Category Archives: Litigation

Judge Dismisses the City of Santa Monica’s Action Regarding the Santa Monica Municipal Airport.

Judge John F. Walter of the Central District of California granted the Federal Aviation Administration’s Motion to Dismiss the City of Santa Monica’s lawsuit regarding whether the City had to continue to operate the airport as an airport.  (Download a … 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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FAA Can Require Helicopters to Fly the North Route Along Long Island, D.C. Circuit Holds

On Friday, July 12, 2013, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit held that the Federal Aviation Administration could require that helicopters use a route one mile off the north shore of Long Island for the purpose of … Continue reading

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DOT Secretary Says All 149 Contract Towers Can Stay Open Through September 2013

Secretary of Transportation, Ray LaHood, just announced that the Federal Aviation Administration will provide funding for the 149 contract Air Traffic Control Towers that were slated for closure as a result of the sequester will remain open at least through … Continue reading

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Pittsfield Charter Township and Committee For Preserving Community Quality, Inc. File Petition with Secretary of Transportation Demanding an End to Funding for Runway Extension at Ann Arbor Municipal Airport

On January 28, 2013, Pittsfield Charter Township, Michigan, and Committee for Preserving Community Quality, Inc., filed a Petition with the U.S. Secretary of Transportation demanding an end to federal funding of an extension of the main runway at Ann Arbor … 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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