DANGEROUS ARTICLES IN BAGGAGEFor safety reasons, dangerous articles such as those listed below, must not be carried in passengers’baggage.
(deeply refrigerated, flammable, non-flammable and poisonous) such as butane, oxygen, liquid nitrogen, aqualung cylinders
such as acids, alkalis, mercury and wet cell batteries
munitions, fireworks, and flares, hand guns, ammunition including blank cartridge, pistol caps
Flammable liquids and solids
such as lighter fuel, MATCHES, paints, thinners, fire-lighters, Lighter refills
Brief-cases and attache cases with installed alarm devices
such as bleaching powder, peroxides
Poisons and infectious substances
such as insecticides, weed-killers and live virus materials
Other dangerous articles
such as magnetised material, offensive or irritating materials.
Medicines and toiletries in limited quantities which are necessary or appropriate for the passenger during the journey, such as hair sprays, perfumes and medicines containing alcohol may be carried. Many of these listed articles can be carriedas air cargo provided they are packed in accordance with cargo regulations.
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BAGGAGEFor the purpose of easily identification, please label all baggage on the inside as well as on the outside with your name,address and telephone number. Name labels are available at all MAI offices and check-in counters. Remember to lock your baggage to prevent it from falling open. The carrier is not liable for loss of, damage to or delay in the delivery of fragile or perishable articles, money, jewellery, silverware, negotiable papers, securities or other valuables, business documents or sample or medicines or drugs which are included in the passenger’s baggage, whether with or without the knowledge of the carrier. Please note that all Airline Members of the International Air Transport Association (IATA) are required to observe the following baggage regulations.
Free Baggage Allowance
1. Checked Baggage
a. Weight concept
For passengers travelling worldwide except to/from USA/US Territories/Canada, the checked baggage allowance on MAI scheduled flights shall be:
b. Piece concept
For passengers to/from US/US Territories/Canada, the following shall apply; Two pieces of baggage with the maximum weight of any piece may not exceed 32 kg (70 lb) and the sum of dimensions of any one piece must not exceed 158 cm (62 inches). Infants paying 10% of the applicable fare are granted one piece of baggage not exceeding 115 cm (45 inches) plus one fully collapsible stroller/pushchair or infant’s carrying basket or infant’s car seat, which may be carried in the passenger cabin subject to availability of space.
Excess baggage charges shall apply to items which exceed size or weight or number limitations or are in the excess of the free allowance. Special regulations and charges shall apply to certain items, such as skis and golf equipment.
2. Carry on Items
In addition to the checked baggage allowance, each passenger may carry, without additional charges, hand baggage suitable for placing in the closed overhead rack or under the seat in front of the passenger. The item may not exceed total outside dimensions of 58 + 34 + 23 cm (width + length + height) or the overall dimensions of 115 cm (45 inches). The weight must not exceed 7 kg (15 lb).
The regulations shall secure that the cabin will not impede the evacuation of aircraft cabin in case of an emergency. Please adhere to the requirements when packing your baggage and kindly secure that any item exceeding the above limitations shall be sent as checked baggage.
Spotchecks will be performed during embarkation to ensure that these regulations are being followed.
Except for passengers travelling to/from USA/US Territories/Canada, the charge per kg of excess baggage is equivalent to 1.5% of the highest normal direct adult one way economy class fare.
For passengers travelling to/from USA/US Territories/Canada excess charges are levied if any of the limitations as mentioned in the “Free Baggage Allowance” above are exceeded, a flat rate - depending on the travel distance - will be charged.
More detailed information regarding the above is available at any MAI office or authorized travel agency.
The price of this ticket may include taxes, fees and charges which are imposed on a ir transportation by government authorities. These taxes, fees, and charges, which may represent a significant portion of the cost of air travel, are either included in the fare, or shown separately in the “TAX/FEE/CHARGE” box(es) of this ticket. You may also be required to pay taxes, fees and charges not already collected.
ADVISE TO INTERNATIONAL PASSENGERS ON LIMITATION OF LIABILITYPassengers on a journey involving an ultimate destination or a stop in a country other than a country of origin are advised that the provisions of a treaty known as the Warsaw Convention may be applicable to the entire journey, including any portion entirely within the country of origin or destination. For such passengers on a journey to, from or with an agreed stopping place in the United States of America, the Convention and special contracts of carriage embodied in applicable tariffs provide that the liability of Myanmar Airways International and certain other carriers and parties to such special contracts, for death of or personal injury to passengers is limited in most cases proven damages not to exceed US$75,000.00 per passenger, and that this liability up to such limit shall not depend on negligence on the part of the carrier. For such passengers travelling by a carrier not a party to such special contracts or on a journey not to, from, or having an agreed stopping place in the United States of America, liability of the carrier for death or personal injury to passengers is limited in most cases to approximately US$10,000 or US$20,000.
The names of carriers and parties to such special contracts, are available at all ticket offices of such carriers and may be examined on request. Additional protection can usually be obtained by purchasing insurance from a private company. Such insurance is not affected by any limitation of the carrier’s liability under the Warsaw Convention or such special contracts of carriage. For further information please consult your airline or insurance company representative.
Note: The limit of liability of US$75,000 above is inclusive of legal fees and costs except that in case of a claim of brought in a state where provision is made for separate award of legal fees and costs, the limit shall be the sum of US$58,000 exclusive of legal fees and costs.
NOTICE OF BAGGAGE LIABILITY LIMITATIONSLiability for loss, delay, or damage to baggage is limited unless a higher value is declared in advance and additional charges are paid. For most international travel (including domestic portions of international journeys) the liability is approximately US$9.07 per pound (US$20.00 per kilo) for checked baggage and US$400.00 per passenger for unchecked baggage. For travel wholly between U.S. points, Federal rules require any limit on an airline’s baggage liability to be at least US$2,800.00 per passenger. Excess valuation may be declared on certain types of articles. Some carriers assume no liability for fragile, valuable or perishable articles. Further information may be obtained from the carrier.
The following notice does not apply to tickets sold in the United States for transportation originating in the United States.
DENIED BOARDING BY OVERBOOKINGIn those countries where Denied Boarding Compensation regulations are in force, carriers operate compensation plans for passengers with confirmed reservations who are denied boarding because of non-availability of seats caused by overbooking. Details of these plans are available at the airlines' offices.
In order to minimize of the effect of "no shows" and to permit seats to be used by passengers who otherwise would not be able to travel on a chosen flight, carriers may overbook flights. Whilst carriers make every effort to provide seats for which confirmed reservations exist, seat availability is not absolutely guaranteed.
SPECIAL FARE RESTRICTIONSMany "Special" fares are issued subject to conditions which may restrict or prohibit any change of booking and may limit the amount of any refund due in the event of cancellation or failure to travel.
THESE ARTICLES (AS LISTED BELOW) WILL BE CARRIED FREEover and above the free baggage allowance, if retained in your custody - except that an infant's carrying basket, and invalid's fully collapsible wheel chair and/or a pair of crutches may have to be carried in the cargo compartment.
An Airline Members of the International Air Transport Association, are required to have these hand baggage regulations.
If the passenger's journey involves an ultimate destination or stop in a country other than the country of departure the Warsaw Convention or the Montreal Convention may be applicable and these Conventions governs and may limit the liability of carriers for death or bodily injury and in respect of loss of or damage to baggage. Many air carriers have waived the Warsaw Conventions limits for death or bodily injury. Further information may be obtained from the carrier. See also notice headed "Advice to International Passengers on Limitation Liability" and "Notice of Baggage Liability Limitations".
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