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An interview with Jeffrey Shane (part two)

Features – 23 February 2017

In part two of his interview with GTDT Aviation Law News, Jeffrey Shane, general counsel at IATA, spoke about the effect of Donald Trump on the aviation industry, how litigation can help shape the market, and what legal trends he expects to develop ahead of 2018.

Airlines call on EASA to give input in compensation claims

News – 23 February 2017

The European Aviation Safety Agency should intervene in individual flight delay or cancellation compensation claims, to sway court decisions that may otherwise negatively influence airline safety considerations, the European Regions Airline Association has said.

Comair wins damages against South African Airlines

News – 23 February 2017

A South African court has decided the country’s second successful antitrust follow-on damages claim, ordering South African Airlines to pay 1.16 billion rand (€84 million) to rival Comair, which operates as British Airways in the country.

Winston & Strawn grows in New York

News – 23 February 2017

Aviation finance specialist Deepak Reddy has joined the partnership at Winston & Strawn in New York, after relocating from Dentons.

Arrivals and Departures (23 February)

News – 23 February 2017

Ashfords has hired air accident litigation expert Jim Morris as head of the UK firm’s aviation practice.

The Round-up (23 February)

The Round-up – 23 February 2017

News in brief from across the globe... This week, an Irish court refused to quash claims by Ryanair that Google infringed competition law, easyJet is considering applying for EU air operating permits in Portugal or Austria, while in the US, lawmakers are pushing for new regulation to improve cockpit safety.

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