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Aviation sector is more pessimistic than rail and shipping about the economic climate
  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • September 10 2009

The aviation sector is the most pessimistic about the economic climate


Competition Commission’s provisional findings - divestiture of three BAA airports recommended
  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 20 2008

The Competition Commission (CC) today announced its Provisional Findings in relation to its ongoing Market Investigation of BAA’s ownership of seven UK airports


The Aviation Greenhouse Gas Emissions Trading Scheme Regulations 2009 and 2010 how they could impact on aircraft operators flying to and from the UK
  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 31 2010

The 2009 Regulations together with the draft 2010 Regulations (currently under consultation) (the "Regulations") will (once the 2010 Regulations come into effect) transpose into UK law parts of Directive 2008101EC, which amends Directive 200387EC (the "Directive") to include "aviation activities" within the EUETS


BAA update - successful appeal against Competition Commission break-up decision
  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • 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


Does an operating lessee have to pay rent for a defective aircraft?
  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 14 2010

In ACG Acquisition XX LLC v Olympic Airlines S.A. 2010 EWHC 923 (Comm.), the English High Court was asked to rule on the circumstances in which the defective condition of an aircraft delivered to an airline under an operating lease might entitle the airline to refuse to pay rent for it


Competition Commission’s emerging thinking finds BAA’s common ownership of airports adversely affects competition
  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 22 2008

Following on from the CAA’s recent decision on 2008-13 price controls for Heathrow and Gatwick, the regulatory spotlight remains firmly on BAA


Fasten your seatbelts: take off imminent for airline mergers
  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 2 2010

British Airways (BA)Iberia, BAAmerican Airlines - two proposed mergers involving international "flag carrier" airlines with others potentially in the pipeline


A new year’s resolution after a noughty year end?
  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 2 2010

For the corporate jet market, the last 18 months of the noughties may have left many clinking in 2010 with a glass of Prosecco rather than a Nebuchadnezzar of Perrier Jouet's Belle Epoque


You’re on your own: US-style class actions for competition cases in England ruled out
  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 16 2009

On 8 April 2009 the Chancellor of the High Court gave judgment in an interim application in Emerald Supplies Ltd and Another v British Airways plc 2009 EWHC 471, holding that two victims of a cartel could not bring a representative action on behalf of all other victims of the cartel, as well as for their own loss


Proposed changes to lease accounting rules
  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 30 2009

The International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) and the US Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) have published a joint discussion paper entitled Leases: Preliminary Views, seeking public comments on the proposed new lease accounting standards