Plane-ly Spoken

Insightful commentary on regulation and litigation impacting the aviation industry

Complimentary Webinar Thursday, June 23, 2022 | 1 pm ET | 10 am PT Now that 2022 is half over, and the pandemic appears to be winding down, it is time to review this year’s major developments in aviation and take a look ahead at how the rest of the year is shaping up. There has been no shortage of controversial issues in commercial aviation so far this year.  The rollout of the 5G communications…
Counter-drone technology is being developed and deployed by governmental agencies at an increasing rate.  In light of this, the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure and its Subcommittee on Aviation requested that the Department of Transportation Inspector General (IG) examine how the FAA has been handling these developments and the potential impact counter-drone technology might have on the national airspace system.  The IG released its report into the matter last week, and found that the…
Time is running out if you want to attend our 16th Annual Aviation Symposium. The fully virtual event is set to take off Tuesday, Feb 1. Please register today to enjoy: A magical appearance by world famous illusionist David Copperfield A keynote address by The Honorable Jennifer Homendy, NTSB Chair A discussion led by Andrew Levy — Founder, Chairman and CEO of Avelo Airlines — on how to build an airline during a pandemic A…
Manifest Update: AveloCEO Joins Roster of Symposium Speakers February 1-3, 2022 As we near our destination, we want to make sure you have everything you need for a smooth landing at the Symposium. View and download our updated agenda, which now features Andrew Levy, founder, chairman and CEO of Avelo Airlines, who will lead a discussion on “Building an Airline During a Pandemic.” Attendees will also hear from keynote speaker NTSB Chair Jennifer Homendy…
Thank you for attending the latest in our ongoing Aviation Webinar Series, “An Update on COVID-19 and the Aviation Industry.”  For those of you who missed it, or would like copies of the materials, the slide deck from the webinar is available HERE. In addition, the webinar recording is available HERE We look forward to your joining us in the future, including our 2022 Aviation Symposium from February 1-3 at the The Ritz-Carlton, Pentagon…
FREE WEBINAR December 9, 2021 – 1 PM EST   The aviation industry has been among the hardest hit by COVID-19. Months before the first shutdown, quarantine laws were disrupting international air cargo shipments and air travel. As government lockdowns spread, the aviation industry’s challenges prompted one of the largest government rescue packages in history. While many predicted the development of vaccines would quickly restore normalcy, the full return to “normal” remains elusive. As we…
  We are thrilled to announce that our 16th annual Aviation Symposium will be held in person in February at The Ritz-Carlton, Pentagon City. As always, the symposium will feature panels and presentations on cutting-edge issues impacting the aviation industry. Our keynote address by NTSB Chair Jennifer Homendy will offer a rare opportunity for insights on some recent major developments. Disruptive passengers are a front-of-mind issue and we will address what must be done to…
Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, people have wondered how the courts will handle the inevitable lawsuits by employees and customers alleging that a business negligently exposed them to infection.  Enough time has now passed that we are beginning to see some of the cases reach a resolution, and it appears that, overall, employers and businesses occupy a pretty strong defensive position. A good example of the types of claims that could be made…
Fox Rothschild’s 16th Annual Aviation Symposium is preparing for takeoff. While our 2021 DOT was fully remote, we’re planning to convene in person in 2022. Join us in February for a three-day event filled with ample networking opportunities and outstanding educational content. Participants can expect a few surprises waiting in the wings, too. Agenda We are currently mapping out the 2022 agenda, which will address the most topical industry subjects. On deck: The state of…
We would like to thank everyone who was able to join us for the live presentation of our webinar, “No Vaccine? . . . No Job? Everything Business & Private Aviation Operators Need to Know About COVID-19”  We are gratified by the huge turnout and positive feedback we have received. For those of you who may have missed the live presentation, you can view it in its entirety by clicking on the link below. The…