Terms and Conditions
Charter Agreement: Standard Terms & Conditions
ENGAGEMENT - Client hereby engages Guardian Air to act as its representative to arrange for charter services described in the Charter quotation.
RESERVATIONS-All requests for services are subject to acceptance by Guardian Air. Your charter quotation will be delivered by fax from Guardian Air with the estimated price quote and specifying the date(s) of travel, flight segments arranged on your behalf, aircraft type and other requests specified by you when booking the flight. You are requested to sign and return the copy of the Charter quote signifying confirmation of its contents and consent to these standard terms and conditions.
ADVANCE PAYMENT-Client understands and acknowledges that Advance payment at the time of booking the charter- 50% of the total payment. Balance payment 72hours prior to scheduled departure of the flight.
CANCELLATION CHARGES -Cancellation charges @ 20% if cancellation is done at least 72hours prior to scheduled departure of flight. @50% if cancellation is done less than 72 hours prior to scheduled departure of flight and 100% if the flight is cancelled less than 24 hours prior to flight.
PRICE QUOTE -Client understands that the final cost estimate for the charter will include the gross quoted charter cost plus the additional cost of applicable taxes, landing charges and parking charges as applicable, catering costs, custom fees, crew trip expenses if any and similar out of pocket expenses related to the provided services. If there is deviation from the original itinerary as requested by the client and agreed to by Guardian Air or necessitated by clients actions then the amount owed by client to Guardian Air may differ from the original cost estimate.
ACKNOWLEDGEMENT OF OPERATIONS- Client acknowledges that Guardian Air is your representative for booking your charters. The air charter suppliers have sole responsibility, liability and control of all aspects of the aircraft provided to you including limitation, aircraft availability and pricing, the commencement and termination of scheduled flights, the operations, regulation conditions and safety of flights, passengers, baggage and cargo and other people and events associated with your air travel such as crew performance and catering services.
SAFETY OF OPERATION - Client acknowledges that air charter suppliers and/or their pilots will be solely responsible for all decisions regarding safety determinations with respect to commencement, operations and termination of flights.
FORCE MAJEURE- Guardian Air will not be deemed to be in breach of its obligations hereunder or have any liability for any delay, cancellation or damage arising in whole or in part from any act of God, act of nature, acts of civil or military authority, strike or labor dispute, mechanical failure, lack of essential supplies or parts or for any cause beyond the direct control of Guardian Air or the carrier.
DAMAGES- Guardian Air or the air charter supplier shall have no liability or responsibility for delay cancellation or failure to furnish any service to be provided to you when caused by mechanical difficulty, weather conditions, acts of God, war, civil commotion, strikes or labor disputes, government regulation, law, rule or authority or any causes beyond their reasonable respective control. The client agrees to assume all liability and responsibility for their safety, schedule, baggage, cargo, business and personal activities and financial ramifications associated with their air reservations and travel arranged by us and performed by the air charter suppliers. The client, the client agent, guests, passengers, employees if applicable shall not engage in any act or possess any substance or allow cargo to contain any substance which may result in the seizure or forfeiture or unsafe operation of the aircraft used in the charter contracted for you by Guardian Air . Guardian Air makes no representations or warranties of any kind, either express or implied as to any matter limited to, implied warranties of fitness for a particular purpose, merchantability or otherwise.
WARSAW CONVENTION - If the client's journey involves an ultimate destination or stop in a country other than the country of departure, the Warsaw convention may be applicable and the Convention governs and in most cases limits the liability of the carrier for death or personal injury and for loss of or damage to baggage.
INDEMNITY- The client shall indemnify and hold harmless Guardian Air, its affiliates, and all of their officers, directors, employees, legal representatives and other agents, successors and assigns (the indemnified parties) from and against any and all liabilities, losses, damages, penalties, costs and expenses on account of any claim, suit, action, demand, proceeding or anything of a similar nature made or brought against any of the indemnified parties as a result of the services provided by Guardian Air. Client will indemnify and hold Guardian Air harmless against any loss, damage or expense incurred by Guardian Air by reason of any action or omission of client, it employees, agents and guests. Furthermore, client agrees to pay for any damage to the charter aircraft caused by client or any employee or guest of client, normal wear and tear excluded.
SIGNED BY THE CLIENT