The newly updated European Union chapter of the Getting The Deal Through Air Transport guide provides a useful and succinct overview of the European Union regulatory framework applicable to the aviation sector.

It offers highly practical insights into the various European measures that regulate the industry relating to:

  • Aviation operations and market access (safety regulations, licensing, public service obligations, regulation of airfares)
  • Ownership and control (financial fitness, nationality)
  • Aircraft and airports (maintenance, economic regulation, access, slot allocation, ground handling, air traffic control)
  • Liability and accidents
  • Competition law and state aid
  • Consumer protection

The chapter also provides a summary of the recent measures adopted by the European Union to deal with the devastating effects the COVID-19 pandemic has had on the industry.

To download the chapter please see our client alert here.