List of (major) Consultations

(as per May 2021)

1. Whilst at McGill University (after first sabbatical year in 1982-1983) 1983-1990mcgill-university-logo

Air Canada (tariffs and bilateral agreements) (continuing exercise)

DOT Canada: survey of all Canadian bilateral air transport agreements (published, see list of Publications)

ICAO: teaching aviation law in Zimbabwe

Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA): teaching of bilateral agreements, including simulations, in the Caribbean (St. Lucia) (several times)

International Aviation Management Institute (IAMTI): teaching in Indonesia, Malaysia, Republic of Korea and Uruguay

Council of Europe: study on the inferences of airline deregulation in the USA for Europe (published, see list of Publications)

International Foundation of Airline Passenger Associations (IFALPA), Board member and projects in Australia, Canada, Europe and USA


2. Whilst at IATA (and in an IATA capacity) 1990-2002fte-asia-iata-workshop-image

Americas: Jamaica (teaching), Uruguay (information session for AITAL)

Africa: information sessions for IATA member airlines and their civil aviation authorities in

Egypt (several times, including AFRAA meeting)

Kenya (several times)



Morocco (several times)


South Africa


Asia : information sessions for IATA member airlines and their civil aviation authorities in

China (several times)


Jordan (several times)


Saudi Arabia

Singapore (several times)

Sri Lanka

Syria (several times, including AACO meeting)




3. Whilst at Leiden University (period 2002-2009 only)Logo Universiteit Leiden moeder

Lengthy project for the Common Market of Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) on the external aviation relations of COMESA and its member States with countries and organizations outside Africa (especially the EC), including meetings in a number of African countries (Egypt, Kenya, South Africa, Zambia)

Lengthy project for the United Nations Mission in Kosovo (UNMIK) on the status of air space over Kosovo and neighbouring countries, and on an eventually abortive Civil Aviation Code for Kosovo (air space study published by ICAO, see list of Publications)


4. Projects for P.P.C. Haanappel B.V. (2009-current) (in chronological order)

Jordan 2009: building blocks for a bilateral air services agreement between Jordan and the EU

Botswana 2009: review of air transport liberalisation in the member States of the Southern African Development Community (SADC)

ICAO – AFI 2010: drafting two regional multilateral agreements for air transport safety and aircraft accident investigation in the Union Economique et Monétaire Ouest Africaine (UEMOA)

Zambia 2010-2011: drafting a Civil Aviation Authority Act (adopted by Parliament in August 2012)

Joint Aviation Authorities Teaching Office (JAA-TO) 2011: teaching international and European aviation law in The Netherlands and Serbia

ICAO – AFI 2011 – 2012: drafting two regional multilateral agreements for air transport safety and aircraft accident investigation in the Communauté Economique et Monétaire de l’Afrique Centrale (CEMAC)

ICAO – AFI 2012: drafting Articles of Association for an African Aviation Training Organization

ICAO – TCB 2013: drafting air transport facilitation rules and regulations in Qatar

Swiss  Federal Office of Civil Aviation (FOCA) and Zürich Airport 2013: assistance in the drafting of a Swiss-German treaty on over flight over Southern Germany en route to/from Zürich Airport (treaty currently in ratification process)

For CAAi: Development of a gap analysis in the civil aviation legislation of Kuwait: Fall 2013

For CAAi: Drafting of a Civil Aviation Law (primary legislation) for Kuwait: Summer-Fall 2014

Revision of the civil aviation legislation of Armenia (winter 2015)

Revision of the civil aviation legislation of Suriname (2016-2017)

With NTU: COMESA Airspace Integration Project (Team Leader and Legal Expert) (2015-2017)

Western Balkan Air Transport Conference (December 2016) (Position Paper for the Regional Balkan Cooperation Council)

IATA Consulting, Legal Analysis Paper, G5 Sahel Regional Airline Project (French West Africa) (2017)

ICAO Global Aviation Training – Course design Bilateral Air Services/Transport Agreements (ICAO-TCB/Legal)(2017)

WODC (Wetenschappelijk Onderzoek & Documentatie Centrum), Ministry of Justice & Security, Chair of Adivsory Committee (Voorzitter Begeleidingscommissie), Research Project on Advance Passenger Information (API) and Passenger Name Records (PNR), 2017-2018

Expert, TAIEX Workshop on Enhancing Air Transport Connectivity in the Western Balkan (2018).

Legal Expert for the Netherlands Rli on a new Aviation Policy 2018-2019.

Legal Expert for EU – AU Project on a Study on Assessment of the readiness of African Key Stakeholders to implement the Single African Air Transport Market (SAATM), 2019 – 2020.

Legal Opinion in a case between Corendon and Sunweb, 2020 – 2021.