Sponsor Message:
Aviation Technical / Operations Forum
My Starred Topics | Profile | New Topic | Forum Index | Help | Search 
Freedom Rights....Fifth Freedom Rights?  
User currently offlineCmchardyfl From United Kingdom, joined Jun 2002, 175 posts, RR: 1
Posted (11 years 11 months 5 days ago) and read 938 times:

Hi All,

I wander if anyone could help me with this. I am frequently hearing about airlines wanting these 'Freedom Rights' especially 'Fifth Freedom Rights'. For example, I often here about airlines wanting fifth freedom rights in order to fly from KUL to BKK. Just an example.

Could somebody please break down these rights for me, and explain what each one allows airlines to do. Thanks in advance.

Cheers

Chris

2 replies: All unread, jump to last
 
User currently offlineB747-437B From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 1, posted (11 years 11 months 4 days 20 hours ago) and read 912 times:

First Freedom : Overflight rights (eg. CO flying EWR-HKG overflying Canada)

Second Freedom : Refuel rights (eg. CX flying YYZ-HKG with a refuel stop in ANC)

Third/Fourth Freedom : Traffic rights to/from home country (eg. any international service)

Fifth Freedom : Traffic rights between two other countries as extension of service (eg. AI's service BOM-LHR-JFK carrying passengers LHR-JFK)

Sixth Freedom : Traffic rights between two other countries VIA home country (eg. AA carrying passengers EZE-MIA-LHR)

Seventh Freedom : Standalone service between two other countries (eg. hypothetical DL service YYZ-FCO)

Eighth Freedom : Cabotage aka Domestic service in another country (eg. hypothetical AC service JFK-LAX)


User currently offlineCloudy From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 2, posted (11 years 11 months 3 days 10 hours ago) and read 847 times:

Is their a cabotage agreement in the works between Canada and the US? How about relaxing ownership rules?

Relaxing ownership rules could allow greater flexibility in financing troubled carriers like USair and AirCanada. Just a hypothetical - this way, if a group from Toronto wants to save USair and get a majority stake , let them do it, darn it. Who's afraid of the Canadians?

Allowing cabotage means a single US-Canada air market kind of like we see in the EU. The benefits of this are obvious.

Who is standing in the way of this kind of cooperation? There must be somebody or it would have been done long ago. What am I missing?


Top Of Page
Forum Index

Reply To This Topic Freedom Rights....Fifth Freedom Rights?
Username:
No username? Sign up now!
Password: 


Forgot Password? Be reminded.
Remember me on this computer (uses cookies)
  • Tech/Ops related posts only!
  • Not Tech/Ops related? Use the other forums
  • No adverts of any kind. This includes web pages.
  • No hostile language or criticizing of others.
  • Do not post copyright protected material.
  • Use relevant and describing topics.
  • Check if your post already been discussed.
  • Check your spelling!
  • DETAILED RULES
Add Images Add SmiliesPosting Help

Please check your spelling (press "Check Spelling" above)


Similar topics:More similar topics...
Freedom Rights....Fifth Freedom Rights? posted Mon Sep 30 2002 21:28:03 by Cmchardyfl
747's "Fifth" Contrail Source? posted Sat Nov 24 2001 20:01:03 by Mr Spaceman

Sponsor Message:
Printer friendly format