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A Brief overview on Aviation

Aviation Law is a branch of law that deals with flight rules, safety arrangements, and other legal & business issues. Any aviation rules are international in scope and overlap with domestic law of the Nation.

However, the business aspects of airlines and their regulation also fall under aviation law. Our Aviation lawyer’s expertise in providing commercial, regulatory and insurance advice and litigation services to the world's airlines, manufacturers and financiers.

Aircraft leasing and finance are key areas of activity, but issues also arise in relation to competition and state aid, insolvency and restructuring, emissions trading rules and aviation disasters.

Relevant Aviation International Laws:

  • The Tokyo Convention, 1963.
  • The Chicago Convention, 1944.
  • The Montreal Protocol, 2014.
  • The Agreement on the Joint Financing of Certain Air Navigation Services in Greenland as amended in 1982 and 2008

Relevant Aviation Domestic Laws:

  • The Aircraft Rules, 1937.
  • The Airports Authority of India Act 1994.
  • The Airports Economic Regulatory Authority of India Act 2008.
  • The Carriage by Air Act 1972.
  • The Aircraft (Security) Rules 2011 and
  • The Aircraft (Investigation of Accidents and Incidents) Rules 2012.