A Contribution to Recognising Carrier's Liability in International Carriage by Air and Sea

  • Slobodan Kaštela
  • Dražen Kovačević
  • Tomislav Tepeš
Keywords: air carrier liability, maritime carrier liability, Montreal Convention, Athens Convention, damage compensation, carriage of passengers and luggage

Abstract

The paper presents the provisions of the part of MontrealConvention which refers to the air carriers' liability regardingdamage to passengers and luggage, with the intention of indicatingthe possible influence of this Convention on the equal liabilityin maritime carriage, settled by the recent changes of theAthens Convention on the carriage of passengers and their luggageby sea. The provisions of these documents are comparedregarding the basic principles of the carrier's liability and theamount of liability for the damage, showing both some similaritiesand some differences in the carriage of passengers by air, i.e.by sea.

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Kaštela S, Kovačević D, Tepeš T. A Contribution to Recognising Carrier’s Liability in International Carriage by Air and Sea. PROMET [Internet]. 1 [cited 2020Jul.16];15(4):283-9. Available from: https://traffic.fpz.hr/index.php/PROMTT/article/view/892
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