Seventh Freedom of the Air Law and Legal Definition

Seventh freedom of the air refer to the right of a country’s aircraft to fly between two foreign countries while not offering flights to one's own country.

It is the right or privilege granted by one country to another country, of transporting traffic between the territory of the granting country and any third country with no requirement to include on such operation any point in the territory of the recipient country. The service need not connect to or be an extension of any service to/from the home country of the carrier. For example, a traffic from England going to Canada on a U.S. airline flight that does not stop in the U.S. on the way.