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Warsaw Convention/Warsaw

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An international treaty that sets rules for liability and compensation in air transportation.

What is Warsaw Convention/Warsaw?

The Warsaw Convention, also known as the Warsaw System, is an international treaty signed in 1929 that established a uniform set of rules governing the liability of air carriers for damage or loss of cargo during international air transportation. The convention limits the amount of compensation that can be claimed by shippers in the event of loss or damage and sets time limits for filing claims.

The Warsaw Convention has been amended several times since its inception, with the most recent amendment being the Montreal Convention in 1999. 

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