Terms and Condition

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Terms in Cargo


A person or organization authorized to act for or on behalf of another person or organization

Air Waybill (AWB)

Equivalent to the term air consignment note means the document entitled Air Waybill/ Consignment Note' made out by or on behalf of shipper which evidence the contract between the shipper and carrier(s) for carriage of goods over the routes of the carrier(s).

Air Waybill, Neutral

A standard AWB without identification of issuing carrier in any form.

Baggage, unaccompanied

Baggage carried as CarGo. Baggage shipped as CarGo shall consist of personal wearing apparel and personal articles of a passenger (including portable musical instruments, portable typewriters and portable sports equipment but excluding machinery, machine or spare parts, money, securities, jewellery, watches, plate and plated ware, furs, films, cameras, tickets, documents, liquors, perfumes and articles of household furnishing, merchandise and salesman samples.


The person/party whose name appears on the air waybill to whom the goods are to be delivered by the carrier


Means one or more pieces of goods accepted by the carrier from one shipper at one time and at one address, receipted for in one lot and moving on one air waybill to one consignee at one destination address

Consignment, consolidated

A consignment of multi-packages which has been originated by more than one person each of whom has made an agreement for carriage by air with another person other than a scheduled air carrier.

Conditions pertaining thereto, applied to that agreement, may or may not be the same as the conditions pertaining thereto, applied by the scheduled air carrier for the same carriage.

Consignor (Shipper)

Means the person whose name appears on the air waybill as the party contracting with the carrier(s) for carriage of goods

Dangerous Goods

Dangerous goods are defined as articles or substances which are capable of posing a significant risk to health, safety, property or the environment and which are shown in the list of IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations or which are classified according to IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations

Declared Value for Carriage

The value of goods declared to the carrier by the consignor for the purpose of fixing the limit of the carrier's liability for loss or damage to CarGo. It is also the basis for applicable valuation charges

Delivery Order

The authorization to deliver CarGo to the consignee on the production of Identity Card or letter on consignee's letterhead

Gross weight

The weight of the shipment including all packing, blocking etc. Also including the weight of platforms, special bracing etc. if required.

Valuable (VAL)

Valuable CarGo means a consignment which contains one or more of the following articles:

  1. any article having a declared value of carriage of USD 1000 (or equivalent) or more, per gross kilogram
  2. gold bullion (including refined and unrefined gold in ingot form), dore bullion, gold specie and gold in the form of grain, sheet, foil, powder, sponge, wire, rod, tube, circles, mouldings and castings, platinum, platinum metals (Palladium, iridium, ruthenium, osmium and rhodium) and platinum alloys in the form of grain, sponge, bar, ingot, sheet, rod, wire, gauze, tube and strip (but excluding those radioactive isotopes of the above metals and alloys which are subject to restricted articles labelling requirements)
  3. legal banknotes, traveller’s cheques, securities, shares, share coupons and stamps (excluding mint stamps from the United Kingdom) and ready for use bank cards and/or credit cards.
  4. diamonds, (including diamonds for industrial use), rubies, emeralds, sapphires, opals and real pearls (including cultured pearls)
  5. jewellery consisting of diamonds, emeralds, sapphires, opals and real pearls (included cultured pearls)
  6. Jewellery and watches made of silver and/or gold and/or platinum, articles made of gold and/or platinum, other than gold and/or platinum plated.

Volume Weight

The cubic volume of a consignment is established by applying the greatest length, greatest width and the greatest height of the consignment or its packages. If dimensions are in inches, the volume is divided by 366 and in case of centimetres volume is divided by 6000 to get volume weight