An Introduction to Air Law offers a comprehensive and up-to-date view of all the main components making up this interesting and topical branch of international law. The material, spread over ten chapters, includes items such as liability of the carrier, insurance, product liability, sovereignty in airspace, offenses such as hijacking, and assistance and salvage. The main themes of the book are the so-called Warsaw System And The Chicago Convention on Civil Aviation, being the two pillars of support of the present-day aviation legislation. The text of this edition has been adapted considerably in view of recent events and current developments. A number of relevant new cases has been added. An index by subject and an extensive bibliography complete the volume.Diederiks-Verschoor, I. H. is the author of 'Introduction to Air Law', published 2001 under ISBN 9789041115997 and ISBN 9041115994.