Books

References for practitioner works and textbooks on Aviation Law and related topics can be found below. This list is not intended to be exhaustive and will be updated periodically. If you believe that a reference to a certain text should also be included, please let us know – info@aviationlaw.eu

*Note that certain works will also have supplements to be used in conjunction with the main work.

Disclaimer – The works listed on this page are produced as a point of reference only and not by way of endorsement. Please contact the publishers for access to the documents; note that there may be a charge for certain products.

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Looseleaf texts

Aircraft Finance: Registration, Security and Enforcement
Graham S McBain & Richard Hames
London: Sweet & Maxwell Ltd (loose-leaf service)

Aircraft Liens and Detention Rights
Graham S. McBain
London: Sweet & Maxwell Ltd (loose-leaf service)

European Air Law
Elmar Giemulla, Ronald Schmid & Heiko van Schyndel
The Netherlands: Kluwer Law International (loose-leaf service)

Handbook on Aviation Law
Elmar Giemulla & Ludwig Weber
The Netherlands: Kluwer Law International (loose-leaf service)

Montreal Convention Commentary
Elmar Giemulla & Ronald Schmid
The Netherlands: Kluwer Law International (loose-leaf service)

Shawcross and Beaumont: Air Law
David McClean (Gen. Ed.)
London: Lexis Nexis Butterworths (loose-leaf service)

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Series editor: Marietta Benkö – Series Website

Safety Assessment of Foreign Aircraft Programme: A European Approach to Enhance Global Aviation Safety
Ronald Schnitker & Dick van het Kaar
Eleven International Publishing, 2013 (Volume 11)

International Air Law and ICAO
Michael Milde
Eleven International Publishing, 2nd ed., 2012 (Volume 10)

Aviation Accident and Incident Investigation: Concurrence of Technical and Judicial Inquiries in the Netherlands
Ronald Schnitker & Dick van het Kaar
Eleven International Publishing, 2010 (Volume 9)

Civil Aviation Law in the People’s Republic of China
Zang Hongliang in cooperation with Meng Qingfen
Eleven International Publishing, 2010 (Volume 8

Aviation Code of the Russian Federation
Heiko van Schyndel
Eleven International Publishing, 2010 (Volume 7)

EU Emissions Trade Scheme and Aviation
Ulrich Steppler & Angela Klingmüller
Eleven International Publishing, 2009 (Volume 6)

The German Civil Aviation Act
Markus Geisler & Marius Boewe
Eleven International Publishing, 2009 (Volume 5)

International Air Law and ICAO
Michael Milde
Eleven International Publishing, 2008 (Volume 4)

Aeronautical Public Correspondence by Satellite
Tare Brisibe
Eleven International Publishing, 2006 (Volume 3)

Space Law: Current Problems and Perspectives for Future Regulation
Marietta Benkӧ & Kai-Uwe Schrogl
Eleven International Publishing, 2005 (Volume 2)

The Law of Air Warfare – Contemporary Issues
Natalino Ronzitti & Gabriella Venturini
Eleven International Publishing, 2006 (Volume 1)

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2016

A Level Playing Field for “Open Skies”: The Need for Consistent Aviation Regulation
Peter Paul Fitzgerald
Eleven International Publishing, 2016

 

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2013

Aviation Insurance
Rod D. Margo
United Kingdom: Butterworths Law; 4th edition, 2013

Aviation Tort and Regulatory Law
Charles F. Krause, Kent C. Krause
USA: Thomson West, 2nd ed., 2013

Convention on International Civil Aviation: A Commentary
Ruwantissa Abeyratne
Springer, 2013

Federal Aviation Decisions: Chief Counsel Interpretations Civil Penalty Decisions
Joseph Kuchta
USA: CBC/Thomson Reuters, last updated: 06/05/2013

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2012

Air Navigation Law
Ruwantissa Abeyratne
Germany: Springer-Verlag, 2012

Aircraft Operating Leasing: A Legal and Practical Analysis in the Context of Public and Private International Air Law
Donal Patrick Hanley
The Netherlands: Kluwer Law International, 2012

Airfinance Annual 2012/2013
Lisa Paul
London: Euromoney Institutional Investor, 2012

An Introduction to Air Law
I.H.Ph Diederiks-verschoor & Pablo Mendes de Leon
The Netherlands: Kluwer Law International, 9th Edition, 2012

Aviation Insurance: A PlaneMan’s Guide
Peter Viccars
Livingston, UK: Witherby Seamanship International, 2nd edition, 2012

Aviation Law: Cases, Laws and Related Sources
Paul B. Larsen, John Gillick, Joseph Sweeney
The Netherlands: Martinus Nijhoff Publishers, 2nd edition, 2012

Competition and Regulation in the Airline Industry: Puppets in Chaos
Steven Truxal
Oxford: Routledge, 2012

Insuring the Air Transport Industry Against Aviation War and Terrorism Risks and Allied Perils: Issues and Options in a Post-September 11, 2001, Environment
Yaw Otu Mankata Nyampong
Germany: Springer-Verlag, 2012

Insuring the Air Transport Industry Against Aviation Strategic Issues in Air Transport: Legal, Economic and Technical Aspects
Ruwantissa Abeyratne
Germany: Springer-Verlag, 2012

The Interface Between Air Transportation and Competition Law: An Indian Perspective
Anurag Gupta
Lambert Academic Publishing, 2012

International Aviation Law: A Practical Guide
Ronald I. C. Bartsch
Ashgate Publishing Company, 2012

The Need for an Integrated Regulatory Regime for Aviation and Space (Studies in Space Policy, Vol. 7)
Ram S. Jakhu, Tommaso Sgobba & Paul Stephen Dempsey (Eds.)
Springer, 2012

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2011

Achieving the Single European Sky: Goals and Challenges
Daniel Calleja Crespo & Pablo Mendes de Leon
The Netherlands: Kluwer Law International, 2011

Aircraft Financing
Rob Murphy & Nasreen Desai
London: Euromoney Institutional Investor, 2011

Airfinance Annual 2011/2012
Lisa Paul
London: Euromoney Institutional Investor, 2011

Commercial Aviation Safety
Clarence Rodriques & Stephen Cusick
McGraw-Hill Education – Europe, 5th ed., 2011

EC Competition Law and its Application in the Aviation Sector
Geert Goeteyn & Stephen Mavroghenis
The Netherlands: Kluwer Law International, 2011

Flying in the Face of Criminalization: The Safety Implications of Prosecuting Aviation Professionals for Accidents
Sofia Michaelides-Mateou & Andreas Mateou
United Kingdom: Ashgate Publishing Ltd, 2011

International and EU Aviation Law: Selected Issues
Elmar Giemulla & Ludwig Weber
The Netherlands: Kluwer Law International, 2011

International Civil Aviation Organization
Ludwig Weber
The Netherlands: Kluwer Law International, 2011

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2010

Air Transport and the European Union (EU): Europeanization and Its Limits
Hussein Kassim & Handley Stevens
Palgrave Studies in EU Politics, Basingstoke, UK: Palgrave Macmillan, 2010

Aircraft Repossession and Enforcement: Practical Aspects Volume 2
Ravie Nath & Berend Crans
The Netherlands: Kluwer Law International, 2010

Aviation Law After September 11th: Cases and Materials
Timothy M. Ravich
Vandeplas Publishing, 2010

Aviation Security Law
Ruwantissa Abeyratne
Germany: Springer-Verlag, 2010

Liability Rules Applicable to International Air Transportation as Developed by the Courts in the United States: From Warsaw 1929 to Montreal 1999
George N. Tompkins Jr.
The Netherlands: Kluwer Law International, 2010

Multimodal Transport Law: The Law Applicable to the Multimodal Contract for the Carriage of Goods
Marian Hoeks
The Netherlands: Kluwer Law International, 2010

Ridley’s Law of the Carriage of Goods by Land, Sea and Air
Brian Harris
United Kingdom: Shaw & Sons Ltd; 8th edition, 2010

The Rotterdam Rules 2008: Commentary to the United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Carriage of Goods Wholly or Partly by Sea
Alexander von Ziegler, Stefano Zunarelli & Johan Schelin
The Netherlands: Kluwer Law International, 2010

Safety Management Systems in Aviation (Ashgate Studies in Human Factors for Flight Operations)
Alan J Stolzer, Carl D Halford & John J Goglia
United Kingdom: Ashgate Publishing Ltd, 2010

Separate Financing of Aircraft Engines: Legal Obstacles
Cem Karako
LAP Lambert Academic Publishing AG & Co. KG, 2010

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2009

Aircraft Repossession and Enforcement: Practical Aspects Volume 1
Ravie Nath & Berend Crans
The Netherlands: Kluwer Law International, 2009

Aviation Law in Australia
Ron Bartsch
Australia: Thomson Reuters Australia; 3rd edition, 2009

Aviation Safety through the Rule of Law: ICAO’s Mechanisms and Practices
Jiefang Huang
The Netherlands: Kluwer Law International, 2009

Beyond Open Skies: A New Regime for International Aviation
Brian Havel
The Netherlands: Kluwer Law International, 2009

British Manual of International Air Carriage
John D. Holding & His Honour Harvey Crush
United Kingdom: Irwin Law Inc, 2009

Environment Protection – Role of Space Law, Air Law
Saligram Bhatt
New Delhi, India: APH Publishing, 2009

Flying Off Course IV: Airline economics and marketing
Rigas Doganis
Oxford: Routledge, 4th ed., 2009

Risk and Liability in Air Law
George Leloudas
London, Informa Law, 2009

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2008

Advanced Contract and Opinion Practices under the Cape Town Convention: CapeTown Paper Series Volume 2
Legal Advisory Panel of the Aviation Working Group
Oxford: Hart Publishing, 2008

Air Law : Skills for Flight: International Air Law, UK Air Law, Operational Procedures
Les Fellows
Oxford Aviation Training, 2008

Air and Space Law: Selected Documents
C. Tofan & W. van der Wolf (eds.)
Netherlands: Wolf Legal Publishers, 2008

Aviation Markets: Studies in Competition and Regulatory Reform
David Starkie
United Kingdom: Ashgate Publishing Ltd., 2008

Contracts of Carriage by Land Air
Malcolm Clarke
London: Informa, 2nd ed., 2008

Convention on International Interests in Mobile Equipment and Protocol thereto on Matters Specific to Aircraft Equipment: Official Commentary
Roy Goode
Italy, UNIDROIT (Hart), 2008

Cross-Border Provision of Air Navigation Services with Specific Reference to Europe
Niels Van Antwerpen
The Netherlands: Kluwer Law International, 2008

Litigating the Aviation Case: From Pre-trial to Closing Argument
Andrew J. Harakas
Chicago, IL, USA, American Bar Association, 3rd ed., 2008

Public International Air Law
Paul Stephen Dempsey
McGill University, Institute of Air and Space Law, 2008

Who Owns the Sky? The Struggle to Control Airspace from the Wright Brothers on
Stuart Banner
Cambridge, MA, USA: Harvard University Press, 2008

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2007

Airline Finance
Peter S. Morrell
United Kingdom: Ashgate Publishing Ltd., 3rd edition, 2007

Buying the Big Jets: Fleet Planning for Airlines
Paul Clark
United Kingdom: Ashgate Publishing Ltd., 2nd edition, 2007

The Impact of EU Law on the Regulation of International Air Transportation
Martin Bartlik
United Kingdom: Ashgate Publishing Ltd., 2007

International Civil Aviation Organization: An Introduction
Ludwig Weber
The Netherlands: Kluwer Law International, 2007

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2006

An Introduction to Air Law
I.H.Ph. Diederiks-Verschoor & M.A. Butler
The Netherlands: Kluwer Law International, 8th edition, 2006

Fundamentals of Aviation Law
Raymon C. Speciale
United States of America: McGraw-Hill Professional, 2006

The McGill Report on Governance of Commercialized Air Navigation Services
McGill University Centre for Research on Air & Space Law
McGill University, Institute of Air and Space Law, Annals of Air and Space Law, VOL.XXXI, 2006

National Interest and International Aviation
Erwin von den Steinen
The Netherlands: Kluwer Law International, 2006

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2005

International Air Carrier Liability: The Montreal Convention of 1999
Paul Stephen Dempsey & Michael Milde
McGill University, Institute of Air and Space Law, 2005

Law and Policy of Substantial Ownership and Effective Control of Airlines
Isabelle Lelieur
United Kingdom: Ashgate Publishing Ltd., 2005

The McGill/Concordia Report on International Aviation Policy for Canada
McGill University & Concordia University
McGill University, Institute of Air and Space Law, 2005

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Pre-2005

European Aviation Law
Paul Stephen Dempsey
The Netherlands: Kluwer Law International, 2004

Business and Corporate Aviation Management: On Demand Air Travel
John J Sheehan
United States of America: McGraw-Hill Professional, 2003

International Airline Alliances: EC Competition Law/US Antitrust Law and International Air Transport
Angela Cheng-Jui Lu
The Netherlands: Kluwer Law International, 2003

Law and Policy of Air Space and Outer Space: a Comparative Approach
P.P.C. Haanppel
The Netherlands: Kluwer Law International, 2003

Arbitration in Air, Space and Telecommunications Law
International Bureau of the Permanent Court of Arbitration (Ed.)
The Netherlands: Kluwer Law International, 2002

Safety at Sea and Air Transport Under EU Law
Georgios I. Zekos
United Kingdom: Barmarick Publications, 2002

The Warsaw Convention Annotated: A Legal Handbook
Lawrence B. Goldhirsch
The Netherlands: Kluwer Law International; 2nd Revised edition, 2000

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Pre-2000

Aspects of International Cooperation in Air Traffic Management
Walter Schwenk & Rudiger Schwenk
The Netherlands: Kluwer Law International, 1999

Air Pollution: Law & Regulation
D.J. Hughes (Ed.)
United Kingdom: Jordan Publishing, 1998

In Search of Open Skies: Law and Policy for a New Era in International Aviation – A Comparative Study of Airline Deregulation in the United States and European Union
Brian F. Havel
The Netherlands: Kluwer Law International, 1997

Aircraft Finance: Recent Developments and Prospects
B.J.H. Crans
The Netherlands: Kluwer Law International, 1996

European Union External Competence and External Relations in Air Transport
A.A.Mencik Von Zebinsky
The Netherlands: Kluwer Law International, 1996

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General Resources

Benjamin’s Sale of Goods
Michael Bridge (Gen. Ed.)
London: Sweet & Maxwell, 8th ed., 2010

Bowstead & Reynolds on Agency
Peter G. Watts & Francis M. B. Reynolds
London: Sweet & Maxwell, 19th ed., 2010

Chitty on Contracts
Hugh Beale (Gen. Ed.)
London: Sweet & Maxwell, 31st ed., 2012

Colinvaux’s Law of Insurance
Robert Merkin (Ed.)
London: Sweet & Maxwell, 9th ed., 2010

Dicey, Morris & Collins on the Conflict of Laws
Lord Collins of Mapesbury, Adrian Briggs, Andrew Dickson, Jonathan Harris, et al
London: Sweet & Maxwell, 15th ed. 2012

MacGillivray on Insurance Law
John Birds, Ben Lynch, Simon Milnes
London: Sweet & Maxwell, 12th ed., 2012

McGregor on Damages
Harvey McGregor
London: Sweet & Maxwell, 19th ed., 2013

Sale of Goods
Ewan McKendrick (Gen. Ed.)
London: LLP Limited, 2000

Schmitthoff’s Export Trade: The Law and Practice of International Trade
Carole Murray, David Holloway & Daren Timson-Hunt
London: Sweet & Maxwell, 12th ed., 2012

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