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05 December 2018
Elizabeth Mireya Freidenberg Qatar Airways struck with fine over breach of contract

Argentina - Freidenberg Freidenberg & Lifsic

Carriers' commitment to travel at certain times implies a duty of extreme diligence to respect the terms of their offer and such commitment is essential to those who use their services. A first-instance court recently declared that Qatar Airways breached its transport contract and the obligations to its passengers following the delay and cancellation of one of its flights from Sao Paulo to Buenos Aires.

Author: Elizabeth Mireya Freidenberg
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Robert F Foster DOT convenes sexual misconduct working group for Aviation Consumer Protection Advisory Committee

USA - Cozen O'Connor

The US Department of Transportation recently announced the reconstitution of the Aviation Consumer Protection Advisory Committee (ACPAC), including a new subcommittee: the National In-Flight Sexual Misconduct Task Force. The first ACPAC meeting will be held in January 2019 to discuss best practices and protocols for air carriers relating to sexual assault handling, reporting and data collection on board commercial aircraft.

Author: Robert F Foster
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Peggy Sharon Aviation Services Law does not apply to domestic flights outside Israel

Israel - Levitan, Sharon & Co

Authors: Peggy Sharon, Keren Marco
Oliver Nissen Munich Airport expansion suspended following state elections

Germany - Arnecke Sibeth Dabelstein

Author: Oliver Nissen
David Heffernan Consumer protection following introduction of Federal Aviation Administration Reauthorisation Act

USA - Cozen O'Connor

Authors: David Heffernan, Robert F Foster
Carlos P Martins Court finds in favour of Air Canada in denied boarding compensation case

Canada - Bersenas Jacobsen Chouest Thomson Blackburn LLP

Authors: Carlos P Martins, Emma Romano
Nicolai Vella Falzon Aircraft lessors' rights

Malta - Fenech & Fenech Advocates

Author: Nicolai Vella Falzon