Passengers injured at airports and in-flight are subject to special compensation rules and jurisdictional issues. International airline passengers are subject to international conventions. Different rules apply to domestic airlines, charter, private aircraft and recreational flying (helicopters, hot air balloons etc). Surviving family members have compensation rights in the case of fatalities.

Carter Capner Law has specialist expertise in conducting worldwide aviation personal injury claims for injury and (including fatal injuries) relating to:

Aircraft claims and aviation claims are conducted for:

  • injured crew and passengers;
  • the surviving family members of deceased aircraft accident victims;
  • injured or affected bystanders;
  • injuries covered include physical injuries and psychological trauma.

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We are experts in claims against all international airlines including: American Airlines, Aerolineas Argentinas; Royal Brunei Airlines; Air Canada, Air New Zealand, LAN Airlines; Air China; Pacific Blue; Air Pacific; V Australia; Air France; British Airways; Iberia Lineas Aeras; Lufthansa; Cathay Pacific; Malev; Jet Airways; Garuda; Indonesia Airasia; Japan Airlines; Asiana; Korean Air; Etihad; Airasia X; Emirates; KLM; Malaysia Airlines; MASWings; Air Mauritius; Mexicana; Aircalin; Air Tahiti Nui; American Airlines; Singapore Airlines; Thai Airways; United Airlines; Airlines of PNG; Philippine Airlines; Qatar Airways; Polynesian Blue; Egyptair; Tiger Airways; South African Airways; Delta; Vietnam Airlines; Virgin Atlantic.

Special legal considerations may apply to low cost carrier claims for compensation.

If you are making a compensation inquiry about an aviation or aircraft personal injury please send an email enquiry or call 1300 529 529 for further information.

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