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Aviation and Airport Development Law

Covers aviation law issues, including federal environmental and transportation regulations. By Chevalier, Allen and Lichman, LLP.

http://www.aviationairportdevelopmentlaw.com/
Rank this Week: 991

Aviation and Airport Development…

Aviation and Airport Development News

Covers aviation and airport development, with a focus on the industry\'s legal and regulatory issues. By Taber Law Group.

https://airportlaw.wordpress.com
  • Aug 27

    Aviation Noise Is an Issue that Needs a Reasonable Solution

    Aviation Noise Is an Issue that Needs a Reasonable Solution
    In the process of searching the internet for information about aviation noise, I often run across web pages like this one:http://www.beechtalk.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=7&t=127555 where pilots lament how people move next to airports and…
  • Aug 25

    Santa Monica City Council Votes, Once Again, To Close Santa Monica Municipal Airport (SMO)

    Santa Monica City Council Votes, Once Again, To Close Santa Monica Municipal Airport (SMO)
    On August 23, 2016, the Santa Monica California City Council unanimously approved a resolution to reduce flights and close the Santa Monica Municipal Airport (SMO) by July 1, 2018. This is not the first time the City Council has taken…
  • Aug 16

    FAA Rejects Santa Monica’s Appeal of Grant Violation

    FAA Rejects Santa Monica’s Appeal of Grant Violation
    Closing the administrative process, the Federal Aviation Administration on Monday denied the City of Santa Monica’s appeal of the FAA’s December 2015 inital decision. Monday’s decision has the effect of requiring the…
Rank this Week: 1110

Aviation Law Blog

Aviation Law Blog

Covers developments in Canadian aviation law. By Alexander Holburn Beaudin + Lang LLP.

http://aviationlawblog.ahbl.ca/
  • Aug 17

    Proposed Canadian Regulations: PFDs Must Be Worn on Seaplane

    Proposed Canadian Regulations: PFDs Must Be Worn on Seaplane
    Canada has the highest volume of seaplane operations in the world. The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (“TSB”) estimates that in the Vancouver Harbour alone, about 300,000 passengers travel on about 33,000 seaplane flights…
  • Jul 26

    Cutting it Close – Passengers found negligent for booking close connection

    Cutting it Close – Passengers found negligent for booking close connection
    There are many ways in which passengers book air travel. Some use travel agents or tour companies, while others choose to book their travel online. Travel agents ought to be well accustomed to leaving adequate time between flights. When…
  • Jun 15

    Passenger claims in international air travel: How far does the Montreal Convention reach?

    Passenger claims in international air travel: How far does the Montreal Convention reach?
    In the 2014 decision of Thibodeau v. Air Canada, the Supreme Court of Canada confirmed that the Montreal Convention, an international treaty incorporated into Canadian law, exclusively governs passenger claims for damages in relation to…
Rank this Week: 3480

Aviation Law Discussions

Aviation Law Discussions

Covers aviation law, safety and security. By Reigel & Associates Ltd.

http://www.aerolegalservices.com/AviationLawDiscussions.shtml
  • Aug 3

    Waiver of Emergency Procedures in an NTSB Appeal Will Not Cure a Missed Deadline

    Waiver of Emergency Procedures in an NTSB Appeal Will Not Cure a Missed Deadline
    Since the FAA began implementing its new compliance philosophy last year, fewer case are being appealed to the NTSB. However, it appears that the cases that are being appealed the most are emergency orders of either suspension or revocation.…
  • Jul 7

    What's the Difference Between "Wet" and "Dry" Aircraft Leases?

    What's the Difference Between "Wet" and "Dry" Aircraft Leases?
    Have you ever wondered what someone means when they refer to a "wet" versus a "dry" aircraft lease? Many people think it has something to do with whether the aircraft is being leased with or without fuel. However, fuel actually has nothing…
  • Mar 3

    Drone Operators Are Subject To FAA Enforcement

    Drone Operators Are Subject To FAA Enforcement
    If you operate an unmanned aircraft system ("UAS") or drone, you should be aware that your operation of the drone is subject to FAA enforcement. What does that mean? Well, for a discussion of FAA enforcement as it applies to UAS or drone…
Rank this Week: 1239

Aviation Law Monitor

Aviation Law Monitor

Provides insight and commentary on aviation accidents and the law. By Danko Meredith.

http://www.aviationlawmonitor.com/
  • Jun 25

    New Icon A5 Purchase Contract Will Require Buyers to Sign Away Their Rights to Sue

    New Icon A5 Purchase Contract Will Require Buyers to Sign Away Their Rights to Sue
    In the face of intense market rejection, Icon says it has heard its customers and is going to revise the rather onerous purchase contract it planned to require of its buyers.  It hasn’t yet made the new contract public.  But…
  • Jun 25

    New Icon 5 Purchase Contract Will Require Buyers to Sign Away Their Rights to Sue

    New Icon 5 Purchase Contract Will Require Buyers to Sign Away Their Rights to Sue
    In the face of intense market rejection, Icon says it has heard its customers and is going to revise the rather onerous purchase contract it planned to require of its buyers.  It hasn’t yet made the new contract public.  But…
  • May 23

    No Mayday Call from Egypt Air Flight 804

    No Mayday Call from Egypt Air Flight 804
    Aviation expert Clive Irving suggests that, because the Egypt Air pilots made no mayday call, they must have been killed before the aircraft crashed.  In other words, the crash was the result of terrorism rather than a mechanical…
Rank this Week: 4837

Aviation Law Prof Blog

Aviation Law Prof Blog

Edited by Brian F. Havel and John Q. Mulligan.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/aviation/
  • Aug 29

    ICAO Council Approves Draft Emissions Agreement

    ICAO Council Approves Draft Emissions Agreement
    The ICAO Council has reportedly signed off on a draft of the climate change mitigation plan the organization intends to submit to the upcoming 2016 Assembly. Full details of the plan have not been made public, and are reportedly still...
  • Aug 29

    Part 107, New U.S. Small UAS Rule, Now in Effect

    Part 107, New U.S. Small UAS Rule, Now in Effect
    The FAA's new rule, known as Part 107, permitting small UAS use under specified conditions took effect today. The final rule was announced in June. Testing centers are now open for operators to begin the process of applying for a...
  • Aug 25

    Etihad's Minority Ownership in Air Serbia Found Compliant with Ownership and Control Rule

    Etihad's Minority Ownership in Air Serbia Found Compliant with Ownership and Control Rule
    Air Transport World Online reported earlier this week that the European Commission has completed its investigation into Etihad Airways' 49 percent stake in Air Serbia and determined the relationship is consistent with EU requirements limiting…
Rank this Week: 543

BVA Law Blog

BVA Law Blog

Covers airline accidents and aviation safety. By Braden, Varner & Angelley, PC.

http://www.bvatriallaw.com/air-law-blog/
  • Aug 11

    Delta Airlines Outage Highlights Larger Problem

    Delta Airlines Outage Highlights Larger Problem
    How can a computer system failure take down an entire airline? Isn’t there redundancy, on redundancy, on redundancy? Apparently not — as Delta Airlines learned earlier this week. As the only customer affected by an outage, Delta…
  • Jul 31

    American Airlines Asks Pilots for Speed Up Plan

    American Airlines Asks Pilots for Speed Up Plan
    A letter was published a few days ago by the new president of the pilots’ union at American Airlines leveling some harsh criticism against the company’s management. Specifically, the letter claims that American is trying to speed…
  • Jul 11

    Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Aboard Delta Airlines Flight

    Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Aboard Delta Airlines Flight
    Carbon monoxide poisoning: It’s not exactly what passengers expect when flying. Yet, it’s appears to be exactly what passengers aboard Delta Airlines flight 1817 from Atlanta to Denver got on Saturday. The flight diverted to Tulsa…
Rank this Week: 2176

IFTTA - International Travel and…

IFTTA - International Travel and Tourism News

Covers travel and tourism law news, events, legislation and court decisions. By the International Forum of Travel and Tourism Advocates (IFTTA).

http://ifttablog.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 20

    Recent postings on IFTTA New

    Recent postings on IFTTA New
    German Supreme Court: tour organizer must not reserve alterations of the flying times;Austrian Supreme court asks CJEU for interpretion of Reg. 785/2004 and the Montreal Convention; Aviation Safety Network: accident fatalities at record low…
  • Oct 3

    IFTTA News Update

    IFTTA News Update
    USA: DOT fines Virgin America for failing to make safety videos accessible to passengers with hearing impairments; Australia: hotel not liable for security guard; ECJ: the special VAT scheme for travel agents is not limited to sales…
  • Jan 3

    IFTTA News - Recent Item

    IFTTA News - Recent Item
    USA: Federal Aviation Administration to reexamine passenger use of portable electronic devices on board aircraft;  CJEU: no distance contract required for consumer forum pursuant to Brussels I Regulation; USA: court decides on…
Rank this Week: 1021

MARPA Blog

MARPA Blog

Provides news and commentary on the regulations, laws, policies and trends affecting the aircraft parts manufacturing community. From the Modification and Replacement Parts Association.

http://pmaparts.wordpress.com
  • Aug 29

    MARPA Returning to Japan

    MARPA Returning to Japan
    MARPA plans to promote PMA at the Japan International Aerospace Exhibition 2016, in Tokyo, Japan, October 12-15. Continue reading →
  • Jul 6

    DRAFT Materials Advisory Circular – Extension of the Comment Period

    DRAFT Materials Advisory Circular – Extension of the Comment Period
    MARPA asked the FAA for a extension of time to file comments on the draft Materials AC. Continue reading →
  • Jul 1

    Help MARPA Help the Commerce Department

    Help MARPA Help the Commerce Department
    MARPA needs its members' help in fulfilling its MDCP export reporting requirements to the International Trade Administration. Please take a few minutes to complete our anonymous survey! Continue reading →
Rank this Week: 4537

Res Communis

Res Communis

Covers the legal aspects of human activities using aerospace technologies. From the University of Mississippi School of Law.

http://rescommunis.olemiss.edu/
  • Nov 27

    Event: Space Policy Challenges Facing the Second Obama Administration

    Event: Space Policy Challenges Facing the Second Obama Administration
    Source – Secure World Foundation: Space Policy Challenges Facing the Second Obama Administration
  • Nov 27

    Disasters Charter: Flood in England

    Disasters Charter: Flood in England
    The Disasters Charter has been activated for a Flood in England: Flood in England Type of Event: Flood Location of Event: England, United Kingdom Date of Charter Activation: 27 November 2012 Charter Requestor: Environment Agency (of England…
  • Nov 26

    New DoD Space Policy

    New DoD Space Policy
    The United States Department of Defense has released a new Space Policy and a Fact Sheet on the Policy. The press release states: New DOD Space Policy Addresses Safety, Security, Access By Cheryl Pellerin American Forces Press Service
Rank this Week: 147

Space Law Probe

Space Law Probe

Commentary on national and international space law issues. By Jesse Londin.

http://spacelawprobe.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 1039

Space Politics

Space Politics

Covers space policy, new and commentary. By Jeff Foust.

http://www.spacepolitics.com
  • Sep 2

    A new chapter

    A new chapter
    I wanted to pass along some personal news: I’ve taken a position starting today with SpaceNews, as a senior writer there. I’ll be writing there on a lot about what you’ve seen here and elsewhere: space policy, commercial…
  • Aug 28

    House members seek details on SLS/Orion schedules and spending

    House members seek details on SLS/Orion schedules and spending
    A day after NASA announced that the first SLS may not be ready for launch until as late as November 2018, two key members of the House Science Committee asked NASA for details on both the schedule and funding levels of the SLS and Orion…
  • Aug 27

    With an SLS slip looming, one senator wants to keep NASA’s budget “on track”

    With an SLS slip looming, one senator wants to keep NASA’s budget “on track”
    An announcement Wednesday by NASA that the first launch of the agency’s Space Launch System (SLS) heavy-lift rocket could slip by nearly a year has led one key senator to suggest the program needs some budgetary help. NASA announced…
Rank this Week: 4532

Space Travel Law News

Space Travel Law News

Covers space law and space travel. From the Space Travel Law Association (STELA). By Manuel David Masseno, Uta Stenzel and Phil Cameron.

http://spacetravellaw.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 24

    Asteroid Mining Venture Backed by Google Execs, James Cameron Unveiled

    Asteroid Mining Venture Backed by Google Execs, James Cameron Unveiled
    [Source]  by Mike Wall, SPACE.com Senior WriterDate: 23 April 2012 Time: 09:00 PM ET
  • Apr 17

    Private Company's 1st Space Station Visit On Track

    Private Company's 1st Space Station Visit On Track
    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — A private U.S. company is on track to become the first commercial visitor to the International Space Station.NASA said Monday there's a good chance that Space Exploration Technologies Corp., or SpaceX, will make…
  • Jan 27

    Moon or Asteroid? NASA's Next Giant Leap Depends On Who'll Be President

    Moon or Asteroid? NASA's Next Giant Leap Depends On Who'll Be President
    By Mike Wall, SPACE.com Senior WriterThe United States may start working toward establishing a moon colony by 2020, or an asteroid may remain the next target for manned exploration; it depends on who wins this November's presidential…
Rank this Week: 1152

The NV Flyer

The NV Flyer

Reviews legal developments affecting airlines and travel agents.

http://nvflyer.wordpress.com
  • Jun 23

    Montreal Convention cancels ticketholders’ canceled ticket claim

    Montreal Convention cancels ticketholders’ canceled ticket claim
    Papaiyawala v. Saudi Arabian Airlines (E.D.V.A. Apr. 15, 2016).  The plaintiffs, a married couple, had purchased tickets for the wife’s parents to travel from India to New York.  Several days before the outbound flight, Saudia…
  • Apr 14

    Airline not liable for customer’s travel-related misfortune

    Airline not liable for customer’s travel-related misfortune
    Naqvi v. Saudi Arabian Airlines, Inc. (D.D.C. Feb. 12, 2016).  The plaintiff’s air travel originating at Washington Dulles International Airport included a connecting flight on Saudi Arabian Airlines from Jeddah, Saudi Arabia to…
  • Mar 2

    Passenger’s claim based on seating-related injury fails under Montreal Convention

    Passenger’s claim based on seating-related injury fails under Montreal Convention
    Plonka v. US Airways (E.D. Pa. Oct. 27, 2015).  During a flight from Philadelphia to Germany, the passenger/plaintiff was seated behind a seat under which was affixed a hard plastic box, known as an “IFE box,” that contained…
Rank this Week: 2060

Transnational Law Blog

Transnational Law Blog

Covers laws which regulates actions or events that transcend national frontiers, including human rights, environmental law, immigration, intellectual property and space law. By Derek Deavenport, John Dermody, Travis Hodgkins and Christine Ngo.

http://transnationallawblog.typepad.com/transnational_law_blog/
  • Apr 7

    The Lure of China and Economic Activism

    The Lure of China and Economic Activism
    I wonder what do you think about Google’s decision to confront China’s censorship by pulling out of the country entirely despite a potential lost of profit for not doing its business with now the second largest economy in the word? A…
  • Apr 2

    March's Winners and Loser

    March's Winners and Loser
    We are moving further away from the double dips danger! Last month the US economy added 162,000 jobs- a strong showing of a potentially more sustained recovery for US economy. Payroll gains are largely boosted by private sectors and much less…
  • Nov 18

    Behind President Obama’s Warning of “Double Dip” Danger

    Behind President Obama’s Warning of “Double Dip” Danger
    Today, in an interview with Fox News in Beijing, President Obama warned that “the US economy could head into a ‘double-dip recession’ unless urgent steps were taken to rein back America’s mounting level of public debt,” reported the…
Rank this Week: 4531

travelblawg

travelblawg

Provides guides, tips, news, and information related to travel + law. By Mark C. Palmer.

http://travelblawg.boardingarea.com/
  • Aug 8

    Why You Are Buying Gasoline All Wrong, Says AAA

    Why You Are Buying Gasoline All Wrong, Says AAA
    The hype is real, says AAA. TOP TIER gasoline is FAR better for your engine (x19 times better) and usually the same price as non-TOP TIER. So why are you not using it? The post Why You Are Buying Gasoline All Wrong, Says AAA appeared first on…
  • Aug 1

    Pack to Prevent Zika

    Pack to Prevent Zika
    Pack to Prevent Zika -- Whether you're heading to Brazil for the Olympics or other areas affected by the Zika virus, you should follow the CDC's advice. The post Pack to Prevent Zika appeared first on Travel Blawg.
  • Jul 25

    Could Pokemon Go Help Catch Wanted Criminals?

    Could Pokemon Go Help Catch Wanted Criminals?
    The lure of a free TV, VCR or cash prize has been the bait to catch evasive wanted suspects. What about the promise of catching a rare Pokemon character? The post Could Pokemon Go Help Catch Wanted Criminals? appeared first on Travel Blawg.
Rank this Week: 2529

travelblawg

travelblawg

Provides guides, tips, news, and information related to travel + law.

http://travelblawg.boardingarea.com/
  • Aug 8

    Why You Are Buying Gasoline All Wrong, Says AAA

    Why You Are Buying Gasoline All Wrong, Says AAA
    The hype is real, says AAA. TOP TIER gasoline is FAR better for your engine (x19 times better) and usually the same price as non-TOP TIER. So why are you not using it? The post Why You Are Buying Gasoline All Wrong, Says AAA appeared first on…
  • Aug 1

    Pack to Prevent Zika

    Pack to Prevent Zika
    Pack to Prevent Zika -- Whether you're heading to Brazil for the Olympics or other areas affected by the Zika virus, you should follow the CDC's advice. The post Pack to Prevent Zika appeared first on Travel Blawg.
  • Jul 25

    Could Pokemon Go Help Catch Wanted Criminals?

    Could Pokemon Go Help Catch Wanted Criminals?
    The lure of a free TV, VCR or cash prize has been the bait to catch evasive wanted suspects. What about the promise of catching a rare Pokemon character? The post Could Pokemon Go Help Catch Wanted Criminals? appeared first on Travel Blawg.
Rank this Week: 2564

Unmanned Aircraft Systems

Unmanned Aircraft Systems

Covers government law. By Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP.

http://www.uaslawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1672