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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/
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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
  • Jun 14

    Airport Noise Increases Risk of Heart Disease, New Study Show

    Airport Noise Increases Risk of Heart Disease, New Study Show
    A new study recently published in Occupational & Environmental Medicine found that people living under flight routes and close to airports are at an increased risk of hypertension. http://bit.ly/2soF8Ze Specifically, the study concluded…
  • May 31

    Homeland Security Says No Ban on Carried-On Large Electronics from Europe – Yet

    Homeland Security Says No Ban on Carried-On Large Electronics from Europe – Yet
    Yesterday, May 30, 2017, the Department of Homeland Security issued a statement (http://bit.ly/2sexo9A) after a conference call with European Home Affairs Commissioner Dimitris Avramopoulos and Transport Commissioner Violeta Bulc to…
  • May 19

    D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals Says FAA Drone Registration Rules Do Not Apply to “Model Aircraft”

    D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals Says FAA Drone Registration Rules Do Not Apply to “Model Aircraft”
    On May 19, 2017, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit issued its opinion in the case Taylor v. Huerta, Case No. 15-1495. The court concluded that the drone registration rules that the Federal Aviation…
Rank this Week: 2671

Aviation Law Blog

Aviation Law Blog

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

http://aviationlawblog.ahbl.ca/
  • Apr 27

    The aftermath of Germanwing

    The aftermath of Germanwing
    On March 24, 2015, the passengers and crew of Germanwings Flight No. 9525 (from Barcelona to Dusseldorf) were the victims of a tragic aviation incident. Shortly after take-off, the pilot left the cockpit. The co-pilot (Mr. Lubitz) locked the…
  • Apr 5

    PTSD is not a “bodily injury” down under

    PTSD is not a “bodily injury” down under
    In November, 2009, an aircraft operated by Pel-Air Aviation Pty Ltd.  (“Pel-Air”) flew on a charter flight from Samoa to evacuate a patient and her husband to Melbourne.  Six people were on board the aircraft, including…
  • Jan 31

    Northern Exposure

    Northern Exposure
    On July 10, 2012, two Yukon Government employees were being transported by helicopter during a project involving the collection of grizzly bear hair samples. Regrettably, the employees were injured during an attempted landing. As a result of…
Rank this Week: 4622

Aviation Law Discussions

Aviation Law Discussions

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

http://www.aerolegalservices.com/AviationLawDiscussions.shtml
  • Jul 6

    What Are "Maintenance Instructions" And Why Should You Care?

    What Are "Maintenance Instructions" And Why Should You Care?
    If you are an air carrier operating aircraft with nine passenger seats or less under 14 C.F.R. Part 135, you know that �135.421(a) requires you to comply with either (a) the manufacturer's recommended maintenance program, or (b) a…
  • Jun 30

    What You Need To Know About Letters Of Authorization

    What You Need To Know About Letters Of Authorization
    Do you fly in RVSM airspace? Or do you manage aircraft that fly in RVSM airspace? Do you fly air tours under � 91.147? If your answer to any of the above-questions is "yes", then you should be familiar with letters of authorization…
  • May 4

    How To Decide Whether To Conduct A Reasonable Cause/Suspicion Drug or Alcohol Test

    How To Decide Whether To Conduct A Reasonable Cause/Suspicion Drug or Alcohol Test
    If you are an aviation employer who employs safety sensitive employees, you know 14 C.F.R. � 120.109(d) requires that you drug test an employee when you reasonably suspect that employee of having used a prohibited drug. Similarly, 14…
Rank this Week: 4143

Aviation Law Monitor

Aviation Law Monitor

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

http://www.aviationlawmonitor.com/
  • Jun 29

    Monica RIbbeck Kelly Sued For Malpractice, Leaves The Country

    Monica RIbbeck Kelly Sued For Malpractice, Leaves The Country
     Aviation journalist Christine Negroni reports in Forbes that Monica Ribbeck Kelly, the lawyer who instituted “frivolous” legal proceedings after Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 went missing, has herself disappeared.  Not…
  • Jun 26

    Discretionary Function Exception to the Federal Tort Claims Act

    Discretionary Function Exception to the Federal Tort Claims Act
    If the United States Government is responsible for an accident, it can be sued just like any other wrongdoer under the Federal Tort Claims Act.  But there's an important exception -- the federal government cannot be sued for bad…
  • Apr 3

    New Zealand Asks Whether Robinson Helicopters Are Simply Too Dangerou

    New Zealand Asks Whether Robinson Helicopters Are Simply Too Dangerou
    Robinson helicopters are popular in New Zealand.  But while they make up only 35% of New Zealand's helicopter fleet, they account for 64% of all of New Zealand's fatal accidents.   Why? Some say the helicopter is especially prone to…
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Aviation Law Prof Blog

Aviation Law Prof Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/aviation/
  • Feb 6

    In Memoriam: Michael Levine

    In Memoriam: Michael Levine
    Everyone at the International Aviation Law Institute was saddened to hear of Michael Levine's passing this weekend. He was one of the airline industry's most influential figures, exemplified by a long and distinguished career at the Civil…
  • Dec 7

    DOJ Offers Conditional Approval of Alaska/Virgin Merger

    DOJ Offers Conditional Approval of Alaska/Virgin Merger
    The U.S. Department of Justice has filed a proposed settlement that would resolve its antitrust claims against Alaska Air Group's proposed acquisition of Virgin America, on the condition that Alaska limit its existing codeshare agreement with…
  • Dec 5

    DOT Grants Permit to Norwegian Air International Limited

    DOT Grants Permit to Norwegian Air International Limited
    The U.S. Department of Transportation has finally granted Norwegian Air International Limited (NAI) its requested foreign air carrier permit to begin operating flights to the United States. The announcement brings to a close a three-year saga…
Rank this Week: 556

Baum Headlund Law Blog

Baum Headlund Law Blog

Covers personal injury. By Baum, Hedlund, Aristei & Goldman.

https://www.baumhedlundlaw.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 2146

BVA Law Blog

BVA Law Blog

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

https://www.bvatriallaw.com/blog/
  • Jul 7

    Airline Passenger Right

    Airline Passenger Right
    When a passenger purchases a ticket, that passenger is agreeing to the chosen airline’s contract of carriage. Airline passenger rights are not something most people think of very often, but travelers should know at least a little about…
  • Jul 6

    Airline Passenger Right

    Airline Passenger Right
    When a passenger purchases a ticket, that passenger is agreeing to the chosen airline’s contract of carriage. Airline passenger rights are not something most people think of very often, but travelers should know at least a little about…
  • May 19

    United Airlines Shakes Down Soldier Returning Home

    United Airlines Shakes Down Soldier Returning Home
    And the hits just keep on coming for United Airlines. Or, in truth, self-inflicted wounds. In the latest moronic gaffe, United Airlines reportedly charged a United States National Guard officer $200 because his government issued duffel bag,…
Rank this Week: 2752

Chicago Injury Lawyer

Chicago Injury Lawyer

By the Willens Law Offices.

https://www.willenslaw.com/blog/
  • Jun 30

    Should I See a Doctor After my Accident If I Feel Fine?

    Should I See a Doctor After my Accident If I Feel Fine?
    A question commonly asked by people involved in car accidents is whether or not they should bother to see a doctor after the accident if they did not sustain any injuries. You may believe that your accident was just minor, and may think…
  • Jun 20

    What Can I Be Compensated for After My Accident in Illinois?

    What Can I Be Compensated for After My Accident in Illinois?
    If you have been seriously injured or hurt in a car accident or any other type of personal injury accident, you may be able to obtain compensation for various economic and non-economic damages—or what your injuries have cost you…
  • Jun 5

    How Will My Lost Earnings Be Reimbursed?

    How Will My Lost Earnings Be Reimbursed?
    You may be entitled to recover damages for your lost earnings if an auto accident or other personal injury accident causes you to suffer an injury that prevents you from going to work and earning the wages that you typically would have…
Rank this Week: 1931

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: 1022

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
  • Jul 24

    New FAA Guidance Could Affect Parts Related to Engines and APUs: Open for Comment

    New FAA Guidance Could Affect Parts Related to Engines and APUs: Open for Comment
    The FAA has published a draft AC for comment. It interprets 14 C.F.R. § 25.901(c) to require an analysis of uncontrollable high engine thrust/power (UHT) failure conditions. If applied to PMA applicants, this could be a tremendous new…
  • Jul 20

    New FAA Guidance on Propeller PMA Parts – Open for Comment

    New FAA Guidance on Propeller PMA Parts – Open for Comment
    A proposed FAA policy could change the way that propeller parts are handled in PMA applications. Take a look at the proposed policy carefully if you are involved in PMAs (or DER repairs) on propeller parts. Continue reading →
  • Jun 20

    Bob Cook to Retire from the FAA

    Bob Cook to Retire from the FAA
    Bob Cook from the FAA will be retiring after this week. You may not know the name but you certainly know his work. Continue reading →
Rank this Week: 4982

On the Radar

On the Radar

Covers drones and unmanned autonomous systems. By Fox Rothschild LLP.

https://ontheradar.foxrothschild.com/
  • Jul 22

    Drone Noise vs. Traffic Noise

    Drone Noise vs. Traffic Noise
    We have previously noted that people often view new technology with skepticism, and even trepidation bordering on fear. That perception changes as both costs decrease (resulting in more people using and adapting to the new technology) and the…
  • Jul 21

    Get Off My Lawn (OK-Airspace): Legal Issues Raised By Drones Hovering Over Private Property

    Get Off My Lawn (OK-Airspace): Legal Issues Raised By Drones Hovering Over Private Property
    Hardly a week goes by that someone does not ask me “What can I do if a drone flies or hovers over my property?” or the converse, “What restrictions are there on my operation of a drone over private property?”. From…
  • Jun 30

    Alert: Answers About the Most Recent Worldwide Ransomware Attack

    Alert: Answers About the Most Recent Worldwide Ransomware Attack
    On June 27, a massive ransomware attack now known as “Petya” spread across the globe in a similar fashion to the WannaCry cyberattack in May. In an Alert today, Fox Chief Privacy Officer and Partner Mark…
Rank this Week: 1395

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: 434

Space Law Probe

Space Law Probe

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

http://spacelawprobe.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 345

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: 497

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: 1027

The NV Flyer

The NV Flyer

Reviews legal developments affecting airlines and travel agents.

http://nvflyer.wordpress.com
  • Jul 10

    Court enforces conditions of carriage in missing jewelry lawsuit

    Court enforces conditions of carriage in missing jewelry lawsuit
    Hekmat v. U.S. Transportation Security Administration and JetBlue Airways Corporation (S.D.N.Y. Mar. 29, 2017).  Before her flight from JFK to LAX, the passenger/plaintiff packed eight rings worth over $95,000 in her “Rimowa hard…
  • Jun 14

    ARC lawsuit not impacted by alleged fraudsters’ motion to dismi

    ARC lawsuit not impacted by alleged fraudsters’ motion to dismi
    Airlines Reporting Corporation v. Begator Hila, Elvira Ejupi and Albania Travel & Tour, Inc. et al. (E.D.N.Y. May 31, 2017).  In its Amended Complaint, ARC alleged that Hila and Ejupi, through Albania Travel, defrauded ARC of over…
  • Mar 5

    ADA preempts passenger’s negligence claims arising from impact with video monitor

    ADA preempts passenger’s negligence claims arising from impact with video monitor
    Fawemimo v. American Airlines, Inc. (S.D.N.Y. Jan. 30, 2017).  While approaching her seat on a flight from JFK to LAX, the passenger/plaintiff hit her head on a video monitor mounted on a bulkhead wall of the 767 aircraft.  The…
Rank this Week: 1591

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: 4984

travelblawg

travelblawg

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

http://travelblawg.boardingarea.com/
Rank this Week: 1990

Unmanned Aircraft Systems

Unmanned Aircraft Systems

Covers government law. By Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP.

http://www.uaslawblog.com/
  • Jun 29

    The Safe DRONE Act of 2017: The Newest Drone Bill on the Block

    The Safe DRONE Act of 2017: The Newest Drone Bill on the Block
    On June 22, 2017, U.S. Senators Mark R. Warner (D-VA), John Hoeven (R-ND), Catherine Cortez Masto (D-NV) and Dean Heller (R-NV) introduced bi-partisan legislation designed to advance the development of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) and…
  • Jun 20

    ATC Privatization: What’s Drones Got to Do With It?

    ATC Privatization: What’s Drones Got to Do With It?
    The Trump Administration has proposed that Air Traffic Control (ATC) functions be shifted away from the FAA to a nonprofit, nongovernmental organization, arguing that the move would allow for increased efficiency particularly in terms of…
  • Jun 20

    ATC Privatization: What’s Drones Got to Do With It?

    ATC Privatization: What’s Drones Got to Do With It?
    The Trump Administration has proposed that Air Traffic Control (“ATC”) functions be shifted away from the FAA to a nonprofit, nongovernmental organization, arguing that the move would allow for increased efficiency particularly in…
Rank this Week: 1313