Commentary

49 Liability for checked baggage and cargo

CARRIERS vol 6(1)B
| Commentary

49 Liability for checked baggage and cargo

| Commentary

49 Liability for checked baggage and cargo

Where carriage is governed by the Montreal Convention 1999, the carrier is liable for damage sustained in the case of destruction or loss of, or of damage to, checked baggage upon the condition only that the event which caused the destruction, loss or damage took place on board the aircraft or during any period within which the checked baggage was in the charge of the carrier1. However, the carrier is not liable if, and to the extent that, the damage resulted from the inherent defect, quality or vice of the baggage2. Checked baggage is also presumed lost if it does not arrive within 21 days of

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