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All about service in the aviation sector

Overview

Contracting parties will often choose the governing law and jurisdiction that will apply to claims that may arise under the contract. As foreshadowed in a recent alert on service of proceedings on a general sales agent, they should also consider at the outset how service of any proceedings can best be effected. Where one of the parties is a foreign entity, provision for service upon an agent within the jurisdiction appointed for that very purpose should save time and costs.

This article examines the recent decision in Aquila WSA Aviation Opportunities II Ltd v Onur Air Tasimacilik AS.