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5 February 2015

We trust that you are well versed with the details of the various cyber-attacks that made the headlines towards the end of 2014, and early this year, and the consequent proposals put forward by Cameron and Obama. Not only does the recent activity add to the growth of cyber-crimes over the past few years, it is a chilling reminder that you do not need to be a sophisticated hacking entity to cause damage.

22 December 2014
In a surprising and unexpected development, the recent proposal for a groundhandling regulation has been withdrawn by the European Commission, last Tuesday 16 December.
25 November 2014
To all owners and financiers of large aircraft, new regulation has been introduced, is coming into force soon and it affects you very personally.

Análisis de jurisprudencia

10 December 2014
The European Court of Justice ruled that mobile stairs colliding with an aircraft does not constitute “extraordinary circumstances” within the meaning of Article 5 (3) the Regulation 261/2004 on passenger rights.
9 September 2014
The European Court of Justice (ECJ) ruled that Articles 2, 5 and 7 of Regulation (EC) No 261/2004 must be interpreted as meaning that the concept of ‘arrival time’ refers to the time at which at least one of the doors of the aircraft is opened.
31 July 2014
The Court of Appeal upheld the decision of the Cambridge County Court, finding that the limitation period for bringing a claim under Regulation EC 261/2004 (Reg 261) is not within the scope of the Montreal Convention 1999 (the Convention) and therefore Convention time bars do not apply. Instead, the six year limitation period for breach of statutory duty under the Limitation Act 1980 applies.
 

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