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Aviation

06 February 2019
Pierre D Frühling Legislation on passenger name records amended

Belgium - HFW

The Council of Ministers recently approved preliminary draft legislation amending the Passenger Data Processing Act. Among other things, the proposed changes concern the protection of individuals with regard to the processing of personal data, data exchanges and the cross-checking of passenger data following the identification of suspicious passengers. The changes aim to bring the act into line with the EU General Data Protection Regulation.

Authors: Pierre D Frühling, Stéphanie Golinvaux
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Andreas Fankhauser Switzerland and United Kingdom sign post-Brexit bilateral air transport agreement

Switzerland - Proton Legal LLC

Amid tumultuous Brexit developments, the Swiss and UK authorities recently signed a new bilateral air transport agreement to ensure the continuation of flights between the two countries post-Brexit. Switzerland can apply the new agreement provisionally, pending its entry into force following an exchange of diplomatic notes confirming each country's fulfilment of internal procedures for committing to the agreement. The Swiss government may finalise the new agreement without prior parliamentary approval.

Author: Andreas Fankhauser
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William Walsh California federal court declares drones are aircraft

USA - Cozen O'Connor

A recent decision from the Central District of California in Philadelphia Indemnity Insurance Company v Hollycal Production, Inc is somewhat groundbreaking in its significance, primarily because it is the first to address in a precedential context the long-held assumption that drones are, in fact, aircraft.

Author: William Walsh
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