The agreement signed by the two countries guarantees the terms of the current EU-Swiss air services agreement and will enter into force when the UK formally withdraws from the European Union. In the event of a non-agreement, it will apply from 30 March 2019. In addition, Brexit will not only affect air transport between the EU and the UK, but also between the UK and Switzerland. Switzerland and the United Kingdom have reached a bilateral agreement that existing traffic rights will survive Brexit. Relationship with bilateral double taxation agreements 1. A joint committee made up of representatives of the contracting parties is established. She is responsible for the management and proper implementation of the agreement. To that end, it makes recommendations. It makes decisions in the circumstances of the agreement. The joint committee makes its decisions by mutual agreement.

In the case of free transport by other un conceded air carriers, the above legal instruments do not apply. Responsibility must be determined under the general law of contracts and offences, which is enshrined in the law of obligations.5 If the flight is a mere courtesy to the passenger, a contract can be entered into and liability may be based on an unlawful act.6 A reduced standard of care applies, but there is no limitation of the amount of liability in the legal provisions. The parties may limit liability within the limits of the law of obligations (in particular, under Section 100, paragraph 1, of the law of obligations, exclusion for project and gross negligence is deemed to be annulled). This is why private pilots often need a reward and a transport document, so the air transport regulations apply. 207.The EU is also the largest target market for the UK, which accounts for 49% of passengers and 54% of scheduled flights.284 According to the ONS, 46% of all UK exports and 56% of all UK imports in the transport sector were EU-related in 2015. In 2015, the UK experienced a $1.1 billion transport services deficit with the EU and imported more services from EU-based transport providers than exported services.285 Although Switzerland is not a member of the European Union, it is largely integrated into the EU internal market, including the aviation market. On 21 June 1999, the EU and the Swiss Confederation signed a bilateral air services agreement, which came into force on 1 June 2002. The agreement allows all AIRLINES in the EU and Switzerland to fly directly between each airport in the EU and Switzerland. Through this agreement, Switzerland has adopted most of the EU`s aviation laws, including Regulation (EC) 1008/2008 establishing common rules for the operation of air services in the Community.