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Brazil Launches Airport Privatisations
After much discussion over the last few years and pressure from the aviation industry, the Brazilian government announced in May its plans to privatise 3 of the country's largest airports, Guarulhos and Viracopos, both in Sao Paulo and Juscelino Kubitschek airport in the capital, Brasilia.
Brazil
9 Aug 2011
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Cheaper Access To Space As Insurance Requirements Reduced
As of 4 July 2011, the licensing insurance requirements under the UK Outer Space Act 1986 (OSA) have been reduced to €60 million from £100 million.
UK
8 Jul 2011
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Concorde Crash Conviction
A French court has found Houston-based Continental Airlines guilty of involuntary manslaughter for its part in the 2000 Concorde crash which killed 113 people.
UK
9 Dec 2010
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The Health of the UK Space Industry and the Prescription To Make It Healthier
The UK Space Agency recently published a report on "The Size and Health of the UK Space Industry, the findings of which are of particular interest to show how the sector has been affected by the current recession, and to illustrate the significance of the sector for the UK economy.
UK
1 Dec 2010
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Collapse of OFT's Case Against One Current and Three Former BA Executives
The Office of Fair Trading (OFT) announced on 10 May 2010 that it has dropped its criminal proceedings against one current and three former executives of British Airways (BA) following a significant collapse in the prosecution’s evidence.
UK
17 May 2010
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Manslaughter Charges - French Concorde Crash Trial Begins
Five individuals and Continental Airlines have appeared on manslaughter charges as the trial relating to the crash of an Air France Concorde began on Tuesday this week.
UK
5 Feb 2010
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BAA Successful In "Apparent Bias" Challenge To CC's Airport Findings
The Competition Appeal Tribunal (CAT) has decided in BAA’s favour regarding allegations of apparent bias on the part of one of the Competition Commission (CC) group conducting the inquiry into BAA’s supply of airport services in the UK.
UK
23 Dec 2009
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Deadline Approaching For Ukrainian Aircraft Operators Under The EU ETS
By 31st August 2009, Ukrainian aircraft operators, operating flights to and from EU airports which are included into the European Emissions Trading Scheme (EU ETS) will have to submit their tonne-kilometres monitoring plan to the competent authority of their respective administering EU Member State.
Ukraine
17 Aug 2009
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CC’s Provisional Findings In Airports Market Inquiry
On 20 August 2008 the Competition Commission (CC) announced its provisional findings in the airports market inquiry.
UK
21 Aug 2008
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Aviation Reinsurance: Jurisdiction And Binding Settlements
In a recent case the Court of Appeal considered the requirements for a settlement to be binding. The case demonstrates some of the real practical difficulties that can be encountered by London market reinsurers in cross-jurisdictional aviation insurance claims where the original policy and reinsurance contract are both subject to foreign law and jurisdiction.
UK
25 Jan 2008
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Insurance/Reinsurance: Settlement Agreements
A recent High Court decision in the on-going case between the Korean National Insurance Corporation (“KNIC”) and its reinsurers highlighted:
UK
26 Sep 2007
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OFT Imposes Largest Ever Fine For Breaching Competition Law
On 1 August 2007 the Office of Fair Trading (OFT) announced it has imposed a fine of £121.5 million on British Airways (BA) for price fixing, contrary to UK competition law. BA has admitted colluding with Virgin Atlantic on the level of fuel surcharges for long haul passenger flights.
UK
7 Aug 2007
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First insurance scheme sanction by English Court since BAIC
The judge who refused to sanction the British Aviation Insurance Company Limited (BAIC) Scheme, has now sanctioned a Scheme promoted by 18 Dutch insurance companies. This is the first Scheme to be sanctioned by the English Court since the BAIC judgment in July 2005.
UK
3 Oct 2005
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BAIC Scheme of Arrangement: sanction refused
Judgment in the case of the British Aviation Insurance Company Limited ("BAIC") was given on 21 July 2005. The judge refused to sanction the scheme of arrangement proposed by BAIC to its creditors under section 425 of the Companies Act 1985.
UK
4 Aug 2005
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