Aviation & Space Law

181 ABA Journal Aviation & Space Law articles.

Not-Sexy-Enough Flight Attendant Says Rival Airline Denied Her Free Travel

A Delta Airlines flight attendant who contends she was denied opportunities to travel for free on a rival airline to her job assignments because she wasn’t dressed provocatively enough has…

Dubious Pilot’s License No Problem in Emergency Landing

A stewardess on an Air Canada flight apparently may have technically violated her commercial pilot’s license by helping with an emergency landing in January.

But no one is complaining about…

Trial Set to Begin Against Megachurch Pastor’s Wife

A suit filed by a flight attendant who claims that the wife of Houston pastor and televangelist Joel Osteen assaulted her in 2005 on a flight from Houston to Vail,…

Mac Mavens Speak Up

I read with interest “Mac v. PC,” March, and I would like to weigh in. My only interest here is to make life easier for my…

Making Space Matter

As commercial prospects in space grow, a niche practice may be moving into the mainstream

Judge Restricts Evidence in 9/11 Trial

People who received calls from passengers aboard a flight that crashed into the Pentagon on Sept. 11 will not be allowed to testify in a suit by one of the…

Passengers Lobby for Airline Reform

After spending nine hours in an American Airlines jetliner sitting on the tarmac late last year, passenger Kate Hanni emerged from the ordeal with a new avocation—airline reform lobbyist.

Hanni,…

Air Travel Spurs Fights, Suits, No-Fly List

For a few years after the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, air travelers were unusually polite. But no more.

Passengers—particularly business travelers who aren’t used to taking no for an answer—are…

FL Fed’l Suit Over Brazilian Plane Crash

A federal lawsuit filed in Florida is reportedly the first litigation over a July 17 airline crash in Sao Paulo that killed 199 people in the worst aviation disaster in…

DOT: Give Bumped Flyers More Money

Government regulators reportedly are working on new rules that could require U.S. airlines to ante up a lot more money when they “bump” ticketed passengers from overcrowded flights.

Officials at…

Widow Sues Over Husband’s Dead Body

A federal lawsuit claims the body of an airline passenger who died in the restroom during a flight wasn’t found until the Chicago cleaning crew began work.

The passenger, 66-year-old…

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