Warsaw Convention / Hague Protocol

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia having recognized the advantage of regulating in a uniform manner, the conditions of international transportation by air in respect of the documents used for such transportation and of the liability of the carrier, ratified the Warsaw Convention (1929) and the Hague Protocol (1955), on 27.01.1969, the article of which are the governing laws for the contracts for international carriage (of passengers, cargo and baggage) by air.

Saudi Arabian Airlines endorses the action program adopted by the IATA legal committee and cooperates to the maximum feasible extent in achieving its objectives of modernization of the Warsaw System, for the purpose of unification of laws to meet the global developments.

IATA (International Air Transport Association)

Saudi Arabian Airlines became a member of IATA on 17.04.1967, which actively contributes to its efforts in bringing up the uniform rules and regulations to ensure quality in Air Transportation.

Saudi Airlines conditions of carriage

Saudi Arabian Airlines international carriage (of passengers, cargo and baggage) by air is subject to the rules and limitations relating to liability established by the Warsaw Convention as amended by the Hague Protocol.

To the extent not in conflict with the foregoing carriage and other services performed by Saudi Arabian Airlines are subject to:

  • Provision contained in the passenger ticket.
  • Applicable tariffs.
  • Saudi Arabian Airlines' conditions of carriage and related regulations.

Except in transportation between a place in the United States or Canada and any place outside thereof to which tariffs in force in those countries apply.