The Carrier shall comply with the conditions of the charter agreement (contract). These conditions include the provision of a fully certified aircraft, crew and the necessary insurance certificates on the date and time that has been convened in the agreement.
The Carrier is responsible for the safe conduct of the flight(s) as specified in the agreement and in accordance with both ICAO and IATA rules and regulations. All costs, including the fuel, should be borne by the Carrier. Charges, unless otherwise detailed in the agreement. However, royalties at the airports of arrival and destination are borne by the Charterer.
The Carrier shall inform the Charterer of all aircraft movements to allow flight following and timely reception at destination. This can be done by Telephone, SMS, E-mail, Fax, etc.
Regarding carriage of dangerous goods, the PIC reserves the right to refuse any dangerous goods that are not declared. In any case, if the NOTOC complies with the IATA DGR, the PIC should, in line with the air carrier SOP, perform the following actions:
- Complete the acceptance checklist for each consignment of dangerous goods.
- Oversee the loading and securing of the dangerous goods on board the aircraft so that they do not move during transport.
- Inspect for damage and leakage before and after loading and unloading and the inspection and decontamination in case of leakage.
- Crosscheck that the dangerous goods are contained in packages that are designed, constructed, filled, closed, secured and maintained so that under normal conditions of transport, including handling, there will be no accidental release.
- Develop the in-flight checklist and actions to be taken in the event of emergencies involving dangerous goods.
- Report dangerous goods incidents or accidents to the relevant air safety authority.
- The carrier shall comply with its responsibilities regarding the execution of the missions as laid down in the Agreement.