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Full Title

2009 ASEAN Multilateral Agreement on Air Services

Short Title / Abbreviations

MAAS

CIL Subject Classification
Date of Adoption 20/05/2009
Place of Adoption Manila, the Philippines
Issued/Adopted by Transport Ministers of ASEAN
Dispute settlement provisions

Article 17 ‘Settlement of Disputes’:

“The provisions of the ASEAN Protocol on Enhanced Dispute Settlement Mechanism, done at Vientiane, Lao PDR, on 29 November 2004 and any amendment thereto, shall apply to disputes arising under this Agreement.”

Depository

Secretary-General of ASEAN

Annexes

Annex I – Scheduled Air Services (note that Article 2.1(c) of the Agreement gives the title “Scheduled Air Transportation” for Annex I, while the title “Scheduled Air Services” appears on the annex itself.)

Annex II – Implementing Protocols (Annex II contains a list of the titles of the 6 protocols. The full text of the protocols may be accessed from the links in the “Protocols/Amendements to this instrument” section below.)

Entry Into Force Status In Force
Source

ASEAN Secretariat

Date of Entry into Force

23/11/2009

Entry into Force / Termination Provisions

Article 19.3 ‘Final Provisions’:

“This Agreement shall enter into force on the date of the deposit of the third (3rd) Instrument of Ratification or Acceptance with the Secretary-General of ASEAN and shall become effective only among the Contracting Parties that have ratified, or accepted it.”

Status
ASEAN States (Source:

ASEAN Secretariat

as of 22/04/2019)
Brunei Darussalam Signature 20/05/2009
Ratification 30/03/2010
Cambodia Signature 20/05/2009
Ratification 25/05/2011
Indonesia Signature 20/05/2009
Ratification 29/11/2011
Lao PDR Signature 20/05/2009
Acceptance 17/03/2011
Malaysia Signature 20/05/2009
Ratification 15/12/2009
Myanmar Signature 20/05/2009
Ratification 07/08/2009
Philippines Signature 20/05/2009
Ratification 19/04/2010
Singapore Signature 20/05/2009
Ratification 23/07/2009
Thailand Signature 20/05/2009
Ratification 23/11/2009
Viet Nam Signature 20/05/2009
Acceptance 22/12/2009
Related Instruments
Protocols / Amendments to this instrument

2009 Protocol 1 on Unlimited Third and Fourth Freedom Traffic Rights Within the ASEAN Sub-Region (ASEAN Multilateral Agreement on Air Services)

2009 Protocol 2 on Unlimited Fifth Freedom Traffic Rights Within the ASEAN Sub-Region (ASEAN Multilateral Agreement on Air Services)

2009 Protocol 3 on Unlimited Third and Fourth Freedom Traffic Rights between the ASEAN Sub-Regions (ASEAN Multilateral Agreement on Air Services)

2009 Protocol 4 on Unlimited Fifth Freedom Traffic Rights between the ASEAN Sub-Regions (ASEAN Multilateral Agreement on Air Services)

2009 Protocol 5 on Unlimited Third and Fourth Freedom Traffic Rights between ASEAN Capital Cities (ASEAN Multilateral Agreement on Air Services)

2009 Protocol 6 on Unlimited Fifth Freedom Traffic Rights between ASEAN Capital Cities (ASEAN Multilateral Agreement on Air Services)

Related Instruments

1944 Convention on International Civil Aviation

1971 Multilateral Agreement on Commercial Rights of Non-Scheduled Air Services among the Association of South East Asian Nations

Air Services Protocols of the 1995 ASEAN Framework Agreement on Services

2002 ASEAN Memorandum of Understanding on Air Freight Services

2004-2010 Vientiane Action Programme

2004 Action Plan for ASEAN Air Transport Integration and Liberalisation

2004 Roadmap for Integration of Air Travel Sector

2005-2015 Action Plan for ASEAN Air Transport Integration and Liberalisation

2009 ASEAN Multilateral Agreement on the Full Liberalisation of Air Freight Services

2010 ASEAN Multilateral Agreement on the Full Liberalisation of Passenger Air Services

2010 Memorandum of Understanding on the Association of Southeast Asian Nations’ Air Services Engagement with Dialogue Partners

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Additional Information

Dates of ratification and accession given above were obtained from the ASEAN Secretariat’s Legal Instruments website and its electronic collection of instruments of ratification, accession and notification. Some of the dates given appear to be the dates of execution of the instruments of ratification/accession, rather than their date of receipt by the depository.