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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. Twobirds news
    23 January 2020
    Bird & Bird collect 'Equity Deal of the Year' at the 2020 Airline Economics Aviation 100 Awards in Dublin
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/press-releases/2020/united-kingdom/bird-and-bird-collect-equity-deal-of-the-year-at-the-2020-airline-economics-aviation-100-awards

    International law firm Bird & Bird collected 'Equity Deal of the Year' at the 2020 Airline Economics Aviation 100 Awards in Dublin this week for the 27-aircraft joint venture between CCB Leasing International and ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. Twobirds news
    27 March 2018
    Bird & Bird's Aviation Disputes team secures a US$90m payout for BOC Aviation in landmark case
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/press-releases/2018/uk/bird-and-birds-aviation-disputes-team-secures-90m-payout-for-boc-aviation-in-landmark-case

    Bird & Bird's Aviation Disputes team in London has successfully represented Singapore-based BOC Aviation and BOC Aviation, Ireland, in a landmark case against the now defunct Kingfisher Airlines Limited, and its parent ...

  8. 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.