Published 25 June 2021
Air and Space Laws today play a significant role in International Law, making it all the more intriguing and important to explore the evolution of these laws over the years. This article aims to contextualise the incremental and turbulent changes that the laws governing Air and Space have undergone, offering a detailed case study on the Malaysia-Singapore dispute over southern Johor airspace that has seized global attention in recent times and has paved the way for further contemplation on international agreements and treaties. The article also focuses on the ripple effect that transpired in the ambit of world politics in the backdrop to this dispute and the role played by the Convention on International Civil Aviation in the context of the said dispute. The article concludes with certain suggestions that ICAO should adopt in order to act as an effective resolution of international disputes related to aviation.
This paper will be part of the TDM Special Issue on "Old and New Disputes in Aerospace Law". More information here www.transnational-dispute-management.com/news.asp?key=1858