"AGENT" means, except when the context otherwise requires, any person who has authority to act for or on behalf of Carrier in relation to the carriage of cargo.
"AIR WAYBILL", which is equivalent to the term "air consignment note", means the document entitled "Air Waybill/Consignment Note" made out by or on behalf of the Shipper which evidences the contract between the Shipper and Carrier for carriage of cargo.
"APPLICABLE CONVENTION" means whichever of the following instruments is applicable:
The Convention for the Unification of Certain Rules Relating to International Carriage by Air, signed at Warsaw, 12 October 1929:or
The Warsaw Convention as amended at The Hague on 28 September 1955; or
The Warsaw Convention as amended by Additional Protocol No 1 of Montreal (1975);or
The Warsaw Convention as amended by Additional Protocol No 2 of Montreal (1975);or
The Warsaw Convention as amended by Additional Protocol No 4 of Montreal (1975);or
The Guadalajara Supplementary Convention (1961); or
The Convention on the contract for the International Carriage of Goods by Road (CMR Convention) signed at Geneva on 19 May 1965; or
The Convention for the Unification of Certain Rules for International Carriage by Air signed at Montreal 28 May1999;
"CARGO" which is equivalent to the term "goods", means anything carried or to be carried in an aircraft except mail, or baggage carried under a passenger ticket and baggage check, but includes baggage moving under an Air Waybill.
"CARRIAGE" which is equivalent to the term "transportation", means carriage of cargo by air or by another means of transport, whether gratuitously or for reward.
"CARRIER" includes the air carrier issuing the Air Waybill and all carriers that carry or undertake to carry the cargo or to perform any other services related to such carriage.
"CHARGES COLLECT" means the charges entered on the Air Waybill for collection from the Consignee against delivery of the shipment.
"CONSIGNEE" means the person whose name appears on the Air Waybill as the party to whom the shipment is to be delivered by Carrier.
"DAYS" means full calendar days, including Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays; provided that for purposes of notification the balance of the day upon which notice is dispatched shall not be counted.
"DELIVERY SERVICE" means the surface carriage of inbound shipments from the airport of destination to the address of the Consignee or that of his designated agent or to the custody of the appropriate government agency when required, including any incidental surface carriage between airports.
"PICK-UP SERVICE" means the surface carriage of outbound shipments from the point of pickup at the address of the Shipper or that of his designated agent to the airport of departure, including any incidental surface carriage between airports.
"SHIPMENT" which is equivalent to the term "consignment" means, except as otherwise provided herein, one or more packages, pieces or bundles of cargo accepted by Carrier from one Shipper at one time and at one address, receipted for in one lot and under a single Air Waybill, for carriage to one Consignee at one destination address.
"SHIPMENT RECORD" Any record of carriage preserved by Carrier, evidenced by means other than an Air Waybill.
"SHIPPER" which is equivalent to the term "Consignor", means the person whose nameappears on the Air Waybill, as the party contracting with Carrier for the carriage of cargo.
"SPECIAL DRAWING RIGHT" a Special Drawing Right (SDR) as defined by the International Monetary Fund. It is an international unit of account based upon the values of several leading currencies. The currency values of the Special Drawing Right fluctuate and are re-calculated each banking day. These values are known to most commercial banks and are reported regularly in leading financial journals.
Version 1 (March 2012)