Category Archives: Aviation Law

Aviation law news articles, reiews, notes and blog examples.

DOT enforces consumer-friendly interpretation of Montreal Convention baggage liability provisions

As previously reported, on March 26, 2009 DOT issued a "Guidance on Airline Baggage Liability and Responsibilities of Code-Share Partners Involving International Itineraries" that states in part as follows: "Although carriers may wish to have tariff terms that prohibit passengers … Continue reading

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EMS Helicopter – Airplane Mid-Air at Shenandoah Valley Airport

The EMS helicopter was returning to Shenandoah Valley Regional Airport in Virginia, having dropped off a patient in nearby Charlottesville. Reports differ on whether the Cessna was departing the airport or returning to the airport for landing. The Cessna and … Continue reading

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ESA Unable To Secure Commitment for ISS Extension

by Sara M. Langston with the blog faculty Source: Space News PONTE VEDRA, Fla. – The European Space Agency (ESA) was unable to win its member governments' approval of NASA's proposed five-year extension of operations of the international space station … Continue reading

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Kahn's Lessons From Deregulation

Lessons From Deregulation: Telecommunications and Airlines After the Crunch (Brookings Inst. Press, 2003), one of Alfred Kahn's last works, is available online free of charge here. From the abstract: Over the last several years, the value of stocks in both… … Continue reading

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"That can't be too hard to undo"

NASA's current predicament-being required to spend money during the ongoing series of continuing resolutions on elements of Constellation effectively canceled by the NASA authorization act-has gotten the attention of one member of Congress, but with the potential for undesired consequences … Continue reading

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