At LILF we have an experienced and multidisciplinary team in Aviation Law, specialised in providing comprehensive advice in the sector. Our team is made up of specialist industry lawyers who provide solutions at the best price.
We also work together with the different areas of law to develop cross-cutting solutions in matters that affect companies in the sector. We are aware of the challenges faced by aviation professionals, and we know how to provide the best response to them.
It is no coincidence that aviation law frequently incorporates national, European and international legislation, as well as regulations with a strong technical content, both binding and non-binding. In turn, aviation law extends its effects to all areas of the legal system: civil, commercial, labour, tax, criminal and administrative law and for this reason we work under the principles of team study of cases and, above all, Global Effectiveness.
These criteria of efficiency focused on the needs of the client is particularly essential in these times of crisis. COVID 19 has had a profound impact on the aviation industry, causing the loss of thousands of jobs in the sector and making it necessary for AESA to intervene in order to alleviate the requirements for the maintenance of licences, ratings and certificates for aircrew.
European governments have also come to the rescue of airline operators by granting large amounts of public aid, which have given rise to controversy as to their compatibility with European law.
The loss of passengers has been such that the requirements for the use of slots contained in European regulations have been suspended and the airport operator AENA SME has been forced to first suspend and then freeze the amount of airport charges.
In terms of the transport contract, the possibility for passengers to take out health insurance adapted to the current situation, the transparency and flexibility in refunding tickets cancelled by COVID and the flexibility in the conditions of the transport contract have been key for the airlines in retaining passengers.
In return, there has been a boom in private aviation and maintenance services and an unstoppable move towards sustainable aviation.
At CLUSTER LUPICINIO we follow the aviation industry in detail, and we are ready to react together to provide the best solution.