* partially amended from the original version
Unless otherwise agreed the following baggage provisions selection process should apply for interline journeys
|a) Step 1:||If the published baggage provisions among all participating carriers are the same; these provisions will apply.|
|b) Step 2:||Where the one or more published baggage provisions differ between participating carriers, apply any common provisions and where provisions differ the published baggage provisions of the Most Significant Carrier (MSC).
(In case of code share flights this will be the Operating Carrier, unless that carrier publishes a rule stipulating that it will be the Marketing Carrier).
|c) Step 3:||If the MSC does not publish baggage provisions for the journey concerned apply the published baggage provisions of the carrier accepting the baggage at check-in.|
|d) Step 4:||If the carrier accepting the baggage at check-in does not publish baggage provisions for the interline journey concerned apply the published baggage provisions of each operating airline sector-by-sector.|
IATA defines the world into 3 areas (IATA area 1/2/3), and defines the IATA area into small areas. (IATA Tariff sub-area)
North America/South America/Hawaii etc.
- North America (USA, Canada and Mexico)
- Caribbean Islands
- Central America
- South America (Brazil, Chile, Peru etc.)
Europe/Middle East etc.
- Middle East
- Japan/Korea (Japan and Korea)
- South East Asia (China, Singapore, Thai, Vietnam, Guam etc.)
- South India (India etc.)
- South East Pacific (Australia, New Zealand etc.)