Handbook on Aviation Law

Hardcover (Print)

Overview

From the 1784 French police directive requiring prior authorization for balloon flights to the complex international system of standards and recommended practices, certification and licensing that we have today under the Chicago Convention of 1944 and the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), aviation law has progressed rapidly in line with advances of technology. Nevertheless, the basic principle of airspace sovereignty – by which each state has exclusive jurisdiction over the airspace above its territory – has remained the underlying foundation of national aviation legislation and international aviation agreements.

This book offers an extraordinary wealth of information, from the ground up, of the law governing and regulating air transport today, with a strong emphasis on international aviation. A team of distinguished authors in the field of aviation law provide a cogent synthesis from which sound legal opinions and strategies of legal action may be confidently built. Among the many topics here in depth are the following:

  • ;
  • definition and classification of airspace;
  • distinction between civil and state aircraft;
  • air navigation and air traffic control services;
  • airport charges and overflight charges;
  • structure of ICAO;
  • standard-setting functions and audit functions of ICAO;
  • functions of the International Air Transport Association (IATA);
  • policy and effects of deregulation and liberalization of air transport policy;
  • the International Registry for Aircraft Equipment;
  • air carrier liability regimes and claims procedure;
  • measures to combat aviation terrorism, air piracy and sabotage; and
  • the Open Skies Agreements.

This publication cites significant legislation and court rulings, including from the United States and the European Union, where far-reaching measures on market access, competition and passenger rights have set trends for other regions of the world. The special case of Latin America has a chapter to itself. At a time when commercial aircraft have been used as lethal weapons for the first time, aviation law finds itself in the front line of responsibility for maintaining global aviation security.

For these and other reasons, this book will be of great value to the aviation law community, in particular the aviation law practitioner, airline lawyer, government regulator, and academic teacher and researcher of aviation law.

Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9789041126450
  • Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
  • Publication date: 10/29/2011
  • Pages: 786
  • Product dimensions: 6.30 (w) x 9.80 (h) x 1.80 (d)

Table of Contents

1. Introduction - E.M. Giemulla. 2. The Structure of Aviation Law - E.M. Giemulla. 3. International Organizations - L. Weber. 4. From Regulation to Deregulation - E.M. Giemulla, H. van Schyndel. 5. Rights in Aircraft - L. Weber. 6. Liability in International Law (Private Air Law) - E.M. Giemulla, H. van Schyndel. 7. Aviation Security - L. Weber. 8. United States Air Law in the 21st Century: Challenges from the EU and Elsewhere - A. I. Mendelsohn. 9. Latin American Aviation Law and Organizations - A.M. Donato. 10. European Community Aviation Law and Organizations - E.M. Giemulla, H. van Schyndel.

Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Be the first to write a review
( 0 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(0)

4 Star

(0)

3 Star

(0)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(0)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously

    If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
    Why is this product inappropriate?
    Comments (optional)