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  1. 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
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/global/passengers-who-have-suffered-a-long-delay-or-cancellation-under-regulation-261

    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 ...

  2. Legal news
    11 September 2020
    An air passenger's unruly behaviour may constitute an extraordinary circumstance under Regulation 261/2004
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/global/an-air-passenger'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
    24 March 2020
    State aid & the COVID-19 pandemic in the Aviation sector
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/global/state-aid-and-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 ...

  4. Legal news
    18 June 2020
    Cross-border: How COVID-19 could affect the aviation industry’s commitments to CORSIA
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/global/how-covid-19-could-affect-the-aviation-industrys-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 ...

  5. Legal news
    26 May 2020
    Change of reservation against the passenger’s will: compensation under Regulation 261/2004?
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/global/change-of-reservation-against-the-passengers-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.

  6. Twobirds news
    17 March 2020
    Aircraft leasing expert Aubrey Tao joins Bird & Bird’s Aviation team in Shanghai
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/press-releases/2020/china/aircraft-leasing-expert-aubrey-tao-joins-bird-and-bird-aviation-team-in-shanghai

    Aubrey Tao has joined Bird & Bird’s award-winning Aviation team as a managing associate based in the firm’s Shanghai office.

  7. Legal news
    08 April 2020
    COVID-19 and the travel industry: the battle between cash flow and consumer rights
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/global/covid-19-and-the-travel-industry-the-battle-between-cash-flow-and-consumer-rights

    As the travel industry is devastated by COVID-19, many businesses - especially airlines - have made headlines for their stance on consumer refunds . Our Travel team looks at the current regulatory regime surrounding ...

  8. Legal news
    26 March 2020
    COVID-19: Where to next for airlines and their investors?
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/global/covid19-where-to-next-for-airlines-and-their-investors

    With fleets around the world grounded, many airlines are facing the unprecedented prospect of either bankruptcy or nationalisation. Our Aviation team takes a look at the long term impact coronavirus will have on the ...

  9. Legal news
    29 July 2020
    Sustainable finance in aviation: what does the future hold?
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/global/sustainable-finance-in-aviation-what-does-the-future-hold

    As sustainability play a greater role in driving investment decisions in the aviation industry, our Aviation Finance team looks at the current position and explores what the future might look like.

  10. Legal news
    21 April 2020
    COVID-19 & the air transport and aerospace supply chain: a ten step guide
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/global/covid-19-and-the-air-transport-and-aerospace-supply-chain-a-ten-step-guide

    Our Aviation team look at the impact of COVID-19 on airlines, airline suppliers and the whole air transport supply chain, with a particular on how force majeure and frustration under English contract law applies, and ...