Category Archives: Airlines

Aircraft Noise Regulation Must Be Revised to Protect the Public Health and Welfare

On February 6, 2015, an aviation industry trade group published a letter (http://bit.ly/1zLsrzR ) it had sent to the Secretary of Transportation and the FAA Administrator regarding, among other things, the recent events in Phoenix and exhorted the FAA in … Continue reading

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AMR/US Airways Antitrust Lawsuit Continues To Dominate Aviation Headlines

Top stories in Aviation and Airport News for August 15, 2013. AMR/US Airways Antitrust Suit Continues to be Aviation’s Top Story Everybody has an opinion as to what happened and why the DOJ filed its antitrust lawsuit and what it … Continue reading

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Aviation Stories We Have Been Following This Past Week

Here are some of the news stories we have been following this past week, July 22 – 26, 2013.  Most these were posted on Taber Law Group, P.C.’s Google+, Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter account.  Please follow us on one or … Continue reading

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Summary of Articles Posted on Asiana Flight 214 Crash

Here’s a summation of articles posted about the Asiana Flight 214 crash as of Monday, July 8, 2013. Regarding the pilot and aircraft: 1.            The pilot of the jet was in 777 training – had only 43 hours in the … Continue reading

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Court of Justice of the European Union Requires Compensation for Volcano Cancelled Flights

The Court of Justice of the European Union has delivered its final judgment in Case C-12/11, Denise McDonagh v Ryanair Ltd.  Full text of CJEU decision available here.  As was expected, the Court largely followed the opinion provided by Advocate … Continue reading

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FAA Proposes Civil Penalties Against Pinnacle Airlines and Trans States Airlines Totaling $908,000

On Monday, January 7, 2013, the Federal Aviation Administration stated that it has proposed to seek $908,000 in civil penalties against Memphis, Tennessee’s Pinnacle Airlines and Bridgeton, Missouri’s Trans States Airlines. The FAA said that it would seek $633,000 in … Continue reading

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Aviation Industry Pressure Succeeds: EU to Consider Suspending Airline Emissions Charge

On Tuesday, September 11, 2012, EU officials seemed to have bowed to the pressure exerted by China, India and the United States regarding the European Trading System (ETS) which would require airlines that fly to and from Europe to purchase … Continue reading

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