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A new “Passenger Bill of Rights” and other potential legislative changes affecting the Canadian airline industry

Bill C-49, the Transportation Modernization Act (the “Act”), had its 2nd reading in the House of Commons on June 19, 2017.  The Act consists of a package of amendments to the Canada Transportation Act, S.C. 1996, c. 10, as well … Continue reading

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Airline Pilot Buzzes Tower Top Gun Style

In a move that had everyone shaking heads and thinking that someone has seen Top Gun too many times, an Air Berlin pilot elected to do a fly-by of the airport tower.   The fly-by involved a close approach on landing, … Continue reading

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Airline not liable for passenger's deplaning injury caused by fellow passenger

Goodwin v. British Airways Plc (D. Mass. Aug. 8, 2011). The plaintiff had traveled on a British Airways flight from London to Paris. She alleged in her complaint that, while deplaning, she lost her balance, one of her feet slid … Continue reading

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Airline Passenger Reports a Cookie Monster On Borad

Most ridiculous story of the 9/11 Fear Brigade yet. Read the whole thing. My response to that passenger? If you're that nervous about flying, why not stay home? Read more detail on Recent Criminal Law Posts –

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H.R. 1867: To amend title IV of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 to require the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation, in the case of airline pilots who are required by regulation to retire at age 60, to compute the actuarial value of mo

by P.J. Blount with the blog faculty H.R. 1867: To amend title IV of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 to require the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation, in the case of airline pilots who are required by regulation … Continue reading

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