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Contract of carriage

Index Contract of carriage

A contract of carriage is a contract between a carrier of goods or passengers and the consignor, consignee or passenger. [1]

14 relations: Act of God, Alaska Airlines, Arizona Daily Star, Business Insider, CIV (rail travel), Common carrier, Consignee, Consignor, Contract, FedEx, Force majeure, Hawaiian Airlines, Passenger, Southwest Airlines.

Act of God

In legal usage throughout the English-speaking world, an act of God is a natural hazard outside human control, such as an earthquake or tsunami, for which no person can be held responsible.

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Alaska Airlines

Alaska Airlines is an American airline headquartered in the Seattle metropolitan area of the state of Washington.

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Arizona Daily Star

The Arizona Daily Star is the major morning daily newspaper that serves Tucson and surrounding districts of southern Arizona in the United States.

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Business Insider

Business Insider is an American financial and business news website that also operates international editions in the UK, Australia, China, Germany, France, South Africa, India, Italy, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Netherlands, Nordics, Poland, Spanish and Singapore.

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CIV (rail travel)

CIV or International Convention for the transportation of Passengers (Convention Internationale pour le transport des Voyageurs) in rail transport refers to a set of uniform rules shared by European railway operators, to cover international journeys.

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Common carrier

A common carrier in common law countries (corresponding to a public carrier in civil law systems,Encyclopædia Britannica CD 2000 "Civil-law public carrier" from "carriage of goods" usually called simply a carrier) is a person or company that transports goods or people for any person or company and that is responsible for any possible loss of the goods during transport.

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Consignee

In a contract of carriage, the consignee is the entity who is financially responsible (the buyer) for the receipt of a shipment.

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Consignor

The consignor, in a contract of carriage, is the person sending a shipment to be delivered whether by land, sea or air.

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Contract

A contract is a promise or set of promises that are legally enforceable and, if violated, allow the injured party access to legal remedies.

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FedEx

FedEx Corporation is an American multinational courier delivery services company headquartered in Memphis, Tennessee.

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Force majeure

Force majeure – or vis major (Latin) – meaning "superior force", also known as cas fortuit (French) or casus fortuitus (Latin) "chance occurrence, unavoidable accident", is a common clause in contracts that essentially frees both parties from liability or obligation when an extraordinary event or circumstance beyond the control of the parties, such as a war, strike, riot, crime, or an event described by the legal term act of God (hurricane, flood, earthquake, volcanic eruption, etc.), prevents one or both parties from fulfilling their obligations under the contract.

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Hawaiian Airlines

Hawaiian Airlines (Hui Mokuleleo Hawaii) is the flag carrier and the largest airline in the U.S. state of Hawaii.

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Passenger

A passenger (also abbreviated as pax) is a person who travels in a vehicle but bears little or no responsibility for the tasks required for that vehicle to arrive at its destination or otherwise operate the vehicle.

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Southwest Airlines

Southwest Airlines Co. is a major United States airline headquartered in Dallas, Texas, and the world’s largest low-cost carrier.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Contract_of_carriage

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