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LeClairRyan

The SAFETY Act and Horizon Air

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A few days ago, Richard Russell, a 29 year old airline ground employee, got in a 76 seat commercial aircraft and took off from a crowded airport. Many people expressed surprise that he was able to accomplish this feat given...more

Garvey Schubert Barer

OTA & Travel Distribution Update - Industry stakeholders in Australia embrace new distribution model; Hyatt's new loyalty...

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Corporate Travel Sector Eyes a New Distribution Model Down Under - Skift Travel News on Aug 2, 2018 - Qantas, Serko, and Corporate Travel Management are leading the charge towards new distribution capability adoption...more

Seyfarth Shaw LLP

Service Animals Vs. Emotional Support Animals: Ferreting Out The Truth

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Seyfarth Synopsis: Is it a service animal or an emotional support animal? Do I have to allow both? How to tell one from the other, and the rules that apply....more

Bass, Berry & Sims PLC

Privacy Perils: Hackers Flying with Stolen Airline Miles

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A report issued by cyber security firm Shape Security has indicated that 90% of the global login traffic on e-commerce websites is initiated by hackers. The airline industry is also under attack, with approximately 60% of...more

LeClairRyan

Ten Years Later and $30 Million Less: SEATAC is NOT Vicariously Liable

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The Washington State Supreme Court issued its long awaited decision in Afoa v. Port of Seattle last week. The Court rejected a lower court decision that had the effect of making an airport automatically liable for the...more

FordHarrison

#MeToo at 30,000 Feet: The Unique Challenges the Anti-Harassment Movement Poses for the Airline Industry

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The #MeToo movement has now touched nearly every U.S. workplace, and the airline industry is no exception. The impact of the anti-harassment movement on airlines, however, is unique because of the independent nature of much...more

Seyfarth Shaw LLP

Fasten Your Seat Belts: California Revisiting Oracle in Airline Cases

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On July 12, 2018, the California Supreme Court agreed to address questions posed by the Ninth Circuit about whether California Labor Code provisions apply to an out-of-state employer whose employees work part of their time in...more

Thomas Fox

The FCPA Corporate Enforcement Policy in Action-Part II

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How should a compliance practitioner use the information from these three Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) enforcement actions going forward? Do the differing results in these three enforcement actions (Dun & Bradstreet...more

Thomas Fox

The FCPA Corporate Enforcement Policy in Action-Part I

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We had three major Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) cases resolved in Q2 2018. They all reached different resolutions under the new FCPA Corporate Enforcement Policy and the new anti-piling on policy....more

Benesch

Mental Distress for Airline Lawyers - The Sixth Circuit's Decision in Doe v. Etihad

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In Doe v. Etihad Airways, P.J.S.C., the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit radically altered the scope of an air carrier’s liability under the Montreal Convention, the international treaty controlling an air...more

SmithAmundsen LLC

The Final Nail In The Coffin For Private Lawsuits Under The ACAA?

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The Air Carrier Access Act (ACAA) of 1986 generally prohibits airlines from discriminating against disabled passengers. For a time, courts presumed that the ACAA also allowed passengers claiming discrimination to directly sue...more

Benesch

Northern District of California Dismisses Claim Against Lufthansa

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In Wendelberger v. Deutsch Lufthansa AG, No. 18-cv-01055, 2018 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 88532 (N.D. Cal. May 25, 2018), the Northern District of California recently dismissed a claim against Deutsch Lufthansa AG (“Lufthansa”) on the...more

Robins Kaplan LLP

Your Daily Dose of Financial News

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New York’s Department of Financial Services has reached an agreement with Deutsche Bank that will see the German firm pay $205 million as part of a settlement to resolve state banking law violations over its Forex operations....more

Garvey Schubert Barer

OTA & Travel Distribution Update - Final review of anti-trust allegations against hoteliers; Guest ownership as spoils of today's...

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This week’s OTA & Travel Distribution Update for the week ending June 8, 2018 is below. This week’s Update is a lengthy one and includes our sixth and final installment of our series in anti-trust challenges to hoteliers’...more

Thomson Reuters Financial & Risk

Charting an Olympics dividend for airline shares

In the run-up to the past three Winter Olympics, flag carrier airline shares in the host country have soared. The concluding part of our series uses charting from Thomson Reuters Eikon to highlight this Games premium....more

Thomson Reuters Financial & Risk

Do airline shares fly during an Olympics host bid?

With the choice of the 2026 Winter Olympics host country due next year, charts available on Thomson Reuters Eikon show the impact that previous IOC bid processes have had on share prices at flag carrier airlines....more

Garvey Schubert Barer

OTA & Travel Distribution Update - Reservation re-sales in the news again; Google's "Reserve" functionality gaining users; Renewed...

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This week’s OTA & Travel Distribution Update features a variety of stories, including renewed federal efforts to legislate third-party booking engines’ disclosure requirements. Enjoy....more

Garvey Schubert Barer

OTA & Travel Distribution Update - Gripes with restrictions on using trademarks as keyword search terms; Airlines' introduction of...

by Garvey Schubert Barer on

This week’s OTA & Travel Distribution Update for the week ending May 25 is below. This week’s Update features a variety of stories, including one of our first (of many more likely to come) on the changing world of airline...more

Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP

Changes En Route: Bill C-49 Becomes Law, Canadian Airlines Get New Ownership Rules

On May 23, 2018, the Transportation Modernization Act (Bill C-49) came into force, making several important amendments to the Canada Transportation Act (Act). Bill C-49 aims to grow the transportation industry, modernize the...more

Holland & Knight LLP

Eleventh Circuit Affirms ADA Preemption of Class Action Claims That Restrict Air Ambulance Operator's Prices

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• Airline Deregulation Act (ADA) preempts class action claims seeking to enforce Florida statute that limits an air ambulance operator's prices by prohibiting balance billing of unpaid invoices. • McCarran-Ferguson Act...more

White & Case LLP

EU Court annuls the Commission rejection of Lufthansa's request to waive merger commitments

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On 16 May 2018, the General Court annulled the Commission’s decision rejecting Lufthansa's request for a waiver of commitments it had given when it acquired Swiss in 2005. The Court faulted the Commission for not carrying out...more

Garvey Schubert Barer

OTA & Travel Distribution Update - Vertical vs. horizontal restraints on trade; Despegar's product diversification; TUI's...

by Garvey Schubert Barer on

Our weekly client OTA & Travel Distribution Update for the week ending May 11, 2018 is below. This week’s Update features a variety of stories, including the third installment in our six-part series dissecting recent...more

Howard Ankin

Workers’ Compensation for Airline Employees

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When airline workers are injured or become ill because of airplane crashes, turbulence, or other work-related incidents both on and off of the plane, they may be entitled to workers’ compensation benefits. ...more

LeClairRyan

Summer Flying, Emergencies and Temporary Flight Restrictions

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Summer is nearly upon us, bringing with it good weather for flying your unmanned aircraft. Summer also brings, however, an increase in certain types of natural disasters, such as wildfires, hurricanes, and storms that...more

Cozen O'Connor

May 2018 Update on Significant DOT, FAA, and Other Federal Agencies’ Aviation-Related Regulatory Actions

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This edition of the Cozen O’Connor Aviation Regulatory Update discusses the U.S. House of Representatives’ passage of a five-year Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) reauthorization bill, the FAA’s Airworthiness Directives...more

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