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Aviation

13 January 2021
Peggy Sharon Statutory damages under Aviation Services Law cannot be claimed in class actions

Israel - Levitan, Sharon & Co

In August 2020 the Central District Court dismissed several requests for the certification of class actions which had been filed against different airlines on the basis that statutory damages under the Aviation Services Law cannot be claimed in class actions. In all of the cases, the airlines' main argument was that according to the Class Action Law, the court cannot award compensation where proof of damage is not required.

Authors: Peggy Sharon, Keren Marco
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Sergi Giménez Binder The new normal? COVID-19 legislation: subsidies, consumer protection and air transport

Spain - Augusta Abogados

Since the World Health Organisation declared the COVID-19 outbreak a pandemic on 11 March 2020, governments worldwide have made significant efforts to cope with this unforeseen situation and control the spread of the virus. As a result, a complex maze of laws, regulations, directives, recommendations and instructions has made it difficult to identify the obligations of air passengers.

Author: Sergi Giménez Binder
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