85. Carriage by successive air carriers.

Carriage to be performed by successive air carriers is deemed for the purposes of the Montreal Convention1 to be one undivided carriage if it has been regarded by the parties as a single operation, whether it has been agreed upon under the form of a single contract or of a series of contracts, and it does not lose its international character (where such is relevant2) merely because one contract or a series of contracts is to be performed entirely within the territory of the same state