78. Air carrier liability under the Conventions.

78.     Air carrier liability under the Conventions.

Consequent to the UK's withdrawal from the EU, this Halsbury paragraph should be read in conjunction with the Air Passenger Rights and Air Travel Organisers' Licensing (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019, SI 2019/278, pending incorporation of the changes into the text.

If an air carrier has a valid operating licence granted by an EU member state1, its liability in respect of passengers and their baggage is governed by all provisions of the Montreal Convention2 relevant to such liability3. The EU has ratified the Convention in its capacity as a Regional Economic