Queen’s Bench Division
“A hot-air balloon could be categorised as an aircraft within the meaning of the Non International Rules contained in Schedule 1 to the Carriage by Air Acts (Application of Provisions) Order (SI 1967 No 480). The rules provided the sole cause of action and remedy against a carrier available to a claimant in respect of injuries caused by it to him.”
The Times, 23rd April 2008
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