Rule 30: Acceptance of Baggage - General
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- Rule 1: Definitions
- Rule 2: Application of Tariff
- Rule 3: Schedules and Operations
- Rule 4: Claims
- Rule 5: Currency
- Rule 6: Confirmation of Reserved Space
- Rule 7: Cancellation of Reservations
- Rule 8: Tickets - General
- Rule 9: Ticket Validity
- Rule 10: Application of Fares - General
- Rule 11: Round-Trip Fares
- Rule 12: Circle-Trip Fares
- Rule 13: Stopovers
- Rule 14: Routings
- Rule 15: Minimum Fares
- Rule 16: Rerouting
- Rule 17: Returned Check Charge
- Rule 18: Oxygen
- Rule 19: Conditions and Charges for Acceptance of Special Items
- Rule 20: Service Animals
- Rule 21: Electronic Surveillance of Passengers and Baggage
- Rule 22: Acceptance of Children
- Rule 23: Refusal to Transport
- Rule 24: Emergency Situations
- Rule 26: Cabin-Seat Baggage and Charges
- Rule 27: Checked and Carry-On Baggage
- Rule 28: Baggage - General Conditions of Acceptance
- Rule 29: Baggage Charges
- Rule 30: Acceptance of Baggage - General
- Rule 31: Restricted Items
- Rule 32: Conditions and Charges for Acceptance of Live Animals
- Rule 33: Liability - Baggage
- Rule 34: Flight Delays/Cancellations (Standby Passengers)
- Rule 35: Flight Delays/Cancellations (Confirmed Passengers)
- Rule 36: Denied Boarding Compensation
- Rule 37: Involuntary Refunds
- Rule 38: Voluntary Refunds
- Rule 39: Foreign Currency Refunds
- Rule 40: Customer Advocate Issues
- Rule 41: Passports and Visas - Responsibility of Passenger
- General Rules of Acceptance
NOTE: A portion of travel for some itineraries marketed by HA may be operated by Empire Airlines DBA ‘Ohana by Hawaiian. Except as noted in paragraph B, Exception #4, or where 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.
HA will accept for transportation as baggage, such personal property as is necessary or appropriate for the wear, use, comfort, or convenience of the passenger for the purpose of the trip, subject to the following conditions:
- All baggage is subject to inspection. HA will refuse to transport or will remove at any point baggage that the passenger refuses to submit for inspection.
- HA has the right to refuse to accept for transport as baggage any item that, in HA’s sole judgment:
- Creates a risk of harm or annoyance to other passengers;
- Whose size, weight, or character renders it unsuitable for transportation on the particular aircraft which is to transport it, or which cannot be accommodated without harming or annoying passengers;
- Poses a risk to other baggage or cargo;
- HA is prohibited from carrying by any law, regulation or government directive;
- Is in a condition which creates an unreasonable risk of damage to the baggage under normal handling conditions;
- Is not suitable or adequately packaged to withstand ordinary handling, unless the passenger executes a release form; or
- Is otherwise unsuitable for transportation
- Notwithstanding Rule 31(B), HA will accept dry ice if the following quantities and conditions are met:
- A maximum of 2.5 kg. (5.5 lbs.) of dry ice in checked baggage when used to refrigerate perishables.
- A maximum of 2.5 kg. (5.5 lbs.) in carry-on baggage per person when used to refrigerate perishables.
The package containing the dry ice must be:
- Declared at the initial point of check-in; and
- The packaging containing the dry ice must be clearly marked “Dry Ice” or “Carbon Dioxide, Solid;” and
- For checked baggage, the packaging must also indicate the net weight of the dry ice (2.5 kg. or less); and
- For checked baggage, the packaging must also provide the ability for the release of the gas during transport.
- Quantity and/or Size Maximums
No article will be accepted for transportation solely within the United States if the maximum outside linear dimensions exceed 80 in. or if the article weighs more than 100 pounds
- EXCEPTION 1: HA will accept one article weighing more than 50 lbs. but less than 70 lbs. tendered by a representative of the United States Secret Service or White House Communication Agency.
- EXCEPTION 2: This provision does not apply to duffel bags, sea bags, or B-4 bags (Rule 28); sporting equipment (Rule 19); live animals (Rule 32); or cabin baggage (Rule 26).
- EXCEPTION 3: This provision does not apply to assistive devices or mobility aids as defined in 14 CFR Part 382.
- EXCEPTION 4: No article will be accepted for transportation on flights operated by Empire Airlines DBA ‘Ohana by Hawaiian, if the outside dimensions exceeds 72 inches in length or if the width exceeds 30 inches.
- Acceptance of Special Items and Live Animals
Special items listed in Rule 19 will only be accepted in accordance with the additional provisions and/or charges specified in that rule. Live animals will only be accepted in accordance with the additional provisions and/or charges specified in Rule 32.