International Treaties

Below is a list of International Treaties relating to Aviation Law. They are arranged in reverse chronological order.

For more information on multilateral air law treaties, please visit the ICAO Treaty Collection website.


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2010 Protocol Supplementary to the Convention for the Suppression of Unlawful Seizure of Aircraft

10/09/2010 done at Beijing, Not yet in force
Ratification status

 

2010 Convention on the Suppression of Unlawful Acts Relating to International  Civil Aviation

10/09/2010 done at Beijing, Not yet in force
Ratification status

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2009 Convention on Compensation for Damage Caused by Aircraft to Third Parties

02/05/2009 done at Montreal, Not yet in force
Ratification status

 

2009 Convention on Compensation for Damage to Third Parties, Resulting from Acts of Unlawful Interference Involving Aircraft

02/05/2009 done at Montreal, Not yet in force
Ratification status

 

2001 Protocol to the Convention on International Interests in Mobile Equipment on Matters Specific to Aircraft Equipment

16/11/2001 signed in Cape Town, Entered into force on 01/03/06
Ratification status

 

2001 Convention on International Interests in Mobile Equipment

16/11/2001 signed in Cape Town, Entered into force on 01/03/06
Ratification status

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1999 Montreal Convention for the Unification of Certain Rules for International Carriage by Air

28/05/1999 done at Montreal, Entered into force on 04/11/03
Ratification status

 

1998 Protocol on the Authentic Six-Language Text of the Convention on International Civil Aviation

01/10/1998 signed at Montreal, Not yet in force
Ratification status

 

1998 Protocol Relating to an Amendment to the Convention on International Civil Aviation [Final Paragraph, Chinese Text]

01/10/1998 signed at Montreal, Not yet in force
Ratification status

 

1995 Protocol Relating to an Amendment to the Convention on International Civil Aviation [Final Paragraph, Arabic Text]

29/10/1995 signed at Montreal, Not yet in force
Ratification status

 

1995 Protocol on the Authentic Quinquelingual Text of the Convention on International Civil Aviation

29/09/1995 signed at Montreal, Not yet in force
Ratification status

 

1991 Convention on the Marking of Plastic Explosives for the Purpose of Detection

01/03/1991 done at Montreal, Entered into force on 21/06/98
Ratification status

 

1990 Protocol Relating to an Amendment to the Convention on International Civil Aviation [Article 50(a)]

26/10/1990 signed at Montreal, Entered into force on 28/11/02
Ratification status

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1989 Protocol Relating to an Amendment to the Convention on International Civil Aviation [Article 56]

06/10/1989 signed at Montreal, Entered into force on 18/04/05
Ratification status

 

1988 The International COSPAS-SARSAT Programme Agreement

01/07/1988 done at Paris, Entered into force on 30/08/88
Ratification status

 

1988 Protocol to the Convention for the Suppression of Unlawful Acts against the Safety of Civil Aviation

24/02/1988 signed at Montreal, Entered into force on 06/08/89
Ratification status

 

1987 International Agreement on the Sharing of Capacity on Intra-European Scheduled Air Services

16/06/1987 done at Paris, Entered into force on 17/07/88
Ratification status

 

1987 International Agreement on the Procedure for the Establishment of Tariffs for Intra-European Scheduled Air Services

16/06/1987 done at Paris, Entered into force on 05/06/88
Ratification status

 

1984 Protocol Relating to an Amendment to the Convention on International Civil Aviation [Article 3 bis]

10/05/1984 signed at Montreal, Entered into force on 01/10/98
Ratification status

 

1982 Protocol for the Amendment of the 1956 Agreement on the Joint Financing of Certain Air Navigation Services in Iceland

03/11/1982 signed at Montreal, Entered into force on 17/11/89
Ratification status

 

1982 Protocol for the Amendment of the 1956 Agreement on the Joint Financing of Certain Air Navigation Services in Greenland and the Faroe Islands

03/11/1982 signed at Montreal, Entered into force on 17/11/89
Ratification status

 

1980 Protocol relating to an Amendment to the Convention on International Civil Aviation [Article 83 bis]

06/10/1980 signed at Montreal, Entered into force on 20/06/97
Ratification status

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1978 Montreal Protocol to Amend the Convention on Damage Caused by Foreign Aircraft to Third Parties on the Surface

23/09/1978 signed at Montreal, Entered into force on 25/07/02
Ratification status

 

1977 Protocol on the Authentic Quadrilingual Text of the Convention on International Civil Aviation

30/09/1977 signed at Montreal, Entered into force on 16/09/99
Ratification status

 

1977 Protocol Relating to an Amendment to the Convention on International Civil Aviation [Final Paragraph, Russian Text]

30/09/1977 signed at Montreal, Entered into force on 17/08/99
Ratification status

 

1975 Montreal Additional Protocol No.4

25/09/1975 signed at Montreal, Entered into force on 14/06/98
Ratification status

 

1975 Montreal Additional Protocol No.3

25/09/1975 signed at Montreal, Not yet in force
Ratification status

 

1975 Montreal Additional Protocol No.2

25/09/1975 signed at Montreal, Entered into force on 15/02/96
Ratification status

 

1975 Montreal Additional Protocol No.1

25/09/1975 signed at Montreal, Entered into force on 15/02/96
Ratification status

 

1974 Protocol Relating to an Amendment to the Convention on International Civil Aviation [Article 50(a)]

16/10/1974 signed at Montreal, Entered into force on 15/02/80
Ratification status

 

1971 Convention for the Suppression of Unlawful Acts against the Safety of Civil Aviation

23/09/1971 signed at Montreal, Entered into force on 26/01/73
Ratification status

 

1971 Protocol Relating to an Amendment to the Convention on International Civil Aviation [Article 56]

07/07/1971 signed at Vienna, Entered into force on 19/12/74
Ratification status

 

1971 Protocol Relating to an Amendment to the Convention on International Civil Aviation [Article 50(a)]

12/03/1971 signed at New York, Entered into force on 16/01/73
Ratification status

 

1971 Guatemala Protocol

08/03/1971 signed at Guatemala City, Not yet in force
Ratification status

 

1970 Additional Protocol to the Eurocontrol International Convention relating to Co-operation for the Safety of Air Navigation

06/07/70 done at Brussels

 

1970 Convention for the Suppression of Unlawful Seizure of Aircraft

16/12/1970 signed at The Hague, Entered into force on 14/10/71
Ratification status

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1968 Protocol on the Authentic Trilingual Text of the Convention on International Civil Aviation

24/09/1968 signed at Buenos Aires, Entered into force on 24/10/68
Ratification status

 

1967 International Agreement on the Procedure for the Establishment of Tariffs for Scheduled Air Services

10/07/1967 signed at Paris, Entered into force on 30/05/68
Ratification status

 

1963 Convention on Offences and Certain Other Acts Committed on Board Aircraft

14/09/1963 signed at Tokyo, Entered into force on 04/12/69
Ratification status

 

1962 Protocol Relating to an Amendment to the Convention on International Civil Aviation [Article 48(a)]

15/09/1962 signed at Rome, Entered into force on 11/09/75
Ratification status

 

1961 Guadalajara Supplementary Convention

18/09/1961 signed at Guadalajara, Entered into force on 01/05/64
Ratification status

 

1961 Protocol Relating to an Amendment to the Convention on International Civil Aviation [Article 50(a)]

21/06/1961 signed at Montreal, Entered into force on 17/07/62
Ratification status

 

1960 Multilateral Agreement relating to Certificates of Airworthiness for Imported Aircraft

22/04/1960 signed at Paris, Entered into force on 24/08/61
Ratification status

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1956 Agreement on the Joint Financing of Certain Air Navigation Services in Iceland

25/09/1956 signed at Geneva, Entered into force on 06/06/58

 

1956 Agreement on the Joint Financing of Certain Air Navigation Services in Greenland and the Faroe Islands

25/09/1956 signed at Geneva, Entered into force on 06/06/58

 

1956 Multilateral Agreement on Commercial Rights of Non-Scheduled Air Services in Europe

19/04/1956 signed at Paris, Entered into force on 21/08/57
Ratification status

 

1955 Hague Protocol

28/09/1955 done at The Hague, Entered into force on 01/08/63
Ratification status

 

1954 Protocol Relating to an Amendment to the Convention on International Civil Aviation [Articles 48(a), 49(e) and 61]

14/06/1954 signed at Montreal, Entered into force on 12/12/56
Ratification status

 

1954 Protocol Relating to an Amendment tothe Convention on International Civil Aviation [Article 45]

14/06/1954 signed at Montreal, Entered into force on 16/05/58
Ratification status

 

1952 Convention on Damage Caused by Foreign Aircraft to Third Parties on the Surface

07/10/1952 signed at Rome, Entered into force on 04/02/58
Ratification status

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1948 Convention on the International Recognition of Rights in Aircraft

19/06/1948 signed at Geneva, Entered into force on 17/09/53
Ratification status

 

1947 Convention on the Privileges and Immunities of the Specialized Agencies – application to ICAO

21/11/1947 Adopted by the General Assembly of the United Nations
Entered into force on 02/12/48
Ratifications status

 

1947 Protocol Relating to an Amendment to the Convention on International Civil Aviation [Article 93 bis]

27/05/1947 signed at Montreal, Entered into force on 20/03/61
Ratification status

 

1944 International Air Services Transit Agreement

07/12/1944 signed at Chicago, Entered into force on 30/01/45
Ratification status

 

1944 International Air Transport Agreement

07/12/1944 done at Chicago, Entered into force on 08/02/45
Ratification status

 

1944 Convention on International Civil Aviation

07/12/1944 done at Chicago, Entered into force on 04/04/47
Ratification status

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1929 Warsaw Convention for the Unification of Certain Rules Relating to International Carriage by Air

12/10/1929 signed at Warsaw, Entered into force on 13/02/33
Ratification status

 

1919 Convention Relating to the Regulation of Aerial Navigation

13/10/19 signed at Paris, No longer in force

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