3.1 Cargo Acceptable: The CARRIER undertakes to transport, subject to the availability of suitable equipment and space, all SHIPMENTS other than those restricted in these TERMS AND CONDITIONS or otherwise excluded by the CARRIER's regulations and provided:
3.1.1 the transportation, or the exportation, transit or importation thereof is not prohibited by the applicable laws or regulations of any country to be flown from, to or over;
3.1.2 they are packed in a manner ready for CARRIAGE as required by the issuing CARRIER and any subsequent CARRIER;
3.1.3 they are accompanied by the requisite shipping documents; and
3.1.4 they are not likely to endanger aircraft or any other means of transportation, persons or property, or cause annoyance to passengers.
3.2 Cargo Refusal: In addition to any other right, remedy or requirement in the TERMS AND CONDITIONS, the CARRIER reserves the right without assuming any liability to refuse CARRIAGE of CARGO when it determines circumstances so require.
3.3 Booking Confirmation: All SHIPMENTS must be booked with the CARRIER and are subject to a booking confirmation and to the availability of suitable equipment and space.
3.4 Restrictions To Shipment: The CARRIER shall not be required to accept bookings for, shall not be liable to provide, and shall not be responsible for CARRIAGE performed based on wrong or incomplete information at the time of booking, regardless of what is stated on the face of the AIR WAYBILL, with respect to any CARGO or SHIPMENT, and the CARRIER further reserves the right to refuse a booking in relation to:
3.4.1 dangerous goods specified in and subject to the “ICAO Technical Instructions for the Safe Transportation of Dangerous Goods by Air” as may be effected from time to time by the “IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations” or as otherwise specified by applicable law, regulation or the CARRIER’s published procedure or guideline;
3.4.2 live animals or, if the CARRIER accepts live animals for CARRIAGE, then only where CARRIAGE is conducted in accordance with the “IATA Live Animals Regulations”;
3.4.3 dual-use or military goods without the appropriate licenses, permits or other approvals;
3.4.4 SHIPMENTS involving parties that appear on prohibited, restricted or denied party lists and/or destined to countries or regions subject to sanctions or embargoes;
3.4.5 perishable or temperature sensitive CARGO or, if accepted, then only on the basis that the SHIPPER agrees that the CARRIER does not guarantee to maintain any temperature range regardless of what may be indicated on the AIR WAYBILL or other SHIPMENT RECORD;
3.4.6 CARGO containing animal products, derivatives or fauna;
3.4.7 human remains;
3.4.8 CARGO having irregular or oversize dimensions;
3.4.9 the categories listed below or, if the CARRIER accepts the same, then only on the basis that the CARRIER gives its express prior written consent in other than standard form documentation and prior arrangements have been expressly agreed on such terms as the CARRIER shall specify from time to time:
(a) SHIPMENT or CARGO having a declared value for CARRIAGE;
(b) SHIPMENTS or CARGO which the SHIPPER states to contain high value or sensitive CARGO which requires special care or attention in transit;
(c) bullion or precious stones;
(d) bearer form of negotiable instruments including but not limited to bank notes, tax banderoles, telephone cards, bonds, or stock certificates;
(e) firearms, parts thereof, weapons, ammunition, or replicas thereof including toys;
(f) courier on-board SHIPMENTS or CARGO;
(g) illegal goods and products; and/or
(h) other CARGO, being CARGO that the CARRIER has from time to time published or otherwise notified the SHIPPER that it will not carry pursuant to any prohibited or restricted commodities or related policy issued from time to time, or which may or does require special treatment or arrangement;
AND, if CARGO falls under any of the above, then all relevant information must be provided, as requested by the CARRIER.
3.5 Advance Arrangements: In the event that the CARRIER agrees to accept CARGO listed in Article 3.4 (and without any obligation to do so), the SHIPPER shall comply with any advance and other requirements stipulated by the CARRIER from time to time.
3.6 Advance Details: Details to be given in relation to advance arrangements must indicate the nature and characteristics of the goods, place of departure, place of destination, routing and probable date of movement, and shall request advice as to whether or not the consignment will be accepted.
3.7 Cargo Packing And Marking: The SHIPPER is responsible for ensuring that the CARGO is packed in an appropriate way for CARRIAGE so as to ensure that it can be carried safely with ordinary care in handling without the risk of injuring or damaging any persons, goods or property. Each package shall be legibly and durably marked so as to identify the SHIPPER and the CONSIGNEE. CARGO not packed in accordance with IATA/ICAO regulations, or in contravention of any restricted commodity, security, public health or other regulation or procedure, applicable laws or the CARRIER’s policies, or with incorrect, uncompleted or inappropriate documentation (including but not limited to customs or equivalent documentation or declarations or other importation or exportation paperwork) or improper packaging may not be carried. The CARRIER reserves the right to refuse the transportation of CARGO that is not suitably packed, marked and/or documented as required by the TERMS AND CONDITIONS, applicable law, or otherwise in a manner inconsistent with the CARRIER’s policies, procedures and guidelines issued or published from time to time.
3.8 Conditions Relating To Cargo And Responsibility For Non-Observance: Notwithstanding that the CARRIER may at its sole discretion effect the CARRIAGE of CARGO that is prohibited or subject to additional rules, regulations or requirements, responsibility for non-observance of the conditions relating to the CARRIAGE of CARGO rests upon the SHIPPER who shall indemnify the CARRIER for any loss, damage, delay, liability or penalties the CARRIER may incur because of CARRIAGE of any such CARGO.
3.9 Specific Responsibility For Dangerous Goods: The SHIPPER shall be wholly responsible for compliance with, indemnifies the CARRIER against and holds the CARRIER harmless from all loss and liability arising from the failure to comply with Articles 3.4.1 to 3.7, whether attributable to the SHIPPER, its agent or customer, and which may be incurred by the CARRIER from time to time including, but not limited to, loss, destruction, damage, death, injury, delay, fine, penalty, sanction, cost of disposal, additional transportation costs, fees and expenses, reasonable legal expenses and/or other loss caused, whether directly or indirectly, foreseeable or not, wholly or in part.
3.10 Specific Responsibility For Security: The SHIPPER shall comply with measures necessary for the security screening of CARGO to the extent required by Regulation (EC) 300/2008 and its associated implementation regulations as amended or replaced from time to time or, where the CARRIER is located outside of the European Union, the equivalent imposed in the jurisdiction to which the CARRIER is subject, as anticipated by Annex 17 to the “Chicago Convention on International Civil Aviation” of 7 December 1944, and any other applicable regulation to the extent the same is applicable to the CARRIAGE being undertaken, and shall be liable for and indemnify the CARRIER against all consequences of any non-compliance with such regulations.
3.11 Carrier's Inspection Right: The CARRIER reserves the right to examine the packaging and contents of all SHIPMENTS and to enquire into the correctness or sufficiency of information or documents tendered in respect of any SHIPMENT but the CARRIER shall be under no obligation to do so and assumes no liability with regard to such inspection or enquiry.
3.12 Unit Load Devices: When the SHIPPER undertakes to load a unit load device (ULD), the SHIPPER must comply with the CARRIER's loading instructions and shall be liable for and indemnify the CARRIER against the consequences of any non-compliance with such instructions. In the event that the SHIPPER uses or otherwise takes control of the CARRIER’s ULD, the SHIPPER shall as a prerequisite execute the CARRIER’s standard terms and conditions therefore or, if not executed shall, pursuant to these TERMS AND CONDITIONS, be deemed to have inspected and agreed to the same.