第一章 定義

第一條 天津航空有限責任公司旅客、行李國際運輸總條件(以下簡稱條件)中的下列用語,除具體條文中有其它要求或另有規定外,含義如下:

(一)公約是指根據合同規定適用于該項運輸的一九二九年十月十二日在華沙簽訂的《統一國際航空運輸某些規則的公約》(簡稱華沙公約)和一九五五年九月二十八日在海牙簽訂的《修改一九二九年十月十二日在華沙簽訂的統一國際航空運輸某些規則的公約的議定書》(簡稱海牙議定書)以及一九九九年五月二十八日在蒙特利爾簽訂的《統一國際航空運輸某些規則的公約》(簡稱1999年蒙特利爾公約)。

(二)國際運輸是指除公約另有規定外,根據當事人訂立的航空運輸合同,無論運輸有無間斷或者有無轉運,運輸的出發地點、目的地點或者約定的經停地點之一不在中華人民共和國境內的運輸。

(三)承運人指填開客票、承運或約定承運該客票所列旅客及其行李的公共航空運輸企業。

(四)代碼共享或代碼共享航班指承運人通過協議在另一承運人實際承運的航班上使用自己公司航班號或多家公司通過協議在同一個航班上使用各自航班號的航班。

(五)出票承運人指其數字代碼在客票票聯中出現的承運人。

(六)天航指天津航空有限責任公司的簡稱。

(七)天航規定指天航為對旅客及其行李的運輸進行管理,依法制定而公布的并于填開客票之日對合同雙方有效的規定,包括有效的適用票價及適用條件。

(八)授權銷售代理人指被承運人指定并代表該承運人,為其航班并經其授權后為其他航空承運人航班銷售航空旅客運輸的銷售代理人。

(九)旅客指除機組成員以外經承運人同意在航空器上載運或已經載運的任何人。

(十)兒童指旅行開始之日已滿兩周歲但不滿十二周歲的人。

(十一)嬰兒指旅行開始之日滿14天但不滿兩周歲的人。

(十二)客票指承運人或其授權代理人銷售或認可并賦予運輸權利的有效文件,包括紙質客票和電子客票。紙質客票是指由承運人或代表承運人所填開的被稱為客票及行李票的憑證,包括運輸合同條件、聲明、通知以及乘機聯和旅客聯等內容。電子客票是普通紙質客票的電子替代產品。

(十三)電子客票是紙質機票的替代,是將普通紙質機票的信息以電子數據的方式存儲在系統數據庫中,并作為銷售、結算、運輸依據的客票形式。

(十四)電子客票行程單是記錄旅客姓名、旅程路線、票價等信息的紙質憑證。

(十五)連續客票指填開給旅客與另一本客票連在一起,共同構成一個單一運輸合同的客票。

(十六)旅客聯指紙質客票中標明旅客聯的部分,始終由旅客持有。

(十七)乘機聯指紙質客票中標明適用于運輸的部分,表示該乘機聯適用于指定的兩個地點之間的運輸。

(十八)指日歷日,包括每周的七日。用于給旅客發通知時,通知發出日不計算在內;用于確定客票有效期限時,客票填開日和航班飛行開始日,均不計算在內。

(十九)行李指旅客在旅行中為了穿著、使用、舒適或方便的需要而攜帶的物品。除另有規定外,包括旅客的托運行李和非托運行李。

(二十)托運行李指旅客交由承運人負責照管和運輸并填開行李票的行李。

(二十一)非托運行李指除旅客托運行李以外的由旅客自行照管的行李。

(二十二)行李牌指識別行李的標志和旅客領取托運行李的憑據。

(二十三)行李票指由承運人發行的專用于托運行李鑒明的文件。

(二十四)逾重行李指超過計重或者計件免費行李額的部分。

(二十五)約定經停地點指除出發地點和目的地點以外,在客票或者承運人的班期時刻表內列明作為旅客旅行路線上預定經停的地點。

(二十六)中途分程指經承運人事先同意,旅客在出發地點和目的地點間旅行時由旅客有意安排在某個地點的旅程間斷。

(二十七)損失指在承運人提供的運輸或與運輸有關的其它服務中因旅客死亡或者身體傷害而產生的損失;因行李毀滅、遺失或者損壞而產生的損失或其它損失。

(二十八)正常票價是在適用期內的頭等、公務、經濟各艙位等級中承認的最高票價,也包括與之相適應的兒童和嬰兒票價。

(二十九)特種票價是指不屬于正常票價的其他票價。

(三十)特別提款權是指由國際貨幣基金組織定義的特別提款權。

 

Article 1 Definitions

 

The definitions of the following expressions in the “Tianjin Airlines Co., Ltd. General Conditions of International Carriage for Passengers and Baggage” (hereinafter referred to as the Conditions), except where the specific article otherwise requires or where it is otherwise provided, are as follows:

1.1 “Convention”, refers to the instrument(s) used according to the stipulations of the contract: “The Convention for the Unification of Certain Rules Relating to International Carriage by Air”, signed in Warsaw, October 12, 1929 (hereinafter referred to as the Warsaw Convention);“The Warsaw Convention as Amended at The Hague”, signed in The Hague, September 12, 1955 (hereinafter referred to as the Hague Protocol);“The Convention for the Unification of Certain Rules for International Carriage by Air”, signed in Montreal on May 28, 1999 (hereinafter referred to as the Montreal Convention).

1.2 “International Carriage” means, unless otherwise provided by a Convention, transportation which, according to the contract of carriage concluded by the parties, either the place of departure of carriage or the destination or an agreed stopping place, whether or not there is a break or transfer in the transportation, is not inside the borders of the People’s Republic of China.

1.3 “Carrier” means the public air transportation corporation who issues the Ticket, transports or commits to transport the passenger listed on the ticket and their baggage.

1.4 “Code Shares or Code Share Flights” means a carrier uses its flight number on the other operating carrier’s aircraft or many airlines use their unique flight number on the same aircraft by agreement.

1.5 “Issuing Carrier” means a carrier, whose Digital Code appears on the Coupon.

1.6 “Tianjin Airlines” – an abbreviation of Tianjin Airlines Co., Ltd.

1.7 “Tianjin Airlines Regulations” means those regulations, which will be in effect for both sides once the ticket is issued, and are legally formulated and released by Tianjin Airlines for the purpose of supervision of its passengers and transportation of their baggage. Effective applicable ticket fares and conditions are included.

1.8 “Authorized Sales Agent” means a passenger sales agent who has been appointed by the carrier to represent the carrier in the sale of air transportation and also, having gained its authorization for other carriers to sale air transportation.

1.9 “Passenger” means any person, except members of the crew, carried or to be carried by an aircraft pursuant to the agreement of the Carrier.

1.10 “Children” means any person whose age is above two (2) years and below twelve (12) years on the date of the commencement of travel.

1.11 “Infant” means any person whose age is above fourteen (14) days and below two (2) years on the date of commencement of travel.

1.12 “Ticket” means a valid document sold or approved and ensured by the carrier or its authorized agent, including paper tickets and electronic tickets. A paper ticket is proof of the so-called “Ticket” and the baggage check, which is issued by the Carrier or its authorized agent. A paper ticket contains information including the conditions of the contract of transport, statements, notices, and the flight and passenger coupon. An electronic ticket is an electronic replacement for an ordinary paper ticket.

1.13 Electronic Ticketis a replacement for a paper ticket, whereby the information on the paper ticket is stored in the system database in the form of electronic data, and serves as proof of sale, account and transportation.

1.14 “Electronic Ticket Itinerary” means a paper document that contains information such as passenger name, route and price, etc.

1.15 Conjunction Ticket means a ticket issued to a passenger in conjunction with another ticket, which together constitute a single contract of carriage.

1.16 Passenger Coupon” means that portion of the Paper Ticket, which is so marked and which is to be retained by the passenger for the duration.

1.17 Flight Coupon” means that portion of the Paper Ticket that bears the notation “good for passage”, indicating that this flight coupon is used for transportation between two appointed places.

1.18 Days” means calendar days, including all seven days of the week; provided that, for the purpose of passenger notification, the day upon which notice is dispatched shall not be counted; and provided further that for purposes of determining duration of validity of a Ticket, the day upon which the Ticket is issued, or the day upon which the flight commences, shall not be counted.

1.19 Baggage” means such articles carried by a passenger that are necessary or appropriate for his/her wear, use, comfort or convenience in connection with the trip. Unless otherwise specified, it shall include both checked and unchecked baggage (carry-on) of the passenger.

1.20 “Checked Baggage” means Baggage of which the carrier takes sole custody and for which the carrier has issued a baggage check.

1.21 Unchecked Baggage” means any baggage of the passenger which the passenger takes sole custody of other than checked baggage, also referred to as “carryon baggage.”

1.22 Baggage Tag” refers to the label that distinguishes the baggage and the document that allows the passenger to receive checked baggage.

1.23 “Baggage Ticket” means the document released by the carrier used especially for identification of Checked Baggage.

1.24 Excess Baggage” means the portion of baggage which exceeds the free baggage allowance calculated by weight or piece.

1.25 “Agreed Stopping Places” means those places, except the place of departure and the place of destination, set out in the Ticket or shown in the carrier’s timetables as scheduled stopping places on the passenger’s route.

1.26 “Stopover” means a deliberate interruption to the journey by the passenger, at a point between the place of departure and the place of destination, which has been agreed to in advance by the Carrier.

1.27 Damages” refers to losses incurred through bodily injury or death of a passenger sustained and caused in or related to the transportation provided by the Carrier, damage to or destruction of Checked Baggage and other damages.

1.28 Normal Fare” means the highest fare established for a first, business or economy class service during the period of applicability, including the corresponding fares of children’s and infant’s tickets.

1.29 “Special Fare” refers to fares other than normal fares.

1.30 “SDR” means a Special Drawing Right as defined by the International Monetary Fund.