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Common Carrier

A common carrier is a person or a commercial enterprise that transports passengers or goods for a fee and establishes that their service is open to the general public. Typical examples of common carriers include, a shipowner, railroad,...

Conditions of Carriage

Conditions of carriage (also known as contract of carriage) refer to the infamous terms and conditions used by transportation companies as requirements for using their services. Conditions of carriage usually are adhesion contracts which are...

nontransferable ticket

A non-transferable ticket is a ticket that cannot be transferred from the purchaser who was issued to ticket to another person. The majority of airline tickets are non-transferable because most airlines have a strict no-name change policy.

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overbooking

Overbooking is the practice of intentionally accepting a number of reservations for a service to be rendered, such as a seat to travel on a commercial airline flight or a stay in a hotel room, which exceeds the maximum available capacity....

passenger

A passenger is an occupant of a car, train, boat, airplane, or other transportation vehicle other than the person operating it or a member of the crew. Generally, a passenger is owed a duty of care by a carrier. However, some states draw a...

private carrier

A carrier refers to an individual or organization that contracts to transport passengers or goods for a fee. The common law recognizes two types of carriers: common carriers and private carriers.

A private carrier, also...

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