walking to customs does not satisfy requirement of occurrence during operations of disembarking
  • Baker Sterchi Cowden & Rice LLC
  • USA
  • September 3 2015

On June 3, 2015, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana granted summary judgment to defendant Lufthansa on plaintiff Boyd’s


FAA releases updated model aircraft guidance
  • Husch Blackwell LLP
  • USA
  • September 3 2015

On September 2, 2015, the FAA issued a replacement for the long standing Advisory Circular 91-57 that was issued on June 9, 1981. Advisory Circular


New York exempts general aviation aircraft from sales and use tax
  • Kaye Scholer LLP
  • USA
  • September 3 2015

Effective September 1, 2015, a new law (N.Y. Tax Law 1115(a)(21-a)) provides an exemption from New York state and local sales and use tax for sales


FAA names UAS executives
  • Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
  • USA
  • September 2 2015

Today, the FAA announced its selection of the FAA’s new unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) executives that “will guide the agency’s approach to safe


Drone target practice frowned on in Kentucky
  • Graydon Head & Ritchey LLP
  • USA
  • September 1 2015

I saw an article recently about a man in Kentucky who shot down a drone flying above his back yard. Things apparently got a little heated. When the


Drones to satellites: should commercial aerial data collection regulations differ by altitude?
  • Holland & Hart LLP
  • USA
  • September 1 2015

The news and social media commentary of late reveals considerable discomfort with the idea that "drones," or Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS), could


“Airline collusion” private class actions
  • Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP
  • USA
  • September 1 2015

Last week, we discussed public reports of an investigation by the DOJ of four major airlines (American, Delta, Southwest, and United) regarding


Avanti completes funding of HYLAS 4
  • Milbank Tweed Hadley & McCloy LLP
  • USA
  • August 31 2015

On August 18, Avanti Communications Group plc (Avanti), a leading provider of satellite data communications services, closed an add-on offering of


Aviation safety: public protection vs. patient confidentiality
  • Baker Sterchi Cowden & Rice LLC
  • USA
  • August 31 2015

Since Germanwings pilot Andreas Lubitz deliberately crashed Flight 4U9525 into the French Alps on March 24, 2015, killing himself and all 149 others


August launch services orders
  • Milbank Tweed Hadley & McCloy LLP
  • USA
  • August 31 2015

On August 5, Lockheed Martin Commercial Launch Services announced that it was selected by EchoStar Corporation to launch the EchoStar XIX