AVIATION LAW NEWS: Aviation Medicine Conference 2012


Dr Jacqueline Tanti-Dougall, Partner at Tanti-Dougall & Associates, Advocates has participated at the ‘Scientific Conference of Aviation Medicine‘ organised by Transport Malta on 11th October, 2012 and held at the Westin Dragonara Resort Hotel in Malta. The one day conference which attracted a good number of participants who were mainly airline pilots, cabin and ground crew from Air Malta plc, was addressed by Dr Paul Sciriha M.D., Chief Medical Officer of the national carrier, Dr Paul Soler M.D., FRCP, FRCPCH, Mr E. Farrugia, M.D.,FRCS (Eng), FRCS (Ed), Dr Peter Muscat M.D., FRC Psych, and Profs. C. Savona Ventura M.D., D.Sc.Med (Warsaw), FRCOG (Lon), Accr.C.O.G. (Leuven), FRCPI.


Topics discussed during the conference on aviation medicine included travelling neonatal intensive patients, aviation experiences with tinnitus, dizziness and vertigo, the psychiatric traveller and women flyers.


In the aviation sector, Tanti-Dougall & Associates, Advocates can provide services in connection with aircraft registration, dry and/or wet lease agreements, aircraft financing and advice on tax applicability as well as on Health & Safety and aircraft security issues, including Airport Safety & Security and Airport Emergency Plan in line with the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) and relative European regulations.


Dr Jacqueline Tanti-Dougall is mainly responsible for the practice area, having graduated with Diploma in Aviation Law following a course at the IATA Aviation Training and Development Institute in Switzerland.