Air & Space Law: Economic regulation of air transport and navigation, deregulation, liberalization, open skies. Economic and regulatory theories, competition, anti-trust regulation. Status, negotiation, and implementation of international agreements on air services.
Offered by: Air and Space Law
- Winter 2019
- Richard A Janda, Joseph Wilson
This course focuses on the domestic and international economic, safety, security and environmental regulation of air transport. Key themes include:
- Why do Governments regulate or deregulate markets for air transport?
- How do the economics of the aviation sector impact regulatory policies and vice versa?
- What are the legal regimes governing key issues of the aviation business, such as international routes, pricing, code-sharing, joint ventures, airline alliances, computer reservation systems, airport slots, etc?
- What is the relationship between sectoral airline regulation and competition law?
- What are the regulatory tools used by Governments as the means for regulating civil aviation?
- How are consumer rights protected domestically and internationally?
- What multilateral regimes govern the supply of aviation services?
- What are the present challenges and trends in the regulatory regime of air transport?
Method of Evaluation
Oral Presentation: 25%; Final Examination: 75%. The take-home exam is an open-book examination due 24 hours from picking up the examination. You may not discuss the examination, nor collaborate with, any other student on the examination.
Teaching Hours: Winter 2017- Tuesdays, 17:30 – 20:30
Professor: Martine De Serres. Preferred method of communication is by email, telephone or by appointment before or after class. Contact: martine.deserres [at] aircanada.ca or by phone (514) 422-5883.
Also refer to the most recent Course Offerings document found on the SAO's Current courses & registration information page, from which the latest exam schedules can also be downloaded.
Other available files
Aviation Safety Regulation [.pdf]