Rule 190: Acceptance of Baggage: General
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- Rule 50: Acceptance of Children
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- Rule 190: Acceptance of Baggage: General
- Rule 195: Conditions and Charges for Acceptance of Special Items
- Rule 200: Conditions and Charges for Acceptance of Live Animals
- Rule 205: Checked and Carry-On Baggage
- Rule 215: Cabin-Seat Baggage and Charges
- Rule 220: Baggage - General Conditions of Acceptance
- Rule 225: Baggage Charges
- Rule 230: Liability - Baggage
- Rule 235: Flight Delays/Cancellations (Standby Passengers)
- Rule 240: Flight Delays/Cancellations (Confirmed Passengers)
- Rule 245: Denied Boarding Compensation
- Rule 255: Rerouting
- Rule 260: Involuntary Refunds
- Rule 270: Voluntary Refunds
- Rule 275: Foreign Currency Refunds
- Rule 392: Returned Check Charge
- 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 4(B)(4), 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 220); sporting equipment (Rule 195); live animals (Rule 200); or cabin baggage (Rule 215).
- 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 195 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 200.