Getting the Deal Through: Aviation Liability 2019
Getting the Deal Through: Aviation Liability 2019

The following In House Advisor guidance note provides comprehensive and up to date legal information covering:

  • Getting the Deal Through: Aviation Liability 2019
  • Jurisdictions covered
  • Questions
  • Applicable treaties
  • International carriage – liability for passenger injury or death
  • Domestic carriage – liability for passenger injury or death
  • Third-party actions
  • Liability for ground damage
  • Liability for unruly passengers and terrorist events
  • Consumer protection and passenger rights
  • more

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Jurisdictions covered

The following jurisdictions are covered in this report:

Argentina; Australia; Brazil; Canada; China; France; Germany; Global Overview; Greece; Indonesia; Italy; Latvia; Malaysia; Mexico; Netherlands; New Zealand; Nigeria; Panama; Portugal; Russia; Spain; Switzerland; United Kingdom; United States.

Questions

The set of questions relating to the topic of Aviation Liability answered by the guide for each jurisdiction covered include:

  1. Applicable treaties

  2. To which major air law treaties related to carrier liability for passenger injury or death is your state a party?

  3. International carriage – liability for passenger injury or death

  4. Do the courts in your state interpret the similar provisions of the Montreal Convention and the Warsaw Convention in the same way?

  5. Do the courts in your state consider the Montreal Convention and Warsaw Convention to provide the sole basis for air carrier liability for passenger injury or death?

  6. In your state, who is considered to be a ‘carrier’ under the Montreal and Warsaw Conventions?

  7. How do the courts in your state interpret the conditions for air carrier liability – ‘accident’, ‘bodily injury’, ‘in the course of any of the operations of embarking or disembarking’ – for passenger injury or death in article 17(1) of the Montreal Convention and article 17 of the Warsaw