• Supplementary information for the LAN Brasil Air Transport Contract 

     

    Refusal of civil aviation security check:

    In accordance with the current Brazilian legislation, if the Passenger refuses to undergo the civil aviation security check at the airport where he is boarding, he will be denied access to the restricted security areas, and will not be allowed to board the aircraft.

    Refusal to transport objects of third parties:

    The Passenger must refuse to transport packages or objects received from unknown persons in hand baggage and in checked baggage.

    Armed Passenger:

    Any Passenger carrying a firearm, on a national/domestic flight, must turn up a minimum of 02 hours in advance in order to carry out the security procedures, bringing all the necessary documentation, and identify himself to the airport agent at the service desk. Responsibility for the checking, approval and release of the passenger for boarding lies with the Federal Police or, in their absence, with the public security body performing policing activities at the airport. Sporting weapons must be checked in and allocated to an appropriate place in the hold of the aircraft. TAM takes no responsibility for the lack of documentation or lack of information that may result in a delay or refusal of boarding.

    Any Passenger carrying a firearm, on a national/domestic flight, by reason of his job or prerogative of his position, must report to the airport agent at the service desk a minimum of 02 hours in advance in order to carry out the security procedures, bringing all the necessary documentation that proves, by reason of his job or prerogative of his position, his authorization to carry the firearm. Responsibility for the checking, approval and release of the passenger for boarding lies with the Federal Police or, in their absence, with the public security body performing policing activities at the airport. TAM takes no responsibility for the lack of documentation or lack of information that may result in a delay or refusal of boarding.

    The transport of firearms, on an international flight, is forbidden, except as provided for in treaties, conventions and agreements, considering the principle of reciprocity, where there is express authorization from the Brazilian Government and from the Government of the destination country of the flight. In such cases, control will lie exclusively with the Federal Police, and TAM will be responsible for arranging for the weapons to be checked into the aircraft safe, upon presentation of authorization from the Government of the country of origin for entry to foreign territory carrying a firearm, irrespective of the function or position occupied by the Passenger.

    Passenger under custody:

    The transport of a Passenger or minor Passenger under custody of a police authority on a national/domestic flight, shall be subject to fulfilment of all the requirements set out in the National Program of Civil Aviation Security [Programa Nacional de Segurança da Aviação Civil] – PNAVSEC - Decree 7,168 of May 05, 2010. The procedure of reporting and identification for boarding must occur a minimum of 2 (two) hours in advance of the scheduled flight departure time.

    The transport of a Passenger under judicial custody, on an international flight, must be preceded by prior communication with the Federal Police Department, INTERPOL, the Local Airport Administration and the Consulate of the destination country of the Passenger and with TAM for affecting the transport and any stopover/connection. TAM must follow the same procedures used for the Passenger under custody of a police authority.

    Unruly Passenger:

    In the event of incidents with unruly Passengers on board, in order to guarantee the safety of the other Passengers, TAM may call in the Federal Police, or the competent police body.