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OnDemand Aviation industry trends – Argentina
Freidenberg Freidenberg & Lifsic
  • Argentina
  • 27 May 2020

The introduction of a 30% tax on international flight tickets for Argentine residents looks set to be a major challenge for the country's already struggling aviation industry. In addition, the future of Argentina's low-cost airline market is in doubt due to its inability to capitalise on the fall in fuel prices due to high inflation and devaluation of the Argentine peso. This video discusses these issues as well as the potential effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on airport business in Argentina.

OnDemand Aviation industry trends – Brazil
Basch & Rameh
  • Brazil
  • 15 April 2020

The fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic looks set to cast a long shadow over the Brazilian aviation sector in 2020. The government has announced plans to assist airlines, but the possible relief efforts look set to affect Brazil's adherence to the Cape Town Convention and the Montreal Convention. This video examines these relief measures as well as Brazil's electronic filing system, which has come into its own during the COVID-19 lockdown.

OnDemand Aviation industry trends – The Bahamas
Klonaris & Co
  • Bahamas
  • 01 April 2020

Continued work on the creation of an aircraft registry, the ratification of the Cape Town Convention and preparation for the next International Civil Aviation Organisation audit scheduled for Spring 2021 are the main trends affecting the Bahamian aviation industry in 2020. This video discuss these developments as well as the potential impact of COVID-19.

OnDemand Aviation industry trends – Germany
Arnecke Sibeth Dabelstein
  • Germany
  • 18 March 2020

Digitisation looks set to be a major trend in the German aviation industry in 2020 with respect to aircraft finance transactions, aircraft registration and mortgage registration. Further, Parliament has allocated funds to promote the development of synthetic fuels as part of the aviation sector's sustainability efforts. This video discusses these issues as well as the potential impact of the coronavirus outbreak on the German aviation industry.

OnDemand Rise of the drones
Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • USA
  • 10 February 2016

Advances in drone and camera equipment have made consumer drones widely available at a low cost. In the United States, these technological advances have far outpaced the relevant legal framework. In attempting to develop and implement a regulatory scheme that safely integrates drones into the national airspace system, the Federal Aviation Administration faces tremendous challenges to set up a system which addresses many different concerns.

OnDemand Rise of the drones
Baumgartner Mächler
  • Switzerland
  • 13 January 2016

Switzerland has been reluctant to approach the integration of drones into the aviation system in a comprehensive manner. The Aviation Ordinance and the Ordinance on Special Category Aircraft are the national legal instruments apply to drones operating in Swiss airspace.

OnDemand Rise of the drones
Bersenas Jacobsen Chouest Thomson Blackburn LLP
  • Canada
  • 23 December 2015

Canada has undertaken several consultation processes and updates to the drone regulatory system in the last decade in recognition of the growth in both the commercial and recreational use of this technology. In addition to proposed new regulations addressing the safe operation of drones, the Office of the Privacy Commissioner recently addressed the privacy concerns that have been raised by their increased use.

OnDemand Rise of the drones
George Etomi & Partners
  • Nigeria
  • 16 December 2015

Civil aviation in Nigeria is governed by the Civil Aviation Act. However, the Civil Aviation Act does not specifically provide for drones and they are not required to be registered. The use of drones for leisure and commercial purposes has yet to become widespread in Nigeria, which may be a reason why there has been no significant legislative enactment covering it.

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