Monograph Series II
Emerging Trends - Legal, Safety and Policy Issues
Monograph Series II: Emerging Trends in Aviation and Space Applications - Legal, Safety and Policy Issues
Ram Jakhu, Sanat Kaul, and Kuan-Wei Chen
In recent years, the world has witnessed rapid development and growth in the aerospace sector, and this growth is most prominent in emerging economies and developing countries. Increasing air transportation and space applications have cultivated economic benefits and facilitated international exchange and cooperation. However, these activities also raise various legal and policy issues that require in-depth study and planning for enhancing their growth. Undoubtedly, there is wide recognition of the difficulties in developing laws, regulations and policies that can keep pace with the rapid technological advancements in the aerospace industry.
This book contains a collection of selected papers presented at the Third Workshop and International Conference on Emerging Trends in Aviation and Space Applications: Legal, Safety and Policy Issues (New Delhi, 25–29 April 2012). The event was held to celebrate the centennial of Indian civil aviation, and welcomed a congregation of lawyers, industry professionals, government officials and academics from various countries. The articles contained between these covers address contemporary and stimulating issues ranging from matters of liability and insurance to security concerns and the environmental impacts of aviation and space applications.
This book will be useful for anybody with an interest in the aerospace industry and will provide guidelines for those involved in the development of laws and policies to cope with the rapid developments in the aerospace industry.