ARTICLE 7 -REFUSAL AND LIMITATION OF CARRIAGE
7.1 Right to refuse carriage
In the reasonable exercise of our discretion, we may refuse to carry you or your baggage if we have notified you that we would not at any time after the date of such notice carry you on our flights. In this circumstance you will be entitled to a refund. We may also refuse to carry you or your baggage if one or more of the following have occurred or we reasonably believe may occur:
7.1.1 such action is necessary in order to comply with any applicable Government laws. regulations or orders-,
7.1.2 the carriage of you or your baggage may endanger or affect the safety, health, or materially affect the comfort of other passengers or crew,
7.1.3. your mental or physical state, including your impairment from alcohol or drugs, presents a hazard or risk to yourself, to passengers, to crew, or to property,
7.1.4 you have committed misconduct on a previous flight,
7.1.5.you have refused to submit to a security check;
7.1.6.you have not paid the applicable fare, taxes or charges;
7.1.7 you do not appear to have valid travel documents, may seek to enter a country through which you may be in transit, or for which you do not have valid travel documents, destroy your documentation during flight or refuse to surrender your travel documents to the flight crew against receipt, when so requested;
7.1.8.you present a ticket that has been acquired unlawfully, has been purchased from an entity other than us or our authorized agent, or has been reported as being lost or stolen, is a counterfeit, or you cannot prove that you are the person named in the ticket;
7.1.9 you have not used the coupons in sequence, or you present a ticket, which has been issued or altered in any way, other than by us or our authorized agent, or the ticket is mutilated;
7.1.10 you fail to observe our instructions with respect to safety or security,
7.1.11 you have previously committed one of the acts or omissions referred to above.
7.2 Special assistance
Acceptance for carriage of incapacitated persons, pregnant women, persons with illness or other people requiring special assistance is subject to prior arrangement with us. Passengers with disabilities who have advised us of any special requirements they may have at the time of ticketing, and been accepted by us shall not subsequently be refused carriage on the basis of such disability or special requirements. GUM AIR does not accept any unaccompanied children. All children must travel with an accompanied adult.
ARTICLE 8 -BAGGAGE
8.1 Free baggage allowance
You may carry some baggage free of charge, subject to our conditions and limitations, which are available upon request from us or our authorized agent.
8.2 Excess baggage
You will be required to pay a charge for carriage of baggage in excess of the free baggage allowance. These rates are available from us upon request.
8.3 Items unacceptable as baggage
8.3.1 You must not include in your baggage:
220.127.116.11items which are likely to endanger the aircraft or persons or property on board the aircraft, such as those specified in the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) Technical Instructions for the Safe Transport of Dangerous Goods by Air and the International Air Transport Association (IATA) Dangerous Goods Regulations, and in our regulations (further information is available from us on request);
18.104.22.168items the carriage of which is prohibited by the applicable laws, regulations or orders of any state to be flown from or to;
22.214.171.124items which are reasonably considered by us to be unsuitable for carriage because they are dangerous, unsafe or by reason of their weight, size, shape or character, or which are fragile or perishable having regard to, among other things, the type of aircraft being used. Information about unacceptable items is available upon request.
8.3.2 Firearms and ammunition other than for hunting and sporting purposes are prohibited from carriage as baggage. We may at our discretion accept firearms and ammunition for hunting and sporting purposes as checked baggage. Firearms must be unloaded with the safety catch on, and suitably packed. Carriage of ammunition is subject to ICAO and IATA regulations as specified in Article 8.3. 1. 1.
8.3.3 We may, at our discretion accept as checked baggage, weapons such as antique firearms, swords, knives and similar items, but they will not be permitted in the cabin of the aircraft.
8.3.4 You must not include in checked baggage money, jewelry, precious metals, computers, electronic devices, negotiable papers, securities or other valuables, business documents, passports and other identification documents or samples.
8.3.5 If despite being prohibited, any items referred to in Articles 8.3.I, 8.3.2 and 8.3.4 are included in your baggage, we shall not be responsible for any loss or damage to such items.
8.4 Right to refuse carriage
8.4.1 Subject to Articles 8.3.2 we will refuse to carry as baggage the items describe in Article 8.3, and we may refuse further carriage of any such items on discovery.
8.4.2 We may refuse to carry as baggage any item reasonably considered by us to be unsuitable for carriage because of its size, shape, weight, contents or character, or safety or operational reasons, or the comfort of other passengers. Information about unacceptable items is available upon request.
8.4.3 We may refuse to accept baggage for carriage unless it is in our reasonable opinion properly and securely packed in suitable containers.
8.5 Right of search
For reasons of safety and security we may request that you permit a search, x-ray or other type of scan be made of your person and baggage. If you are not available, your baggage may be searched in your absence for the purpose of determining whether you are in possession of or whether your baggage contains any item described in Article 8.3.l or any firearms, ammunition or weapons, which have not been presented to us in accordance with Articles 8.3.2 or 8.3.3.If you are unwilling to comply with such request we may refuse to carry you and your baggage. In the event an x-ray or other scan causes damages to you or your baggage, we shall not be liable for such damage unless due to our fault or negligence.
8.6 Checked baggage
8.6.1 On delivery to us of your baggage which you wish to check or of your baggage which we require you to check prior to boarding we will take custody of, and issue a baggage identification tag for, each piece of your checked baggage.
8.6.2 Checked baggage must have your name or other personal identification affixed to it.
8.6.l Checked baggage will, whenever possible, be carried on the same aircraft as you, unless we decide for safety, security or operational reasons to carry it on an alternative flight. If your checked baggage is carried on a subsequent flight we will deliver it to you, unless applicable law requires you to be present for customs clearance.
8.7 Unchecked baggage
8.7.1 We may specify maximum dimensions for baggage which you carry on to the aircraft.
8.7.2 We will, when space permits, allow you to carry a 'laptop' personal computer, over and above your cabin baggage allowance. When space does not permit, we may require the laptop to be assessed as part of your free baggage allowance, and carry as checked baggage the laptop and such other items of baggage that otherwise would be carried in the passenger cabin.
8.7.3 Objects not suitable for carriage as checked baggage (such as delicate musical
instruments) and which do not meet the requirements in Article 8.8.1, will only be accepted for carriage in the passenger cabin if you have given us notice in advance and permission has been granted by us. You may have to pay a separate charge for this service.
8.8 Collection and delivery of checked baggage
8.8.1 You are required to collect your checked baggage as soon as it is made available at your destination or stopover. Should you not collect it within a reasonable time, we may charge you a storage fee. Should your checked baggage not be claimed within three months of the time it is made available, we may dispose of it without any liability to you.
8.8.2 Only the bearer of the baggage check and baggage identification tag is entitled to delivery of the checked baggage.
8.8.3 If a person claiming checked baggage is unable to produce the baggage check and identify the baggage by means of a baggage identification tag, we deliver the baggage to such person only on condition that he or she establishes to our satisfaction his or her right to the baggage.
If we agree to carry your animals they will be carried subject to the following conditions:
8.9.1 You must ensure that animals such as dogs, cats, household birds and other pets are properly crated and accompanied by valid health and vaccination certificates, entry permits and other documents required by countries of entry or transit failing which they will not be accepted for carriage. Such carriage may be subject to additional conditions specified by us which are available on request.
8.9.2 If accepted as baggage, the animal, together with its container and food, shall not be included in your free baggage allowance, but shall constitute excess baggage, for which you will be obliged to pay the applicable rate.
8.9.3 Subject to the requirements of clause 8.1 guide dogs accompanying passengers with disabilities will be carried free of charge in addition to the normal free baggage allowance, subject to conditions specified by us, which are available on request.
8.9.4 Where carriage is not subject to the liability rules of the Convention, except in the case of our own negligence, we are not responsible for injury to or loss, sickness or death of an animal, which we have agreed to carry.
8.9.5 We will have no liability in respect of any such animal not having all the necessary exit, entry, health and other documents necessary or convenient with respect to the animal's entry into or passage through any country, state or territory and the person carrying the animal must reimburse us for any fines, cost, losses of liabilities reasonably imposed or incurred by us as a result.