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Monarch collapse triggers calls for UK airline insolvency reforms

News – 12 October 2017

UK lawmakers are considering potential reforms that would allow airlines to continue operating on a temporary basis after becoming insolvent, following the collapse of Monarch Airlines, the UK’s fifth-largest carrier.

Australian safety regulator says drones “cannot be managed”

News – 12 October 2017

A senior official at Australia’s Civil Aviation Safety Authority has said the agency is struggling to regulate drone use, warning that the rapid advance and increasing sophistication of such technology “cannot be managed”.

English judge trims air cargo claims

News – 12 October 2017

Mrs Justice Vivien Rose has ruled that victims of the air cargo cartel cannot claim damages for collusion that affected certain routes before EU Regulation 1/2003 became effective in 2004.

Airline GC calls for regulation of non-revenue flights

News – 12 October 2017

New rules covering non-revenue flights are needed to address the disproportionate number of aviation accidents that occur during test and lease deliveries, Air New Zealand’s former general counsel told the IBA Annual Conference in Sydney.

ICAO drops Thailand safety concerns

News – 12 October 2017

The International Civil Aviation Organization has lifted restrictions imposed against Thai carriers, after removing a red flag identifying significant safety concerns in the country’s aviation industry.

The Round-up (12 October)

The Round-up – 12 October 2017

News in brief from across the globe... This week, the US Department of Commerce increased the preliminary retaliatory import duties it has imposed on Bombardier to 300%. Elsewhere, aviation regulators in Belgium and Italy are pursuing probes against Ryanair for allegedly breaching domestic consumer laws after the low-cost carrier cancelled thousands of flights.

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