Army Air Service Agreement
collect or authorize fair and reasonable fees for the use of such airports and other facilities for this service; these charges cannot be higher than those paid for the use of these airports and facilities by their domestic aircraft using similar international services, provided that the fees levied for the use of airports and other facilities on the representation of an interested State party are subject to review by the Council of the International Civil Aviation Organization established by the aforementioned Convention. report to and make recommendations to the state or states concerned. The bilateral system is based on the Chicago Convention and related multilateral treaties. The Chicago Convention was signed in December 1944 and has governed international air services ever since. the convention also contains a number of annexes covering issues such as aviation safety, safety monitoring, seaworthiness, navigation, environmental protection and facilities (acceleration and departure at airports). Where a dispute between two or more States parties concerning the interpretation or application of this agreement cannot be resolved through negotiations, the provisions of Chapter XVIII of that convention apply in the same way as they are, in reference to any difference of opinion regarding the interpretation or application of the aforementioned convention. Subject to the provisions of the previous section, any State party may enter into agreements on international air services that are not incompatible with this agreement. Such an agreement is registered without delay by the Council, which publishes it as soon as possible. The privileges of this section do not apply to airports used for military purposes, excluding international scheduled air services. In areas of active hostility or military occupation and, in times of war, along the supply routes leading to these areas, the exercise of these privileges is subject to the approval of the competent military authorities. determine the route to be travelled on its territory by an international air service and the airports that such a service is authorized to use; Each State Party grants the other States Parties the following rights with respect to scheduled international flights: With respect to the privileges covered in paragraphs 3, 4 and 5 of this section, the undertaking of each State party refers only to services on a link that constitutes an appropriate direct link between the country of origin and the return to the country of which the aircraft is a national. This service allows recipients to request and obtain flight authorizations for purposes close to the government, such as aerial photographs, aerial photographs, agricultural sprays, weather balloons and aerial photographs. When countries negotiate bilateral air services agreements (“BASA” to allow international commercial air services between their territories, they grant airlines traffic rights in accordance with those air travel freedoms.
These freedoms remain the basis of the rights exchanged under the BASA date. When COVID19 spread, unilateral travel restrictions and closures were imposed on various countries, including India, to stem its spread. One way or another, since the vast majority of the world`s inhabitants were not allowed to fly abroad, airlines around the world had little choice but to destroy the vast majority of their fleet. The storage, maintenance and subsequent return to service of these aircraft were a major challenge.