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  1. Legal news
    28 January 2021
    Choice of jurisdiction for passenger claims under Regulation 261: Brussels Recast and the Montreal Convention? The Italian Supreme Court has its say

    Our Aviation team takes a look at a recent Italian Supreme Court case and examine whether passenger rights under Regulation 261 affect a passenger's ability to claim under another law, such as the Montreal Convention.

  2. Legal news
    11 September 2020
    An air passenger's unruly behaviour may constitute an extraordinary circumstance under Regulation 261/2004's-unruly-behaviour-may-constitute-an-extraordinary-circumstance

    Our Aviation team look at a recent case, where the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) held that the unruly behaviour of a passenger may constitute an "extraordinary circumstance" under Regulation 261/2004. ...

  3. Legal news
    11 September 2020
    Passengers who have suffered a long delay or cancellation under Regulation 261 are entitled to compensation in the currency of their place of residence

    Our Aviation team looks at a recent case where the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) was asked whether aggrieved passengers may demand compensation under Regulation 261/2004 in the currency of their place of ...

  4. Legal news
    24 March 2020
    State aid & the COVID-19 pandemic in the Aviation sector

    In this period of crisis, the European Commission has shown its willingness to help Member States in the design of state aid schemes and/or individual measures to support companies facing economic difficulties due to ...

  5. Legal news
    18 June 2020
    Cross-border: How COVID-19 could affect the aviation industry’s commitments to CORSIA

    Our Aviation team look at some of the background and pressures facing the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) Council as it considers whether to adjust the CORSIA baseline for 2019 and 2020, and examines ...

  6. Legal news
    30 April 2021
    UK lays draft Carbon Budget Order 2021 before parliament incorporating UK’s share of international aviation emissions in the new ambitious target

    Our Aviation team looks at the UK's draft Carbon Budget Order 2021, which sets a climate change target of cutting emissions by 78% - compared to 1990 levels - by 2035, incorporating the UK’s share of international ...

  7. Legal news
    08 February 2021
    CORSIA UK Implementation Part I: monitoring, reporting and verification

    Our Aviation team take a look at the first draft statutory instrument for Carbon Offsetting and Reduction Scheme for International Aviation (CORSIA) which has recently been published in the UK for consultation.

  8. Legal news
    26 May 2020
    Change of reservation against the passenger’s will: compensation under Regulation 261/2004?

    Our Aviation team takes a look at a recent Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) case considering whether a passenger whose reservation was changed against her will could claim compensation for denied boarding.

  9. Legal news
    11 December 2020
    Watch on demand: Bird & Bird & CAA Aviation legal update: The UK and Europe after Brexit

    As the aviation industry looks towards a post-Brexit world, it remains unclear whether the UK and the EU will reach a trade agreement to apply after the transition period. The impact of Brexit on aviation is ...

  10. Legal news
    02 June 2021
    Legal weapons in the fight against data scraping

    Our team of subject matter experts look at a the practice of data scraping - extracting large amounts of data from public-facing websites, usually by automated means – and provide some practical guidance to businesses ...