Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2002] All ER (D) 39 (Nov)
Court: Court of Justice of the European Communities
Judge:

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

Catchwords

European Communities - Transport - Air transport - Bilateral agreements on air transport concluded between member state and United States - Compatibility of agreement with Community law - Article 43 EC.

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), the United Kingdom had failed to fulfil its obligations under art43EC.

Practice Areas

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