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Aviation

18 September 2019
Elizabeth Mireya Freidenberg Airlines challenge fines by immigration office

Argentina - Freidenberg Freidenberg & Lifsic

It is not unusual for immigration authorities to pursue airlines for infringements of the passenger documentation requirements which travellers must meet in order to enter a country. Argentina is no exception and the Immigration Authority (DNM) has been incentivised to detect passenger documentation infringements and collect fines from air carriers. However, a number of recent decisions regarding the DNM's imposition of fines in such cases could mark a turning point with regard to this issue.

Author: Elizabeth Mireya Freidenberg
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Carsten Vyvers Air fares can be displayed in multiple currencies

Germany - Arnecke Sibeth Dabelstein

The Federal Court of Justice recently requested a preliminary ruling from the European Court of Justice on the question of whether airlines are in principle entitled to choose the currencies in which their air fares are listed. Under EU law, airlines that offer flights departing from EU airports must list passenger fares; however, whether airlines have the right to choose the currencies of said listings required further clarity.

Author: Carsten Vyvers
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