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General Terms and Conditions pertaining Charter Confirmation

Air Taxi Switzerland
Im Tobel 15
CH - 8706 Feldmeilen

Tel: +41 44 991 56 87

General Terms and Conditions pertaining Charter Confirmation


The following general terms and conditions are part of the charter confirmation and remain valid in its entirety unless changes are specifically agreed to in writing by Airtaxi Switzerland.

I – The subject of this agreement is the transport of passengers and/or goods from the point of departure to the point of destination as stated in the confirmation.

Airtaxi Switzerland reserves the right to utilize any empty capacity the plane has, including any positioning flights before, during, or after the period in which the aircraft is available to the customer, without any compensation to the customer.

II – The confirmed price includes:

  • all aircraft related costs (i.e. crew, fuel, air navigation fees, airport charges etc.)
  • VIP - catering according to the time of the day and duration of the flight
  • passenger insurance and passenger taxes

The price excludes (the following will - if applicable at all- be invoiced separately and at cost):

  • de-icing
  • war risk insurance
  • upscale catering wishes (e.g special wines, spirits etc.)
  • any other special requirements (i.e. satellite phone and data charges, costs for extending opening hours, visa costs, any customs fees and taxes etc.)
  • transfer of passengers to and from airports

costs incurred due to changes made after confirmation, client-side non-compliances, any event of Force Majeurs or as stipulated in Clause III to VI

III – Airtaxi Switzerland will always do its utmost to comply with the confirmed schedule, aircraft and routing. However, delays or disruptions may occur due to flight safety, air traffic control, technical reasons or other factors beyond the direct control of Airtaxi Switzerland. We reserve the right to postpone or redirect the flight or provide the customer with another aircraft, should any such occurences arise or the booked aircraft becomes unavailable.

Any costs arising from any such occurences (including the cost of arranging an alternative aircraft) will be involved separately. If all costs (including any positioning costs of the booked aircraft back to home base, in case the above occurs en-route) are less than the amount agreed for the original flight schedule. Airtaxi Switzerland shall credit the difference to the customer.

Airtaxi Switzerland shall not be liable for any financial or emotional damages to the customer, its passengers or any third party arising from any such delay or change.

IV – The same appies if the customer whishes to change the confirmed schedule. Airtaxi Switzerland will do everything possible to comply with the customers requirements, provided applicable aviation regulations, air traffic control requirements and crew duty and rest time restrictions can be maintained and if the changes do not conflict with other bookings.

V – The captain of the aircraft remains exclusively in command of the aircraft and shall have complete discretion concerning all technical and safety matters, both around and in the aircraft and for all phases of the flight including take off, in flight and landing.

VI – The customer shall provide Airtaxi Switzerland with a passenger list (including passport details) as soon as possible after booking but in any case prior to the departure.

Airtaxi Switzerland takes no responsibility with regard to visa requirements or the lack of required entry documents of its passengers or with regard to other customs or legal impediments to entry and exit for passengers.

VII – Airtaxi Switzerland requires an advance payment according to 8 below by bank transfer (customer is responsible for originating bank fees).

VIII – Terms of payment and cancelation fees
The terms of payment are as follows:

  • 20% by confirmation of the booking
  • 80% until 48 hours prior departure
  • short term bookings less than 48 hours prior departure, 100% of the invoice has to be paid by written flight confirmation

If the amount is not on our account on the day of departure, we need creditcard details for blocking the amount till receipt on our account

The cancelation fees are as follows:

  • till 72 hours prior departure: 30% of the total amount
  • less than 72 hours prior departure: 50% of the total amount
  • less than 24 hours prior departure: 70% of the total amount

Additionally Airtaxi Switzerland reserves the right to charge for any costs directly incurred, including but not limited to positioning flights, ground services, crew costs, permission fees and other costs directly related to flight preparation.

IX – Passenger baggage weight and numbers are limited for flight safety reasons and vary between aircraft types. Airtaxi Switzerland is not authorized to carry dangerous goods. For detailed information in this regard refer to

X – Smoking and the transport of animals may be prohibited on some flights, depending on the individual aircraft.

XI – The customer shall not be entitled to offset the agreed price and payment obligation against any other potential claim the customer may have towards Airtaxi Switzerland.

XII – Should the confirmed aircraft be operated by a company other than Airtaxi Switzerland (also referred to as „Subcharter Flight), the conditions of carriage of that company apply together with the regulations of that operator`s resident country as well as the regulations of the Warszaw Convention and the Montreal Convention of 28 May 1999, as applicable.

These general terms and conditions are exclusively governed by and constructed in accordance with the laws of Switzerland (without reference to the conflict of law principles thereof). Any disputes arising from or in connection with the present contract shall exclusively be submitted to the ordinary counts of the Canton Zurich/Switzerland subject to appeal to the Swiss Federal Court in Lausanne.


Zurich, April 2015

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