Fragile and perishable baggage
It is not recommended to put in a checked baggage fragile or perishable items, money, jewelry, precious metals, securities and other valuables, business documents, keys and other similar items.
Baggage that has external injuries, which do not affect its safety during transportation and handling and can’t cause harm to passengers, crew, third party damage to the aircraft, the baggage of other passengers or other property can be accepted for carriage as checked baggage from the consent of the carrier. The presence and type of damage must be confirmed by the signature of the passenger.
Basis: Federal Aviation Regulations, «General rules for air transport of passengers, baggage, cargo and maintenance requirements of passengers, shippers, consignees," approved by Order of the Ministry of Transportation on June 28, 2007 No. 82
Carrier shall be exempted from liability for baggage, if the carrier proves that the loss, shortage or damage occurred due to circumstances which he could not prevent or elimination of which did not depend, in particular:
- special natural characteristics that are in the baggage items or substances that cause damage, injury, and similar phenomena;
- packing defects, which could not be seen on external examination for acceptance to the carriage of luggage;
- putting in the baggage items, materials or other things that are prohibited for carriage as baggage because of their special properties, or special conditions or precautions during transport and storage.
Carrier is not liable for:
- for loss of baggage attached to money, securities, documents, jewelry and other similar items that require special measures of storage during transport.
Following items are not accepted for carriage as baggage:
- refrigerators, washing machines, sewing machine foot, bikes, scooters, mopeds, bicycles, sporting and hunting boats, motors to them, bulky machinery and spare parts (samples of industrial products, equipment, devices designed to enterprises, organizations), bulky items and items household items (dimensions of which exceed 500×500×1000 mm), TV, tape recorders, radios, weighing over 10 kg.
Reason: A Guide to transport luggage to the airlines, the Ministry of Civil Aviation approved on November 27, 1985