Free Baggage Allowance and Excess Baggage
8.1. The Free Baggage Allowance corresponds to carriage of a quantity of Baggage per Passenger limited by number and/or weight and/or dimensions, determined on the basis of the Tariff and appearing on the Ticket, or are available upon request from us or the travel agency which issued the Ticket. You will be required to pay a charge for carriage of Baggage in excess of the Free Baggage Allowance.
Baggage from strangers
8.2. You should refuse to carry, in the checked or the unchecked baggage, packages or objects received from strangers.
Items Unacceptable as Baggage
8.3.1. You must not include in your Baggage:
18.104.22.168. items which are likely to endanger the aircraft or persons or property on board the aircraft, such as those specified in the ICAO or IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations which are available from us or the travel agency which issued the Ticket by request. Especially the following items are unacceptable as baggage: explosives, compressed gases, corrosives, oxidizing, radioactive or magnetized materials, materials that are easily ignited, poisonous, offensive or irritating substances;
22.214.171.124. items the carriage of which is prohibited by the applicable laws, regulations or orders of any state to be flown from or to;
126.96.36.199. items which are reasonably considered by us to be unsuitable for carriage because they are dangerous, unsafe or by reason of their weight, size, shape or character, or which are fragile or perishable having regard to, among other things, the type of aircraft being used. Information about unacceptable items is available from us or the travel agency upon request.
8.3.2. If you are in possession of, or your baggage includes (a) weapons of any kind, in particular side arms and sprays used for offensive or defensive purposes, (b) munitions and explosives, (c) articles which, judging by their outward appearance or markings, appear to be weapons, munitions or explosives, you have to present them to us for inspection, prior to commencement of carriage. We accept such articles for carriage only if they are carried as cargo or checked baggage in accordance with the regulations governing carriage of dangerous goods. Sentence 2 shall not apply to police officers who, in performance of their official duties, are required to carry arms. During the flight they shall hand over their arms to the pilot in command.
8.3.3. Firearms and ammunition other than for hunting and sporting purposes are prohibited from carriage as Baggage. Firearms and ammunition for hunting and sporting purposes may be accepted as Checked Baggage. Firearms must be unloaded with the safety catch on, and suitably packed. Carriage of ammunition is subject to ICAO and IATA regulations as specified in 188.8.131.52. Notwithstanding any provisions or agreements to the contrary, Fly Armenia Airways LLC shall not be required to accept firearms or ammunition of war onboard flights operated by Fly Armenia Airwa.
8.3.4. We are not liable for any items referred to in 8.3.1. and 8.3.2. if these, despite being prohibited, are deliberately included in your baggage.
Right to Refuse Carriage
8.4.1. Subject to paragraph 8.3.2 and 8.3.3., we will refuse to carry as Baggage the items described in 8.3., and we may refuse further carriage of any such items upon discovery.
8.4.2. We may refuse to carry as Baggage any item reasonably considered by us to be unsuitable for carriage because of its size, shape, weight, content, character, or for safety or operational reasons, or the comfort of other passengers. Information about unacceptable items is available upon request.
8.4.3. We may refuse to accept Baggage for carriage unless it is in our reasonable opinion properly and securely packed in suitable containers.
Search of Passengers and Baggage
8.5. If the passenger is unwilling to comply with a request to permit a search to be made of his person or his baggage to determine the presence of articles which are inadmissible according to or which have not been presented in accordance with paragraph 8.3. We may refuse to carry the passenger or his baggage and in that event we shall be under no liability to the passenger except to refund him in accordance with Article 10.3. of these Conditions of Carriage.
8.6.1. Upon delivery to us of baggage to be checked we shall take custody thereof. We will there upon make an appropriate entry on the ticket which act shall constitute the issue of the baggage check. Baggage (identification) tags that may be issued by us in addition to the baggage check are for identification purposes only.
8.6.2. Checked Baggage must have your name or other personal identification affixed to it.
8.6.3. Checked Baggage will, whenever possible, be carried on the same aircraft as you, unless we decide for safety, security or operational reasons to carry it on an alternative (if possible, the next) flight. If your Checked Baggage is carried on a subsequent flight, we will deliver it to you, unless applicable law requires you to be present for customs clearance. Article 14 (Liability for Damage) remains unaffected. Article 14 (Liability for Damage) remains unaffected.
8.7.1. We may specify maximum dimensions for Baggage which you carry on to the aircraft. If we have not done so, Baggage you carry onto the aircraft must fit under the seat in front of you or in an enclosed storage compartment in the cabin of the aircraft. If your Baggage cannot be stored in this manner, or is of excessive weight, or is considered unsafe for any reason, it must be carried as Checked Baggage.
8.7.2. Objects not suitable for carriage in the cargo compartment (such as delicate musical instruments), and which do not meet the requirements in 8.7.1. above, will only be accepted for carriage in the cabin compartment if you have given us notice in advance and permission has been granted by us. You may have to pay a separate charge for this service.
Delivery of Checked Baggage
8.8.1. You are required to collect your Checked Baggage as soon as it is made available at your destination or stopover.
8.8.2. We shall deliver checked baggage to the bearer of the baggage check upon payment of all unpaid sums due to us under the Contract of Carriage.
8.8.3. If a person claiming the baggage is unable to produce the baggage check and identify the baggage by means of a baggage (identification) tag, if one has been issued, we will deliver the baggage to such person only on condition that he establishes to our satisfaction his right thereto.
Pets and Assistance Dogs
8.9.1. The acceptance of pets (dogs, cats and other animals) for transport is subject to our approval and the following conditions:
The animals shall be properly crated and accompanied by valid health/vaccination certificates, entry permits, and other documents required by the countries of entry or transit. We reserve the right to determine the manner of carriage and to limit the number of pets which may be carried on a flight.
8.9.2. The weight of pets, containers and food, shall not be included in the free baggage allowance of the passenger. Its transportation shall be paid for at the rate applicable to excess baggage.
8.9.3. A recognized assistance dog required by the passenger will be accepted without charge for transportation in the cabin to the extent feasible; please take note of Article 8.9.5.
8.9.4. On flights to or from the USA you may take along an Emotional Support or Psychiatric Service dog in the cabin, without charge if the following requirements are met:
Passengers travelling with an emotional support or psychiatric service dog shall provide current documentation (i.e., not older than one year from the date of the Passenger’s scheduled initial flight) to LH on the letterhead of a licensed mental health professional treating the passenger's mental or emotional disability) stating the following: (1) the passenger has a mental or emotional disability recognized in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders-Fourth Edition (DSMIV); (2) the Passenger needs the emotional support or psychiatric service dog as an accommodation for air travel and/or for activity at the Passenger’s destination; (3) the individual providing the assessment is a licensed mental health professional and the Passenger is under his or her professional care; and (4) the date and type of the mental health professional’s license and the state or other jurisdiction in which it was issued. Fly Armenia Airways reserves the right to authenticate any documentation presented.
Please take note of Article 8.9.5
If you are travelling with an assistance or emotional support dog, please contact us at least 48 hours’ prior to the departure of your flight and present yourself at the check in at least 1 hour before the indicated check-in deadline.
8.9.5. Please note that it is essential for the safe and undisrupted operation of a flight that your animal is trained to behave properly in public settings. In order to travel with you in the cabin your animal must be obedient and behave properly. If your animal misbehaves you may be asked to put its muzzle on for the transport, your animal may be transported in the cargo compartment (if a kennel is available), or carriage may be denied.
Animals travelling with you in the cabin (including container for transport, if applicable) shall fit in the foot space of your seat and shall be appropriately secured during the entire stay on board.
8.9.6. You assume full responsibility for the safety, health, and conduct of your animal, and for compliance with all governmental requirements, regulations, or restrictions, including entry/exit permits and required health certificates of the respective countries, states, or territories.
You shall be liable for all expenses due to your failure to comply with this provision, as well as for any damage your animal causes, and you shall indemnify us against all liability whatsoever, unless caused by the gross negligence or intentional misconduct of LH.