Shawcross & Beaumont: Air Law

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Shawcross and Beaumont: Air Law includes everything you need to know about aviation law. It deals with international and European law, and its implementation in the United Kingdom drawing on core law and periodical literature from around the world. Written by a team of specialist editors, it provides comprehensive, informed and up-to-date material on all aspects of aviation law in an easy-to-use format for the busy practitioner.

There is full commentary on the Montreal Convention governing carriage by air, the law relating to airports and related security issues, aviation and the environment (attempts to limit noise and emissions), the Single European Sky, the detailed rules as to airworthiness, aircraft maintenance, and the operations of aircraft, balloons and drones, aviation insurance, competition law as it affects aviation, and passenger rights in respect of package travel, cancellations and delays. The volumes also contain the full text of the relevant international conventions, with regularly updated lists of parties, of UK and EU laws and regulations, and IATA recommended conditions of carriage.

Regularly updated and maintained, it is the leading authority on air law and is an invaluable reference tool for those who need to stay at the forefront of this constantly evolving and complex area of law.

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Issue 185, September 2023

This issue brings fully up to date the commentary.
The next Issue, updating the legislative and other material in the Appendices (volumes 2 to 4 of the printed edition) will appear in December 2023.


Daniel Wand  Editor
Augustus Hocking  Editor
George Leloudas  General editor
Professor David McClean  Editor
 Andreas Ruehmkorf Editor
 Ingrid Koning Editor
 Michael Gill Editor
 Philip Chrystal Editor