Article 1: Definitions
Agreed Stopping Places means those places, except the place of departure and the place of destination, set out in the ticket or shown in Carrier's timetables as scheduled stopping places on the passenger's route.
Airline Designator Code means two characters or three letters which identify particular air carriers.
Authorized Agent means a passenger sales agent who has been appointed by Carrier to represent Carrier in the sale of air passenger transportation over the service of the Carrier.
Baggage means such articles , effects and other property of a passenger as are necessary or appropriate for wear, use, comfort or convenience in connection with his journey. Unless otherwise specified, it includes checked and unchecked baggage.
Baggage Check means those portions of the ticket, which relate to the carriage of the passenger's checked baggage.
Baggage Identification Tag means a document issued solely for identification of Checked Baggage.
Carriage means carriage of passenger and/or baggage by air, gratuitously or for reward, including transportation services incidental thereto.
Carrier includes TAROM and the air carrier, other than TAROM, issuing the ticket and all air carriers that carry the passenger and/or his baggage there under or undertake to perform any other services related to such air carriage.
Checked Baggage means baggage of which Carrier takes sole custody and for which Carrier has issued a baggage check.
Conditions of Contract means those statements contained in, or delivered with, the ticket, which include a reference to some of these General Conditions of Carriage and notice.
Conjunction Ticket means a ticket issued to a passenger in conjunction with another ticket, which together constitute a single contract of carriage.
Convention means whichever of the following instruments are applicable:
- the Convention for the Unification of Certain Rules Relating to International Carriage by Air signed at Warsaw, 12 October 1929 (hereinafter referred to as the Warsaw Convention);
- the Warsaw Convention as amended at The Hague on 28 September 1955;
- the Warsaw Convention as amended by Additional Protocols Nos.1 , 2 and 4 of Montreal (1975);
- the Guadalajara supplementary Convention (1961);
- the Montreal Convention (1999),
whichever may be applicable, and as such are amended from time to time but depending on such amendments have been duly ratified by the State of Romania.
Damage includes death, injury, damages due to delay, partial loss or other damage of whatsoever nature arising out of or in connection with carriage or other services performed by Carrier incidental thereto.
Days mean calendar days, provided that, for the purposes of notification, the day upon which the notice is dispatched shall not be counted, and that for purposes of determining duration of validity the day upon which the ticket is issued, or flight commenced, shall not be counted.
Flight Coupon means that portion of the ticket issued by or on behalf of Carrier that bears the notation "good for passage" and indicates the particular places between which passenger is entitled to be carried.
Force Major means unusual and unforeseeable circumstances beyond the control of the passenger and/or Carrier, the consequences of which could not have been avoided even if all due care had been exercised.
Involuntary Refund means a refund of an unused ticket or portion thereof due to the reasons beyond the control of the passenger, as specified in Article 3, paragraph 3.A. of these Conditions of Carriage.
Passenger means any person, except members of the crew, carried or to be carried in an aircraft pursuant to a ticket.
Passenger Coupon or Passenger Receipt means that portion of the ticket which is so marked and which ultimately is to be retained by the passenger.
Reservation, which is equivalent to the term "booking" means the allotment in advance of seating or sleeping accommodation for a passenger or of space or weight capacity for baggage.
SDR means Special Drawing Right as defined by the International Monetary Fund.
Stopover means a deliberate interruption of the journey by the passenger at a point between the place of departure and the place of destination.
Tariff means the published fares, charges and/or related conditions of carriage of an airline filed, where required, with the appropriate authorities.
Ticket means the document entitled "Passenger Ticket and Baggage Check" issued by or on behalf of Carrier and includes the Conditions of Contract, notices and Coupons.
Unchecked baggage means any baggage of the passenger other than checked baggage.
USD means the lawful currency of The United States of America.
Voluntary Refund means a refund of an unused ticket or portion thereof other than an involuntary refund.