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27 May 2020
Juan Manuel Llobera Bevilaqua Aviation industry trends – Argentina

Argentina - Freidenberg Freidenberg & Lifsic


The introduction of a 30% tax on international flight tickets for Argentine residents looks set to be a major challenge for the country's already struggling aviation industry. In addition, the future of Argentina's low-cost airline market is in doubt due to its inability to capitalise on the fall in fuel prices due to high inflation and devaluation of the Argentine peso. This video discusses these issues as well as the potential effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on airport business in Argentina.

Author: Juan Manuel Llobera Bevilaqua
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Rachel Welford DOT issues new guidance regarding airlines' obligation to provide passenger refunds

USA - Cozen O'Connor

Passengers who no longer wish to travel due to COVID-19 concerns or who have had their flights cancelled are demanding refunds from airlines. Airlines, on the other hand, are grappling with a difficult truth: if they refund all tickets, including those purchased under the condition of being non-refundable or those cancelled by a passenger, this will result in negative cash balances that will lead to bankruptcy.

Author: Rachel Welford
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