Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2002] All ER (D) 41 (Nov)
Court: Court of Justice of the European Communities

Judges Puissochet (President of the Sixth Chamber, acting for the President), Schintgen (President of Chamber), Gulmann, Edward, La Pergola, Jann, Skouris (Rapporteur), Macken, Colneric, von Bahr and Cunha Rodrigues

Judgment Dates: 5 November 2002


European Communities - Transport - Air transport - Bilateral agreements on air transport concluded between member state and United States - Compatibility of agreement with Community law.

The Case

By having adopted and maintained in force a bilateral agreement between itself and the United States of America (under which only airlines owned and controlled within the contracting parties were granted access to routes between the contracting states), Sweden had failed to fulfil its obligations under arts43EC, 10EC, Council Regulation (EEC) 2409-92 (on fares and rates for air services) and Council Regulation (EEC) 2299-89 (on a code of conduct for computerised reservation systems).

Practice Areas

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