Article 9 - Baggage

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    Items Unacceptable as Baggage

    1. The passenger shall not include in his baggage:
      1. items which do not constitute baggage as defined in Article 1 Paragraph 1 hereof;
      2. items which are likely to endanger the aircraft or persons or property on board the aircraft, such as explosives, compressed gases, corrosives, oxidizing radio-active or magnetized materials, materials that are easily ignited, poisonous, offensive or irritating substances, liquids (other than liquids in the passenger's unchecked baggage for his use in the course of the journey), or those specified in the Dangerous Goods Regulations of the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) and the International Air Transport Association (IATA), and in Carrier's Regulations;
      3. items the carriage of which is prohibited by the applicable laws, regulations or orders of any state to be flown from, to or over;
      4. items which in the opinion of Carrier are unsuitable for carriage by reason of their weight, size or character, such as fragile or perishable items;
      5. live animals, except as provided for in Paragraph 10 of this Article.
    2. If the passenger is in possession of, or if his baggage includes any arms and/or munitions, he shall present them to Carrier for inspection prior to commencement of carriage. If Carrier accepts such items for carriage it may require them to be delivered to and remain in its custody until the passenger's arrival at the airport building at the place of destination.
    3. The passenger shall not include in checked baggage fragile or perishable items, money, jewellery, precious metals, silverware, negotiable papers, securities or other valuables, business documents, passports and other identification documents, samples, medicines or drugs.
    4. Various countries have implemented restrictions on the carriage of liquids, aerosols and gels in compliance with new guidelines set by the ICAO. For further information on the restrictions imposed by the list of countries, please check with the carrier's offices
    5. If any items referred to in Sub paragraph (a) or (b) of this Paragraph are carried, whether or not they are prohibited from carriage as baggage, the carriage thereof shall be subject to the charges, limitations of liability and other provisions of these Conditions applicable to the carriage of baggage.

    Articles, which may be carried free in addition to the Baggage allowance (subject to applicable security regulations), are:-

    1. An overcoat, wrap or blanket.
    2. An umbrella or walking stick.
    3. A lady's handbag, lady's pocket book or lady's purse.
    4. A reasonable amount of reading matter for the flight.
    5. A small camera and/or a pair of binoculars.
    6. Infant's food for consumption in flight and infant's carrying basket.

    A fully collapsible invalid's wheelchair and/or a pair of crutches and/or braces or other prosthetic device for your use provided that you are dependent upon them.

    Right to Refuse Carriage

    1. Carrier may refuse carriage as baggage of such items described in Paragraph 1 of this Article as are prohibited from carriage as baggage and may refuse further carriage of any such items on discovery thereof.
    2. Carrier may refuse to carry as baggage any item because of its size, shape, weight or character.
    3. Unless advance arrangements for its carriage have been made with Carrier, Carrier may carry on later flights baggage which is in excess of the applicable free allowance.
    4. Carrier may refuse to accept baggage as checked baggage unless it is properly packed in suitcases or other similar containers to ensure safe carriage with ordinary care in handling.

    Right of Search

    For reasons of safety and security, Carrier may request the passenger to permit a search to be made of his person and his baggage, and may search or have searched the passenger's baggage in his absence if the passenger is not available, for the purpose of determining whether he is in possession of or whether his baggage contains any item described in Paragraph 1

      rry the passenger or baggage and the sole recourse against Carrier for the passenger so refused shall be a refund calculated in accordance with Article 11 Paragraph 3.

    Checked Baggage

    1. Upon delivery to Carrier of baggage to be checked Carrier shall take custody thereof and issue a baggage identification tag for each piece of checked baggage.
    2. If baggage has no name, initials or other personal identification, the passenger shall affix such identification to the baggage prior to acceptance.
    3. Checked baggage will be carried on the same aircraft as the passenger, unless Carrier decides that this is impracticable, or due to space restrictions, in which case Carrier will carry the checked baggage on Carrier's next flight on which space is available.

    Free Baggage Allowance

    Passengers may carry free of charge baggage as specified and subject to the conditions and limitations in Carrier's Regulations. Where two or more passengers, travelling as one party to a common destination or point of stopover by the same flight, present themselves and their baggage for travelling at the same time and place, they may be permitted to total free baggage allowance equal to the combination of their individual free baggage allowances. The Free Baggage Allowance for Checked Baggage for adults and children aged 2 years and above is as follows :

    1. Business Class 40 Kgs
    2. Economy Class 30 Kgs

    Excess Baggage

    The passenger shall pay a charge for the carriage of baggage in excess of the free baggage allowance at the rate and in the manner provided in Carrier's Regulations.

    Unchecked baggage

    1. Baggage which the passenger carries on to the aircraft must fit under the seat in front of the passenger or in an enclosed storage compartment in the cabin. Items determined by Carrier to be of excessive weight or size will not be permitted in the cabin.
    2. Objects not suitable for transport in the cargo compartment (such as delicate musical instruments and the like) will only be accepted for transportation in the cabin compartment if due notice has been given in advance and permission granted by Carrier. The transport of such objects may be charged for separately.

    Collection and Delivery of Baggage

    1. The passenger shall collect his baggage as soon as it is available for collection at places of destination or stopover.
    2. Carrier shall deliver checked baggage to the bearer of the baggage check upon payment of all unpaid sums due to Carrier under the contract of carriage. Carrier is under no obligation to ascertain that the bearer of the baggage check is entitled to delivery of the baggage and Carrier is not liable for any loss, damage, or expense arising out of or in connection with its failure so to ascertain. Delivery of baggage will be made at the destination shown in the baggage check
    3. If a person claiming the baggage is unable to produce the baggage check and identify the baggage by means of a baggage (identification) tag, Carrier will deliver the baggage to such person only on condition that he establishes to Carrier's satisfaction his right thereto, and if required by Carrier, such person shall furnish adequate security to indemnify Carrier for any loss, damage or expense which may be incurred by Carrier as a result of such delivery.
    4. Acceptance of baggage by the bearer of the baggage check without complaint at the time of delivery is prima facie evidence that the baggage has been delivered in good condition and in accordance with the contract of carriage.


    1. Animals such as dogs, cats, household birds and other pets, when properly crated and accompanied by valid health and vaccination certificates, entry permits, and other documents required by countries of entry or transit will, with the advance agreement of Carrier, be accepted for carriage, subject to Carrier's Regulations.
    2. If accepted as baggage, the animal, together with its container and food carried, shall not be included in the free baggage allowance of the passenger but constitute excess baggage, for which the passenger shall pay the applicable rate.
    3. Guide dogs accompanying sight/hearing impaired passengers together with containers and food, will be carried free of charge in addition to the normal free baggage allowance, subject to Carrier's Regulations.
    4. jury to or loss, delay, sickness or death of such animal or in the event that it is refused entry into or passage through any country, state or territory.
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