On March 13, Fenech & Fenech Advocates seized an A320-211 from a Lufthansa Technik workshop on the island of Malta for non payment of dues related to the lease of the aircraft. Although the two parties have since negotiated a settlement and the aircraft returned to the airline concerned, the action is significant as it is the first time that an aircraft has been arrested in Malta under the terms of the new provisions of law introduced on October 1, 2010 by virtue of the Aircraft Registration Act (ARA). The ARA brought into force some amendments to the Code of

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