1.1 “AGENT” means, except when the context otherwise requires, any person who has authority, express or implied, to act for or on behalf of Carrier in relation to the carriage of cargo.
1.2 “AIR WAYBILL” means the document entitled “Air Waybill” made out by or on behalf of the shipper which evidences the contract between the shipper and Carrier for carriage of cargo over routes of Carrier.
1.3 “APPLICABLE CONVENTION” means, unless the context requires otherwise, whichever of the following instruments is applicable to the contract of carriage:
• 1.3.1 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;
• 1.3.2 The Warsaw Convention as amended at The Hague on 28 September 1955;
• 1.3.3 The Warsaw Convention as amended by Additional Protocol No 1 of Montreal 1975;
• 1.3.4 The Warsaw Convention as amended at The Hague 1955 and by Additional Protocol No 2 of Montreal 1975;
• 1.3.5 The Warsaw Convention as amended at The Hague 1955 and by Protocol No 4 of Montreal 1975;
• 1.3.6 The Montreal Convention of 1999.
1.4 “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 including baggage moving under an air waybill or shipment record.
1.5 “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.
1.6 “CARRIER” includes the air carrier issuing the air waybill or preserving the shipment record and all carriers that carry or undertake to carry the cargo or to perform any other services related to such air carriage.
1.7 “CHARGES COLLECT” means the charges entered on the air waybill or shipment record for collection from the consignee against delivery of the shipment.
1.8 “CONSIGNEE” means the person whose name appears on the air waybill or shipment record as the party to whom the shipment is to be delivered by Carrier.
1.9 “DAYS” means full calendar days, including Sundays and legal holidays; provided that for purposes of notification the balance of the day upon which the notice is dispatched shall not be counted.
1.10 “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.
1.11 “PICK UP SERVICE” means the surface carriage of outbound shipments from the point of pick-up at the address of the shipper or that of his designated agent to the airport of departure, including any incidental surface carriage between airports.
1.12 “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 or a single shipment record, for carriage to one consignee at one destination address.
1.13 “SHIPMENT RECORD” means any record of the contract of carriage preserved by Carrier, evidenced by means other than an air waybill.
1.14 “SHIPPER” (which is equivalent to the term “consignor”) means the person whose name appears on the air waybill or shipment record as the party contracting with Carrier for the carriage of cargo.
1.15 “SPECIAL DRAWING RIGHT” means a Special Drawing Right as defined by the International Monetary Fund.