51. Carriers by air.

The international carriage of passengers, baggage and cargo by air is governed by the Montreal Convention of 19991, which is applied throughout the EU via EU legislation2 and also in the United Kingdom by the Carriage by Air Act 19613. All air carriers registered or licensed in the EU are subject to the Convention4, which provides a uniform international code relating to the liability of air carriers in respect of loss, injury and damage sustained in the course of, or arising out of, international carriage by air