Aviation and law

August 13, 2022

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Aviation Act: Objection against tariffs and conditions for Schiphol Airport

2022-02-08T13:46:12+00:00January 25, 2022|Aviation & law, Aviation and law, News, Posts, Specialist areas|

Airlines rely heavily on airports. Therefore, the way an airport is operated affects airlines. This occurs, among other things, when airports set their rates and conditions. A dispute arose between the airline easyJet and the Authority for the Consumer and Market (ACM) concerning the setting of rates and conditions for Schiphol Airport.

Requirements for CO2 reduction in state aid to KLM?

2021-04-26T11:58:10+00:00April 26, 2021|Aviation and law, International, News|

An important topic in aviation is the reduction of CO2 emmission. Aircraft burn kerosene and therefore emit CO2. Recently, the preliminary relief judge of the District Court of The Hague issued a judgment in the context of CO2 reduction by the Dutch airline KLM and the state aid that KLM received due to the corona pandemic. What conditions for CO2 reduction can be attached to that state aid?

IATA Travel Pass: ins and outs

2021-04-13T10:30:09+00:00April 13, 2021|Aviation and law, International, News|

International air traffic has been (partially) stopped for quite some time now. The corona crisis has had an enormous impact on the aviation industry. Restarting air traffic brings with it the necessary challenges in terms of information supply to passengers, the requirements of various governments, but also the requirements for airports and airlines.

Consequences of Brexit for aviation: a brief overview

2021-02-08T10:20:28+00:00February 8, 2021|Aviation and law, International, News|

This article briefly discusses the consequences of Brexit for the aviation industry. On January 31, 2020, the United Kingdom officially left the European Union (EU). From that moment, a transition period started during which the United Kingdom continued to apply European law. In the meantime, negotiations for a Trade and Cooperation Agreement (TDA) took place.

Right to compensation Regulation 261/2004 in case of multiple flight delay circumstances?

2021-01-19T11:34:45+00:00January 19, 2021|Aviation and law, International, News|

Airlines are subjected daily to various circumstances that may lead to a delay or cancellation of the scheduled flight. However, such disruption does not always lead to the obligation to pay compensation to passengers. In case of extraordinary circumstances that could not have been avoided even by taking all reasonable measures, no compensation is due.

Liability for damage to an aircraft

2021-01-04T20:41:42+00:00January 4, 2021|Aviation and law, Enterprise and business, International, News|

When transporting cargo or passengers, airlines are faced with several conditions that can cause damage to their aircraft. This damage occurs in most cases when the aircraft is still on the ground. When parked, leaving the gate or taxiing to the runway. But who is liable for this damage and what does an airline have to pay for itself?

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