Developments in Bilateral Air Service Agreements

Ehrenbeck, Mirelle (1999) Developments in Bilateral Air Service Agreements. Masters thesis, University of South Afrrica.

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Abstract

This dissertation deals with international transport law and looks at the development of bilateral air service agreements governing international scheduled flights from their inception after the Chicago Conference of 1944 until the present day. The Chicago Conference left a legacy of separation in airline services. Scheduled and nonscheduled flights came into existence and bilateral agreements are needed to regulate international scheduled services. The relationship between the state and its designated airline forms the pivot of the bilateral relationship. However, the aviation relationship between state and airline and between states inter se face challenges as globalization and development take place in the air transport industry. New methods of cooperation now exist which need to be adapted to suit the needs of individual countries and airlines. South Africa has accepted the challenges of development and undertaken modern methods of cooperation such as code-sharing.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Chicago Convention; Bermuda Agreement; Chicago Standard Form of Agreement; bilateral air service agreements; bilateral agreements; scheduled flights; standards and recommended practices (SARPS); code-sharing; interairline cooperation; air transport.
Subjects: J Political Science > JX International law
K Law > K Law (General)
Divisions: Africana
Depositing User: Mr Jude Abhulimen
Date Deposited: 03 Aug 2016 10:40
Last Modified: 03 Aug 2016 11:28
URI: http://thesisbank.jhia.ac.ke/id/eprint/1311

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