In recent months, international aviation has found itself at the center of conflict. The extension of the EU emissions trading system to foreign airlines sparked an international dispute. In the U.S., the reauthorization of the Ex-Im Bank witnessed a split between the aviation and manufacturing industries—but ultimately led to bipartisan cooperation. These issues affect the international aviation industry and intersect with other important interests outside the field. Using the EU ETS and the Ex-Im Bank cases as points of departure, this conference will examine whether the future of international aviation leads to conflict or cooperation.
WilmerHale Partner David Heffernan is a featured speaker at this event.