Article 3 Tickets
3。1 Ticket is the Prima Facie Evidence of Contract
The ticket is the prima facie evidence of the contract of carriage between Carrier and the passenger named on the ticket. Carrier will provide carriage only to the passenger holding such ticket, or any other Carrier document issued by Carrier or its Authorized Agent. The ticket is and remains at all times the property of the issuing Carrier. The Conditions of Contract contained in the ticket are a summary of some of the provisions of these Conditions of Carriage.
3.2 Provisions for using Tickets
3。2。1 A person who uses a paper ticket shall not be entitled to be carried on a flight unless that person presents a ticket valid and duly issued in accordance with Tianjin Airlines' Regulations and containing the flight coupon for that flight and all other unused flight coupons and the passenger coupon。 A passenger shall furthermore not be entitled to be carried if the ticket presented is mutilated or if it has been altered otherwise than by Tianjin Airlines or its Authorized Agent。
3。2。2 A person who uses an electronic ticket shall not be entitled to be carried on a flight unless that person provides valid identification and valid status of electronic ticket checked by Tianjin Airlines or its ground service agent。 The electronic ticket itinerary only records the passenger’s travel information, which can not be regarded as the necessary evidence for the passenger to check in and have security inspection。
3.3 Loss of Paper Tickets
The following regulations are used for the loss of tickets and baggage checks issued by Tianjin Airlines and its authorized sales agent。
In case of loss or mutilation of a ticket (or part of it) or non-presentation of a Ticket containing the Passenger Coupon and all unused Flight Coupons, the passenger takes full responsibility.
3.3.2 Reporting Loss of Paper Tickets
In case of loss or mutilation of a ticket (or part of it) or non-presentation of a Ticket containing the Passenger Coupon and all unused Flight Coupons, the passenger should file a loss report at a ticket office of Tianjin n Airlines or its sales agent.
When reporting the loss of a ticket, the passenger should show his or her valid identification with the attachment of the certificate of the date、place and itinerary the ticket is issued. If the person who reports the loss of ticket is not the actual passenger, the valid identification card of this person and a notarized letter which passenger has signed should be presented.
Before the passenger reports the loss of a ticket, any fraud or use of the whole (part of) ticket by a third party, Tianjin Airlines will not be liable and may refuse a refund for the lost ticket or a replacement of the ticket。
3.3.3 Replacement of a lost ticket
Passenger should complete an Application for Replacing or Refunding of Lost Ticket of Tianjin Airlines.
Tianjin Airlines may at the passenger's request and subject to Tianjin Airlines' Regulations replace such ticket by issuing a new ticket after collecting a charge fee, provided that the passenger agrees in such form as may be prescribed by Tianjin Airlines to indemnify Tianjin Airlines for any loss or damage which Tianjin Airlines may sustain by reason of the use of the lost ticket, and to pay the fare applicable to the new ticket in the event, and to the extent, that the lost or missing ticket is used by any person, or that refund in respect thereof is made to any person.
Tianjin Airlines has the right not to reissue a new ticket if no reservation or ticketing record can be located for the lost ticket. Passenger must buy a new ticket if he or she wants to take such flight.
The replaced ticket is non-refunded, non-endorsable and non-reroutable.
3.3.4 Repurchasing ticket
Passenger can repurchase the ticket according to the original schedule and date and apply for a refund of the lost ticket.
3。3。5 Refund of Lost Tickets
If passenger wants to refund the lost ticket directly, he or she must report the lost ticket according to 3.3.2. The lost ticket will be refunded provided no fraud or use by third party has been confirmed by Tianjin Airlines.
3.4 Ticket not Transferable
3.4.1 Ticket is not transferable.
3。4。2 If someone other than the person entitled to be carried on a ticket travels pursuant to that ticket or is given a refund in connection therewith, Tianjin Airlines shall not be liable to the person so entitled it provides carriage, or makes a refund。
3。4。3 If a ticket were to be used by any person other than the person entitled to be carried, Tianjin Airlines is not liable for the death or delay in the carriage of such person or for the destruction, loss or damage to or delay in the carriage of such person's baggage。
3.4.4 If a ticket were to be used or refunded by any person other than the person entitled to be carried, Tianjin Airlines is not liable to the person entitled to be carried or refunded.
3.5 period of validity of the ticket
3.5.1 A ticket is valid for carriage for one year from the date of commencement of travel or if no portion of the ticket is used, from the date of issue thereof, except as otherwise provided in the ticket, these Conditions or Tianjin Airlines' Regulations.
3.5.2 The validity of a special fare ticket is calculated according to Tianjin Airlines' Regulations.
3.5.3 The validity of a ticket is calculated from the date of commencement of travel or 0’clock of the next day upon which ticket is issued to 0’clock of the next day of expiration date.
3。6 Extension of Validity of the ticket
3.6.1 For the following reasons, the passenger is prevented from travelling within the period of validity of the ticket, the validity of such passenger's ticket will be extended until Tianjin Airlines' first flight on which space is available in the class of service for which the fare has been paid.
Cancellation of the flight on which the passenger holds a reservation
Omits a scheduled stop, being the passenger's place of departure, place of destination or a stopover
Fails to operate a flight reasonably according to schedule
Causes the passenger to miss a connection
Substitutes a different class of service
Be unable to provide previously confirmed space
3.6.2 When a passenger with a normal fare ticket, or a special fare ticket which has the same validity as a normal fare ticket, is prevented from travelling within the period of validity of his ticket because at the time such passenger requests reservations Tianjin Airlines is unable to provide space on the flight, the validity of such passenger's ticket will be extended until Tianjin Airlines' first flight on which space is available in the class of service for which the fare has been paid.
3.6.3 When a passenger after having commenced his journey is prevented from travelling within the period of validity of his ticket by reason of illness, Tianjin Airlines will extend the period of validity of such passenger's ticket until the date when he becomes fit to travel according to a medical certificate, or until Tianjin Airlines' first flight after such date from the point where the journey is resumed on which space is available in the class of service for which the fare has been paid. When the flight coupons remaining in the ticket involves one or more stopovers, the validity of such ticket, subject to Tianjin Airlines' Regulations, will be extended for not more than three months from the date when the passenger becomes fit to travel according to a medical certificate. In such circumstances, Tianjin Airlines will extend similarly the period of validity of tickets of other members of his or her immediate family accompanying an incapacitated passenger.
3.6.4 In the event of the death of a passenger en route, the Tickets of persons accompanying the passenger may be modified by waiving the minimum stay or extending the period of validity. In the event of a death in the immediate family of a passenger who has commenced travel, the validity of the passenger’s ticket and those of his or her immediate family who are accompanying the passenger, may likewise be modified. Any such modification shall be made upon receipt of a valid death certificate and any such extension of validity shall not be for a period longer than forty-five (45) days from the date of the death shown on the death certificate.
3。7 coupon sequence
3。7。1 Tianjin Airlines will honor flight coupons, or in the case of an electronic ticket, an electronic coupon, only in sequence from the place of departure as shown on the ticket
3.7.2 The ticket may not be valid and Tianjin Airlines may not honor the passenger's ticket if the first flight coupon for international travel has not been used and the passenger commences his journey at any stopover or agreed stopping place.
3.7.3 Each flight coupon, or in the case of an electronic ticket, an electronic coupon, will be accepted for carriage by Tianjin Airlines in the class of service specified therein on the date and flight for which accommodation has been reserved. When flight coupons, or in the case of an electronic ticket, an electronic coupon, are issued without a reservation being specified thereon, space will be reserved on application subject to the conditions for the relevant fare and the availability of space on the flight applied for.
3.7.4 If the passenger fails to or has failed to use the flight coupons in sequence, Tianjin Airlines is entitled to re-compute the fares in accordance with the Regulations for the use of said coupons and the passenger is liable to pay to Tianjin Airline any difference between the recomputed fares and the fares already paid by or due from the passenger.