ABTA Ltd v British Airways Plc: ComC 26 Nov 1999

IATA Airlines standard agency agreement – implied terms – whether travel agents can be lawfully instructed to give the public misleading documentation describing the passenger service charge at UK airports as a tax-whether the passenger service charge is included in fares applicable to air passenger transportation for the purposes of commission.


Timothy Walker J


Unreported, 26 November 1999

Cited by:

Appeal fromAssociation of British Travel Agents Ltd v British Airways Plc CA 2000
Sedley LJ described the common-law rule of contra preferentem, that any doubt as to the meaning of contractual words will be resolved by construing them against the party that put them forward, as ‘a principle not only of law but of justice’ and . .
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Updated: 30 April 2022; Ref: scu.225433