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27 January 2021
Llewellyn V Boyer-Cartwright Dawning of a new age: proposed legislation shapes future of aviation

Bahamas - HarleyJames

The introduction of three new bills will herald the dawning of a new age in aviation in The Bahamas and position the jurisdiction to attain the international recognition that it deserves. These bills – the Civil Aviation Bill, the Civil Aviation Authority Bill and the Air Navigation Services Authority Bill – address the issues arising from, and remedy the defects found in, the 2017 International Civil Aviation Organisation audit, the current Civil Aviation Act and the Civil Aviation (General) Regulations.

Author: Llewellyn V Boyer-Cartwright
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Laura Pierallini COVID-19-tested flights: an extra weapon in the fight against the pandemic

Italy - Studio Pierallini

Rome Fiumicino Airport is the first Italian airport, and one of the first worldwide, to have implemented a protocol to operate COVID-19-tested flights. Pursuant to the applicable ministerial decree, in order to be exempt from mandatory quarantine on arrival in Italy, passengers must show a certificate proving a negative molecular COVID-19 test or an antigen rapid test, carried out within 48 hours before the flight. Otherwise, they must undergo an antigen rapid test at the departure airport directly before boarding.

Authors: Laura Pierallini, Francesco Grassetti
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Sergi Giménez Binder The new normal? COVID-19 legislation: travel restrictions

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. A complex maze of laws, regulations, directives, recommendations and instructions has made it difficult to identify the obligations of air passengers. This article looks at the various travel restrictions which have been introduced in Spain to help combat the spread of COVID-19.

Author: Sergi Giménez Binder
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Sergi Giménez Binder The new normal? COVID-19 legislation: safety measures

Spain - Augusta Abogados

Author: Sergi Giménez Binder
Peggy Sharon Statutory damages under Aviation Services Law cannot be claimed in class actions

Israel - Levitan, Sharon & Co

Authors: Peggy Sharon, Keren Marco
David Heffernan DOT confirms that comfort animals are not service animals

USA - Cozen O'Connor

Authors: David Heffernan, Rachel Welford
Carlos P Martins Filing insurance certificates with Canadian Transportation Agency

Canada - WeirFoulds

Author: Carlos P Martins
Maria Lehtimäki Finnish aviation market update: sale and lease backs and COVID-19 sniffer dogs

Finland - Waselius & Wist

Authors: Maria Lehtimäki, Ville-Veikko Vänttinen
Laura Pierallini Transport Regulatory Authority introduces changes to airport charge models

Italy - Studio Pierallini

Author: Laura Pierallini