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Pilots Pre-Flight Injuries – Are They Covered?

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Airline pilots are expected to perform a pre-flight inspection, to make sure that their aircraft is safe for the journey. If a pilot, or a member of the flight crew, is injured during preflight inspection, this may be covered by the airline’s Worker’s Compensation insurance. This means that there may be in coverage for their

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Protect children passengers: The International Air Transport Association should have common sense guidelines

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The International Air Transport Association (IATA) is the trade association for the world’s airlines, representing some 290 airlines, or 82% of total air traffic. According to the IATA’s own publication, burns and spills remain one of the most commonly reported cabin safety issues, resulting in injury and lost time from work. In the “Cabin Operations Safety Best Practices

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Smashes & Crashes at the Airport: What Can Injured Victims Do?

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Under the sign for the hamburger venue Smashburger at Reagan National Airport (DCA), airport injury attorney Doug Landau observed a number of: Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority (MWAA) cars, airline luggage tugs, fuel trucks, passenger transport mini buses, ramp vehicles and electric maintenance Cushman carts zipping around the “Air Operations Area” (AOA). The Air Operations Area

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Slipping and Falling at the Airport—Can You Get Reimbursed for Your Injuries?

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Injuries at the airport can happen for many reasons to both employees and travelers. Unfamiliar terrain, distractions, ever-changing signs and uneven jetways present dangers to even the most careful airport travelers. However, tripping or slipping in the terminal, jetway, or on the airport operations area (“AOA”) does not necessarily mean the airport authority or airline

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Heavy Traffic on the Air Operations Area

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With the increase in the number of flights, terminals, and international routes out of Dulles International Airport (“IAD”), there comes increased vehicle traffic, foot traffic, and aircraft traffic on the runways and around the gates of the Washington DC area airports. Airport workers must be extra careful when working on the “Air Operations Area,” the

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