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Contract of Carriage : Rule 220

Baggage - General Conditions of Acceptance

NOTE: A portion of travel for some itineraries marketed by HA may be operated by Empire Airlines DBA ‘Ohana by Hawaiian. Except when otherwise stated in this rule, all terms applicable to HA in this tariff rule shall apply to flights operated by Empire Airlines DBA ‘Ohana by Hawaiian.

When a fare-paying passenger presents a valid ticket for transportation between points on HA's lines, HA will transport the passenger's baggage between such points, subject to the conditions of acceptance in Rules 190, 195 and 200 and to the maximum in this rule.
NOTE: Canada is considered part of the United States for purposes of determining Applicable baggage rules and fees, and will be subject to the same fees as U.S. domestic travel.
  1. The following table shows the basic allowance (quantity, weight, and size) of baggage that will be carried by HA, as well as items of sporting equipment and/or oversized items. Exceptions and/or clarifying remarks are included.

    The following are definitions of terms as used in paragraphs (2) and (3) below.
    1. "Oversize" baggage is defined as a piece of baggage
      1. whose maximum outside linear dimensions exceed 62 in. but not more than 80 in.; and
      2. weighs not more than 100 pounds.
    2. Duffel bag is defined as a canvas cylindrically shaped bag, folded and fastened at one end.
    3. Sea bag is defined as a canvas cylindrically shaped bag, closed at one end by means of draw ropes.
    4. B-4 bag is defined as a suitcase-type handbag made of canvas with leather and metal bindings and fittings and with expandable canvas compartments on the two sides of the bag.
  2. The allowances specified above will apply only when satisfactorily demonstrated, at the time such baggage is presented, that the transportation is part of a trip which also includes transportation to/from points in the United States via commercial air (excluding charter service) or military air transportation and when the following conditions are met:

    Passengers rerouted in accordance with Rule 240 (FAILURE TO OPERATE ON SCHEDULE OR FAILURE TO CARRY) shall be entitled to the allowance applicable for the trip originally purchased, regardless of whether passengers are transferred to a different class of service and whether or not they are entitled to a fare refund.
  3. Articles Carried in Addition to Stated Maximum
    In addition to the allowances provided in paragraphs (1) and (2) above, each fare-paying passenger may carry the following articles of baggage only when retained in the passenger's custody.
    1. a handbag or pocketbook
    2. an overcoat or wrap
    3. a foot rug
    4. an umbrella or walking stick
    5. a camera and/or a pair of binoculars
    6. a reasonable amount of reading matter for the flight
    7. an infant's food for consumption enroute
    8. a collapsible wheelchair and/or crutches and/or braces or other prosthetic device on the same flight with passenger dependent on the device.