The International Air Transport Agreement

Every State party reserves the right to refuse or withdraw a certificate or authorization from an air carrier in another state if it is not satisfied that nationals of a contracting state are entitled to substantial effective ownership and control or where such an air carrier does not comply with the law of the state in which it operates. , or to meet its obligations under this agreement. The privileges of this section do not apply to airports used for military purposes, excluding international scheduled air services. In areas of active hostility or military occupation and, in times of war, along the supply routes leading to these areas, the exercise of these privileges is subject to the approval of the competent military authorities. Each State party grants the other States Parties the following exemptions with respect to international airline services: Subject to the provisions of the previous section, any State party may enter into agreements on international air services that are not inconsistent with this agreement. Such an agreement is registered without delay by the Council, which publishes it as soon as possible. The international air services agreement refers to an international agreement on the liberalisation of international air transport. It is also known as the Five Freedoms Agreement. It reaffirms three other freedoms in air transport, in addition to the two freedoms that fall under the international air transport agreement. Three freedoms under the international air transport agreement are: one of the first AAS after World War II was the Bermuda Agreement, signed in 1946 by the United Kingdom and the United States. The characteristics of this agreement have become models for the thousands of agreements that were to follow, although in recent decades some of the traditional clauses of these agreements have been amended (or “liberalized”) in accordance with the “open skies” policy of some governments, particularly the United States. [2] This requirement must not discriminate between air carriers operating on the same line, taking into account the aircraft`s capacity and being exercised in such a way as not to interfere with the normal operation of the relevant international air services or the rights and obligations of a contracting state. collect or authorize fair and reasonable fees for the use of such airports and other facilities for this service; these charges cannot be higher than those paid for the use of these airports and facilities by their domestic aircraft using similar international services, provided that the fees levied for the use of airports and other facilities on the representation of an interested State party are subject to review by the Council of the International Civil Aviation Organization established by the aforementioned Convention.

report to and make recommendations to the state or states concerned. Where a dispute between two or more States parties concerning the interpretation or application of this agreement cannot be resolved through negotiations, the provisions of Chapter XVIII of that convention apply in the same way as they are, in reference to any difference of opinion regarding the interpretation or application of the aforementioned convention. 1. the freedom to transport passengers and cargo from the country of origin of an aircraft to other countries; An air services agreement (also known as the ATA or ASA) is a bilateral agreement that allows international commercial air services between signatories.