No variation or amendment to these Terms and Conditions shall become effective unless agreed and varied or amended by HONORJET PRIVATE LIMITED and the Charterer in writing.
Where a person, firm or company enters into the Contract as agent of the Charterer, such person, firm or company shall be jointly and severally liable with the charterer for the payment of the final agreed charter price.
1. About Us
“HONORJET”, “we”, “us” or “our” means HONORJET PRIVATE LIMITED (a company incorporated in MUMBAI, INDIA)
In these conditions the following expressions shall have the following meaning: –
The Carrier: HONORJET being a limited company registered in MUMBAI, INDIA.
The Charterer: any person, form, or body corporate chartering, or offering to charter, any aircraft from the Carrier.
The Contract: any agreement or contract between the Carrier and the Charterer for the charter of aircraft from the carrier.
The Aircraft: any aircraft which is the subject of a charter Contract between the Carrier and the Charterer.
The Charter: the flight(s) described within the flight schedule.
The Charter Price: the price payable by the Charterer to the Carrier in exchange for performing the Charter.
The Flight Schedule: the agreed dates, times, numbers of passengers, catering requirements and points of departure and arrival for each flight that constitutes part of the Contract.
3. AIRCRAFT AND CREW
The Carrier shall provide for the Charterer’s sole use the Aircraft, crewed with fully licensed and qualified pilots, and equipped for the performance of the Charter. Any additional services shall be specified within the Contract.
4. SUBSTITUTION OF AIRCRAFT
If the Carrier is unable to perform any part of the Charter, the Carrier shall be entitled to substitute, on prior notice, any other operator or any equivalent aircraft.
To the extent that such substitution involves additional costs, such additional costs shall be notified to the Charterer, who shall be entitled to either accept the additional cost or decline the offer of alternative carriage in which event the Carrier shall refund the agreed Charter Price.
5. CAPTAIN’S DISCRETION
The Captain of the aircraft shall have absolute discretion: –
a) To refuse any passenger(s), baggage, or cargo.
b) To decide what load may be carried on the Aircraft and how it shall be distributed.
c) To decide whether and when a flight may be safely undertaken and where and when the Aircraft should be landed.
6. LOADING AND PACKING
a) Subject as otherwise provided within these Terms and Conditions, loading, and unloading of the Aircraft shall be at the expense of the Carrier.
b) The Charterer shall ensure that any goods to be transported are sufficiently and properly packed for carriage and shall supply adequate damage and tie down material taking into account all reasonable demands of the Carrier and the Captain and where necessary complying with IATA Restricted Articles Regulations (or other Regulations as may be applicable), a copy of which is available for inspection at the offices of the Carrier;
c) Charges for ground transportation, warehouse handling, warehouses and customs clearance shall be at the expense of the Charterer.
7. CHARTER PRICE
The Charterer shall pay to the Carrier the agreed Charter Price (as cleared funds) not less than 72 hours prior to the commencement of the agreed schedule unless a different credit period has been agreed in writing by the Carrier. All payments shall be made without deduction, set-off counterclaim or withholding whatsoever. The Carrier shall be entitled to treat non-payment of the Charter Price as constituting the cancellation by the Charterer of the Charter entitling the Carrier to payment in accordance with the provisions of clause 14, below. The provisions of clause 8 below may have effect on any final Charter Price.
8. INTEREST ON LATE PAYMENT
The Carrier shall be entitled to claim interest on the amount overdue at the rate of 2.5% over the Bank of England base rate, or part thereof, compounded monthly, deemed effective on the satisfactory completion of the planned itinerary.
9. CARRIERS PROTECTION AGAINST INCREASED COST
The Carrier shall on behalf of the Charterer make its best effort to protect the Charterer against increased costs. If there is any increase after the signing and dating of this Contract in; security costs, aviation insurance premiums, fuel costs, airport passenger duty and taxes or similar costs (including aircraft de/anti-icing or the effects of volcanic eruption that was not otherwise anticipated), and without limitation, relating to the agreed schedule or any part of the Charter, the Carrier shall be entitled to increase the Charter Price accordingly.
The Charterer accepts and will be liable for any additional costs incurred after commencement of and during the agreed schedule where the Charterer may request any substantive change to the schedule, its agreed timings, additional flying, services, or extends the charter where further costs (without limitation) are incurred. Paragraph 11 also applies.
10. TAXES AND CHARGES
Unless expressly included, the Charter Price does not include any taxes (including without limitation, VAT) levies or charges assessed or imposed by any taxing or aircraft authority directly upon the execution or performance of this Contract, or the carriage, embarkation and disembarkation of passengers or the loading or unloading of baggage and/or goods all of which shall be paid by the Charterer on demand.
11. NON-PERFORMANCE OR DELAYS
If the performance of the Flight Schedule is prevented or delayed by the Charterer or anyone acting on its behalf including, but not limited to, any passenger arriving later than fifteen minutes before the agreed scheduled departure time the Charterer shall be responsible for all further costs incurred by the Carrier as a result of the delay.
If the performance of the Flight Schedule is prevented or delayed by the Charterer or anyone acting on its behalf including, but not limited to, any passenger arriving later than two hours after the agreed scheduled departure time, the Carrier may at its discretion and without any liability whatsoever depart as scheduled or alternatively elect to delay the flight, in which case, demurrage shall run against the Charterer at a rate equivalent to 3000.00 EUR for each hour/part hour that the flight is delayed. Charge of this demurrage rate shall be at the discretion of the Carrier.
12. VARIATION FROM FLIGHT SCHEDULE
Where the Charterer wishes to make change to the agreed Flight Schedule with respect to date, route, time, passenger load, catering or any other previously agreed parameter and the Carrier is able to accommodate such change, the Charterer shall be responsible for all further costs incurred by the Carrier. All costs over and above the Charter Price will be notified at the earliest opportunity.
The Carrier shall use all reasonable endeavors to compete the Flight Schedule but shall be entitled to depart from the Flight Schedule for any cause or reason beyond its reasonable control and the Charterer shall reimburse the Carrier on demand for any additional expenses incurred as a result. Paragraph 8 also applies.
If for any reason beyond the Carrier’s control the Aircraft is diverted from any destination agreed and stated within the Flight Schedule to another destination, the flight shall be deemed to be complete when the aircraft arrives at that other destination.
14. CANCELLATION & Refund Policy
In the event of cancellation of the Charter or any part of it, the Carrier shall be entitled to receive, as liquidated damages not a penalty, the following: –
a) 25% of the Charter Price if cancellation occurs upon contract date;
b) 50% of the Charter Price if cancellation occurs 7 days prior to scheduled departure date;
c) 75% of the Charter Price if cancellation occurs 3 days prior to first scheduled departure date;
d) 100% of the Charter price if cancellation is received 2 days prior to first scheduled departure date;
provided that all cancellations shall be made in writing to and acknowledged and accepted by the carrier (by email or post).
Cancellation charges are exclusive of any expenses already incurred by the Carrier prior to cancellation.
No charge will be made if a flight is cancelled prior to departure due to adverse weather conditions or other operational reasons whereby the Carrier, in its absolute discretion, considers that it would be unsafe or impracticable to proceed with the flight. No charge will be made for cancellation in cases where the Carrier accepts responsibility. In the event of cancellation by the carrier, endeavors will be made, if the Charterer so desires, to ensure that the destination is reached by alternative transport at a cost not more than the agreed charter price. The Carrier cannot be held responsible for losses incurred by passengers or customers, whether financial or in any other form, brought about by a delay or cancelled flight, howsoever caused.
15. LIABILITY OF CARRIER
a) The Carrier does not undertake any carriage as a common carrier.
b) Except as expressly provided within these terms and conditions the Carrier shall not be liable to the Charterer in any manner whatsoever (whether arising from the negligence of the Carrier, its employees or agents, or otherwise) for any loss or damage whatsoever (including without limitation consequential loss) provided that this shall not exclude or restrict the Carriers liability for death or personal injury resulting from the negligence of the Carrier, its employees or agents, unless required by applicable law.
c) All liabilities in relation to the carriage by air of passengers and their luggage shall be governed by the Conditions of Carriage of the Carrier, a copy of which is available on request.
d) The Charterer agrees to indemnify the Carrier and keep the Carrier indemnified against all liabilities, claims, costs and expenses whatsoever incurred to due to or claimed by any third party as a result of any such reason or circumstance save for liability for death or personal injury arising as a result of the gross negligence or willful misconduct on the part of the Charter.
16. WRONGFUL ACTS OF CHARTERER
The Charterer shall indemnify the Carrier against all claims (including legal fees and costs) in respect of any liability of the Carrier to third persons (including but not limited to passengers, consignors or consignees) for any loss or damage whatsoever (including costs and expenses on a full indemnity basis) arising out of any wrongful act or omission of the Charterer, its servants or agents or any passenger carried with the authority of the Charterer.
17. LAWS AND TRAFFIC REGULATIONS
The Charterer shall comply with and ensure that each passenger and/or owner of freight carried observes and complies with all traffic regulations of the Carrier and all customs, police, public health and other laws and regulations which are applicable in the countries to which flights are originated, landings are made or over which flights are made. The Charterer warrants that all passengers will hold all necessary passports, visas, health and other certificates to secure transit through any intermediate points and/or entry into the place of destination and in the event that the local authorities refuse entry to any passenger in circumstances where the Carrier is required to transport such passengers to the point of origin of the flight or to any other point then the cost of so doing shall be repayable by the Charterer to the carrier upon demand.
The Charterer shall not be entitled to assign the benefit of this Contract to any other person without the consent in writing of the Carrier.
Any notice to be given under this Contract shall be given by delivering by hand or by sending it first class post to the address, or by email to the email addresses shown in the Contract. Such notice shall be deemed given if: –
a) delivered by hand on presentation or refusal or presentation.
b) by first class post on the second working day after the day of posting; and
c) by email on sending provided the addressee does not notify the sender within 24 hours that it has been incorrectly or illegibly sent.
The rights of neither party shall be prejudiced or restricted by any indulgence or forbearance granted to it and no waiver if any breach shall operate as a waiver of any other or further breach.
If any part of this Agreement/Contract (including these Terms and Conditions) is considered by any court or other competent authority to be unenforceable, it shall be considered severable so as not in any way to effect the remainder of the terms.
The heading in these Terms and Conditions are for convenience only and shall not affect interpretation.
23. APPICABLE LAW AND JURISDICTION of the Contract and these Conditions shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the INDIAN Law and the Courts of INDIA shall have non-exclusive jurisdiction to deal with any disputes arising hereunder.
24. PAYMENT DETAILS
Payment may be made against this Contract to the account below upon signing the contract & prior to issue/receipt of invoice, have it be direct booking or online booking.
25. CREDIT CARDS
Credit Cards are accepted by arrangement and a 3.5% credit card charge will be added to the agreed Charter Price.
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