Advanced training

Introduction to International Air Law

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    Learning objectives: 

    Increasing the level of professional knowledge in the field of public and private international air law. Attention is paid to the comparative air law of the European Union and the United States, air law of the Russian Federation and the member states of the Commonwealth of Independent States. The course is taught in English. Will be consecutive translation into Russian.

    researchers of science and research institutions
    leasing and insurance companies staff
    teachers of higher and secondary educational institutions
    teachers of aviation training centres
    senior management of civil aviation
    practicing lawyers and attorneys
    managers of airports
    specialists of contract departments and legal services
    state civil servants competent authority
    Thematic plan: 

    1. Public Air Law

    - Paris, Madrid and Havana Conventions: between Warld War One and World War Two;
    - Chicago Convention on International Civil Aviation 1944 and ICAO;
    - Other public international aviation organizations;
    - Penal air law.

    2. Private Air Law

    - Warsaw Convention 1929 / Montreal Convention 1999 on air carrier's liability towards passengers and shippers; 
    - Rome Convention 1952 on liability for surface damage; 
    - Aircraft finance: Geneva Convention 1948 and Cape Town Convention 2001; 
    - Non-conventional forms of liability: product liability, ATC liability, aircraft collisions, Government liability.

    3. Government Regulation of Air Transport (including antitrust / competition law)

    - Safety, security and economic regulation; 
    - National legislation; 
    - Bilateral air transport / services agreements; 
    - IATA;
    - US law pre and post deregulation;
    - US antitrust law;
    - EU liberalization of air transport, EU competition (and consumer) law.

    At the end of training: 
    advanced training certificate
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