Russia expected to implement legislation

Montreal Convention 1999 (MC99) legislation cam into force on 19 May.

MC99 establishes airline liability in the case of death or injury, of delays to passengers, and in instances of damage or loss of baggage and cargo.

Indonesia formally ratified implementation in March.

Russia will also join MC99 after President Vladimir Putin signed a bill agreeing to its implementation in March. Legislation is expected to come into force in July.