History

Who Controls International Airspace?

Every nation has its own sovereignty, even the airspace above its land. So what are the laws governing international airspace?

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World's First Commercial Airline | The Greatest Moments in Flight (space.com)
"On Jan. 1, 1914, the St. Petersburg-Tampa Airboat Line became the world's first scheduled passenger airline service, operating between St. Petersburg and Tampa, Fla."

CONVENTION ON INTERNATIONAL CIVIL AVIATION DONE AT CHICAGO (icao.int)
"WHEREAS the future development of international civil aviation can greatly help to create and preserve friendship and understanding among the nations and peoples of the world, yet its abuse can become a threat to the general security"

Impediments to the Exercise of Space Power (au.af.mil)
"The exercise of the full range of space power is impeded by many factors, ranging from specific characteristics of space itself and modern space operations all the way through national and international issues"