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Increased liability limit in air transport

We would like to call the attention of our customers to the increase in the liability limit for air transport under the Montreal Convention becoming valid on 28 December 2019.

As of 28 December 2019, the provisions of Article 22(3) of the Montreal Convention have been amended, limiting the liability of the carrier in case of destruction, loss, damage or delay to 22 special drawing rights (SDR) per kilogram. That is, unless the consignor makes a special declaration of interest at the place where they are forwarding the cargo to the carrier and fails to pay the relevant surcharge if it is required in these circumstances. Compared to the existing legislation, there was an increase in the limit by 3 SDRs.