Pablo Mendes de Leon

Prof. dr. Pablo Mendes de Leon commenced to work for Leiden University in 1985, where he obtained his doctoral (PhD) degree (with honours) on 1992 on a thesis called "Cabotage in International Air Transport Regulation". In addition to his teaching functions, he acted as Director of the International Institute of Air and Space Law, which was formally established in 1986.

From 2003, prof dr. Mendes de Leon is Director of Air Law Research of the International Institute of Air and Space law, and lectures private international air law and competition law in the LL.M. programme of the Institute. Moreover, he is a speaker at conferences on international aviation developments.


email: p.m.j.mendesdeleon(at)
website: International Institute of Air and Space Law, Leiden

International Institute of Air and Space Law
Kamerlingh Onnes Gebouw
Steenschuur 25
2311 ES Leiden
Room number A310

Airneth columns and contributions to Airneth activities

  05.04.2012 Demystifying Level Playing Field in Air Transport

Violation of the level playing field is a frequently debated issue in the context of international air transport. Airneth organizes a workshop on this theme.>>

  09.12.2011 Competition, Concentration and Consolidation

The European Aviation Club, in cooperation with Airneth, organizes a seminar on Competition, Concentration and Consolidation in the Airline Industry.>>

Pablo Mendes de Leon   05.09.2011 Emissies in de luchtvaart: van juridisch mijnenveld tot een handelsoorlog

Airneth column by Pablo Mendes de Leon (in Dutch)>>

  15.04.2010 4th Airneth Annual Conference: Air transport in PR China and in India

The central theme at the fourth Airneth Annual Conference will be an analysis of the air transport industry in upcoming markets. >>

  17.03.2008 2nd Airneth Annual Conference: EU-US Open Skies

What are the consequences of the EU-US Open Sky Agreement? >>

  12.04.2007 1st Airneth Annual Conference: Optimal use of scarce airport capacity

If shortages in airport capacity are here to stay, how can we use existing and future airport capacities most efficiently and effectively?>>