The Aviation Law Prof Blog is edited by Brian F. Havel, Professor Law at DePaul University College of Law and Intern’l Aviation Law Institute; Michael S. Jacobs, Professor Law at DePaul University College of Law and Intern’l Aviation Law Institute; and Gabriel Sanchez, FedEx/United Airlines Resident and Research Fellow at Intern’l Aviation Law Institute.
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Earlier this week, UPS reached an agreement to purchase Netherlands-based delivery services company TNT Express. Given the acquisition presumably includes TNT's air cargo services, the deal will need to comply with the ownership and control rules established in Annex of...
Airport capacity is a serious concern in the United Kingdom, especially following the controversial cancellation of plans to expand Heathrow. See Aviation Law Prof Blog, March 5, 2012 (available here). UK Prime Minister David Cameron touched on alternatives in a...
India is set to become the second State to instruct carriers not to comply with European Union officials in regards to the Emissions Trading Scheme. See Anurag Kotoky, India to Ask Airlines to Shun EU Carbon Scheme, Reuters, March 19,...
A story from Reuters today provides more details on the four regulatory approaches being considered by ICAO to solve the global impasse over emissions regulation. See Allison Martell, ICAO Sees Difficult Path to Airline Emissions Plan, Reuters, March 16, 2012...
The International Aviation Law Institute's journal, Issues in Aviation Law and Policy (IALP), has produced its first-ever special edition. The edition contains transcripts of the first three interviews from the Institute's acclaimed "Conversations with Aviation Leaders" oral history series. The...
An appellate body of the World Trade Organization (WTO) has issued its report on allegations that Boeing received illegal subsidies in the form of municipal bonds and tax breaks as well as federal contracts, and, as has been typical throughout...
Aircraft manufacturer Airbus, along with several EU carriers including the three largest, Air France-KLM, IAG and Lufthansa, released letters yesterday urging EU leaders to suspend unilateral action regarding aviation emissions until a global agreement had been reached. See Press Release,...
International Airlines Group (IAG) reportedly offered to relinquish slots at Heathrow airport to expedite regulatory approval of its planned purchase of BMI British Midland, and by doing so extended the deadline for the European Commission to render its initial decision...
Australia's Qantas has broken off partnership talks with Malaysia Airlines. See Matt O'Sullivan, Qantas Shelves Asia Airline Plan, Sydney Morning Herald, March 10, 2012 (available here). The two companies had been discussing a joint venture to establish a new carrier...
Blog readers might be interested in The Economic Regulation of a European Hub Airport: An Iron Triangle?, by Philippe Villard (available from SSRN here). From the abstract: This article examines the economic regulation of a hub European airport and the...