Section Code: 0054 - 0059

B.E. 2558 (2015)

Given on the 7th Day of February B.E. 2558;
Being the 70th Year of the Present Reign.

Chapter 5: Claim for Damages

Section 54

An action for damages in relation to carriage of the passenger, baggage and cargo, regardless of the cause of action under this Act, debt under the contract, obligation from tort or other obligations, shall be brought, subject to conditions and limit of liability provided in this Act.

The plaintiff shall not be awarded with punitive damage or any other damages which is compensation from the action under paragraph one.

Section 55

The right to damages shall be extinguished if an action is not brought within a period of two years, reckons from the date of arrival at the destination, or from the date on which the aircraft ought to have arrived or from the date on which the carriage stopped, as the case may be.

Section 56

In the case of an action brought under this Act, the conversion of Special Drawing Right to Thai Baht shall be calculated as from the date that the Court delivered its judgment in accordance with the method of valuation prescribed by the Bank of Thailand.


Chapter 6: Domestic Carriage by Air

Section 57

The provisions in this Act shall apply to domestic carriage by air mutatis mutandis.

Section 58

Cases on domestic carriage by air shall fall within the jurisdiction of the Intellectual Property and International Trade Court.


Transitory Provision

Section 59

Cases on domestic carriage which are in consideration of the Court before this Act has come into force shall be continued to be considered and complete by such Court and it shall be deemed that such cases are not air carriage cases under this Act.


Countersigned by:
General Prayut Chan-O-cha
Prime Minister