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  1. Legal news
    18 June 2019
    International aviation & climate change: the UK's net-zero emissions proposition
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2019/uk/international-aviation-and-climate-change-the-uk-net-zero-emissions-proposition

    Following World Environment Day on 5 June, and the UK Government's announcement of a net-zero emissions target by 2050, we look at the report from the UK Committee on Climate Change, which has significant implications ...

  2. Legal news
    15 January 2019
    European Parliament proposes enhanced sanctions to enforce implementation of Regulation 261 on air passenger rights
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2019/uk/european-parliament-proposes-enhanced-sanctions-to-enforce-implementation-of-regulation-261

    Air passenger consumer rights and Regulation 261 continue to make the headlines with further cases and continued debate over the balance between passengers and airlines. At the request of the European Parliament's ...

  3. Legal news
    13 March 2019
    Air Traffic Rights: is the UK getting closer to reaching a deal with the EU?
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2019/uk/air-traffic-rights-is-the-uk-getting-closer-to-reaching-a-deal-with-the-eu

    Recent political developments may leave many people with uncertainty of how the UK will leave the EU or even when. The possibility of a "no deal" Brexit has focused attention on the basis on which flights would continue ...

  4. Legal news
    29 October 2018
    Privy Council reinstates first instance decision in the Bahamas on manufacturer's liability following aircraft accident
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2018/global/privy-council-reinstates-first-instance-decision-in-the-bahamas-on-manufactures-liability

    The Privy Council in the UK has recently declined to uphold a successful appeal to the court of appeal of the Bahamas in a case arising from an accident to a turbo prop airliner arising from a shortcoming in the landing ...

  5. Legal news
    12 November 2020
    UK: High Court decides that timing of coronavirus restrictions was not a relevant force majeure event entitling termination of aircraft lease
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/global/high-court-decides-that-timing-of-coronavirus-restrictions

    A number of disputes which stem from the coronavirus pandemic are starting to reach the English courts. It is apparent that in some of these cases the pandemic has provided an excuse for one party to try and terminate ...

  6. Legal news
    18 January 2019
    Policy divergence on "no deal" Brexit airline traffic rights
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2019/global/policy-divergence-on-no-deal-brexit-airline-traffic-rights

    The possibility of a "no deal" Brexit has focused attention on the basis on which flights would continue to operate between the UK and EU27 in that event.

  7. Legal news
    13 June 2019
    Can foreign litigants be bound by English jurisdiction clauses contained in contracts to which they are not a party?
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2019/uk/can-foreign-litigants-be-bound-by-english-jurisdiction-clauses-contained-in-contracts-to-which-they

    Competing jurisdiction clauses and whether foreign litigants can be bound by English jurisdiction clauses contained in contracts to which they are not a party considered in the recent The English Court of Appeal ...

  8. Legal news
    04 September 2019
    The UK's Airline Insolvency Review: implications for Passenger Protection and Airlines
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2019/uk/the-uks-airline-insolvency-review-implications-for-passenger-protection-and-airlines

    Our team look at the recently published UK Airline Insolvency Review Report and how its recommendations would impact both passenger protection and airlines in the event of future airline insolvencies.

  9. Legal news
    28 January 2019
    Wet Lease Arrangements and Merger Control
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2019/uk/wet-lease-arrangements-and-merger-control

    A decision of the UK Competition and Markets Authority (CMA), made in December but published on 22 January, concluded that an aircraft wet lease, together with the transfer of slots and customer relationships, should be ...