Written with the aim of presenting the major laws and policies that shape the global aviation industry, and featuring contemporary issues such as the Boeing 737 MAX grounding and emergence of unmanned aerial vehicles (“drones”), Introduction to Aviation Law presents commentary and primary source material focused on “public law” (i.e., government actions and policies that influence travel rights, airspace, aircraft, airmen, federalism, airline deregulation, air passenger rights, and air piracy and crime) as well as “private law” dealings, including aircraft transactions, labor and employment, airports, accident litigation, and international accident litigation. A teacher’s manual with proposed syllabus, a test bank, and PowerPoint slides accompanying the text are also available to instructors.

Imprint: West Academic Publishing
Series: Higher Education Coursebook
Publication Date: 12/30/2019

Timothy M. Ravich, UCF - University of Central Florida


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