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Wells Fargo Trust Company, National Association (trustee) v VB Leaseco Pty Ltd (Administrators appointed) [2020] FCA 1269

Background/Facts The First and Second Lessors are respectively the legal and beneficial owners of four aircraft jet engines used on…

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Court of Appeal keeps the (overhead locker) door closed on airline liability claim – Salih v Emirates [2020] NSWCA 215

The New South Wales Court of Appeal recently upheld a District Court decision that an overhead locker striking the plaintiff’s…

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Aviation Bulletin – July 2020

Welcome to the latest edition of the HWL Ebsworth Aviation Bulletin. We are delighted to bring you content addressing a…

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Aviation Bulletin – January 2020

Welcome to the latest edition of the HWL Ebsworth Aviation Bulletin. We are delighted to bring you content addressing a…

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Liability limits increased for domestic air carriage in Australia and Montreal Limits on the increase

On 1 August 2019, Matthew Brooks and Simon Liddy wrote about the Australian Government’s proposal to increase the liability limits…

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Liability limits on the increase for domestic air carriage in Australia – Civil Aviation (Carrier's Liability) Regulations 2019

In 2018, the Australian Government undertook a preliminary review of the Civil Aviation (Carrier’s Liability) Act 1959 (the Act), with the view to…

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