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22 May 2019
Elizabeth Mireya Freidenberg Get off my plane! Court rejects damages claim by disruptive passengers

Argentina - Freidenberg Freidenberg & Lifsic

The Federal Court recently heard a case in which two passengers claimed damages from Aeromexico after they had been ordered to disembark an aircraft for being disruptive. The case provides an insight into the question of whether consumer protection law trumps flight security concerns.

Author: Elizabeth Mireya Freidenberg
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Oliver Nissen Opening of new Berlin Brandenburg International Airport at stake (again)

Germany - Arnecke Sibeth Dabelstein

Recent reports suggest that the need to remedy defects in a faulty fire prevention system and other construction faults will further delay the opening of the new Berlin Brandenburg International Airport. For example, an internal report by TÜV Rheinland detailed 11,519 deficiencies in the airport's emergency lighting and safety power supply cables, which were replaced after the failed opening in 2012.

Author: Oliver Nissen
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