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Holland & Knight
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) on Aug. 3, 2002, issued a Request for Comments (RFC) on the possible issuance of minimum aircraft seat size requirements for...
Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz
Last week, the U.S. Department of Transportation announced that it is proposing a new rule that sets forth specific standards that define when airlines must provide refunds in...
Holland & Knight
The U.S. Supreme Court recently denied the California Trucking Association's (CTA) petition for certiorari related to a case involving federal preemption of California Assembly Bill 5 (AB-5)...
Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
As we first discussed in our March 21 advisory, on February 24, in response to the invasion by Russia of Ukraine, the US Department of Commerce, Bureau of Industry and Security issued new rules.
Wiley Rein
On July 29, 2022, the D.C. Circuit upheld the Federal Aviation Administration's (FAA) Remote ID Rule against a grab-bag of constitutional and procedural challenges brought by a drone...
Levine, Blaszak, Block & Boothby
There is an ongoing dispute between the FCC and the FAA that revolves around wireless carriers' use of C-Band spectrum to deliver new 5G services, and the aviation industry's use of nearby spectrum for a critical safety system – the radio altimeter.
Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP
On June 30, 2022 – the final day of the October 2021 term – the U.S. Supreme Court declined to review whether California's worker classification law runs afoul of the Federal Aviation...
Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP
The U.S. Supreme Court granted certiorari in Mallory v. Norfolk Southern Railway Co. to resolve the question of "whether the Due Process Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment prohibits a ...
Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP
A District Court in Texas recently denied a plaintiff's motion to remand because the Montreal Convention preempted the claims for damages due to a delayed flight.
Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP
On April 19, 2018, a 2001 Cirrus SR22 G1 crashed in Pennsylvania, resulting in the death of the pilot and passenger on board. Plaintiff, the widow of the deceased passenger, sued the flight instruction school and ...
Benesch Friedlander Coplan & Aronoff
Unfortunately, today, June 30, 2022, the U.S. Supreme Court delivered a deeply disappointing loss to the transportation industry and supply chain interests
Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP
A Montana federal district court has found contacts with the forum state merely "relating to" the cause of action are sufficient to support the exercise of specific personal jurisdiction over a foreign helicopter manufacturer.
Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP
Jennifer Moore commenced litigation against British Airways to recover for injuries sustained as she was disembarking a British Airways flight from Boston, Massachusetts to London, England on September 14, 2018...
Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP
In Olympic Air, Inc. v. Helicopter Tech. Co., the District Court for the Western District of Washington struck a National Transportation Safety Board report and portions of an expert's declaration that relied on it.
Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP
Unruly passenger behavior resulting in investigations by the FAA has increased to more than 5,000 reports in 2021. One such incident involved frustrated passengers who assisted an off duty U.S. Marshall...
Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP
In Fuentes v. Classica Cruise Operator Ltd., plaintiff alleged that a co-passenger attacked him, causing him to suffer injuries while disembarking from an international cruise.
Womble Bond Dickinson
If you have ventured out on the road in your car recently (and aren't driving an EV), then there is little doubt you have grimaced at the gas pump. Driven by eye-popping inflation...
Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP
(June 27, 2022) - The patchwork of state laws that impact transportation-related claims can create substantial headaches for companies that operate across state lines.
Cooley LLP
Airlines for America, which represents major airlines, already questioned to pact in a letter to the FAA.
Mayer Brown
On June 21, 2022, at its 78th Annual Meeting in Doha, the International Air Transport Association (IATA) called for governments to urgently put in place large-scale incentives to rapidly expand...
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