Topic: Aviation and Aerospace

UK: UCTA’S EXEMPTION TAKES FLIGHT – Trident Turboprop (Dublin) Ltd v First Flight Couriers Ltd [2009] EWCA Civ 290

The Court of Appeal has held, in dismissing an appeal from summary judgment given in the Commercial Court, that lease agreements for aircraft can fall within the Unfair Contract Terms Act 1977’s (“UCTA”) exemption for ‘international supply contracts’, even if the contract does not specifically provide for the aircraft to be transported to another country. 

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Aviation Repair Company Files Lawsuit to Recover for Alleged Total Loss of its Leased Plane Engines Due to Confiscation by the Mexican Government

An aviation repair company recently filed a lawsuit in federal court in Florida seeking recovery from its insurance broker and Lloyds of London for their alleged failure to cover a purported loss of plane engines leased to a Mexican airline that were confiscated by the Mexican government. 

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