Airport airspaces impact drone operator liability

A Hypothetical Post-Gatwick Nightmare: A Case Study

Between the 19th and the 21st of December, 2018, some 140,000 passengers and holiday-goers were affected when drone sightings shut down London’s Gatwick Airport. Whilst this caused uproar over drones, particularly around airports, there are some serious implications for drone operators themselves, and a previously unforeseen liability exposure to come from it.