These terms and conditions apply to all flight-based events provided by Leocopter – Air Services. Leocopter – Air Services is a bluecoons group LLC division in 6300 Zug, Switzerland.
With the booking of a helicopter event, the customer also agrees with our terms and conditions as part of the legal binding contract.
Leocopter – Air Services confirms the reservation of an event generally by E-Mail but also verbally if required.
All prices are in Swiss Francs (CHF) and VAT included (7.7 %).
Event prices are subject to changes at any time without notice. Changes are not to be applied for confirmed events.
In general, all events booked and confirmed are to be paid in full prior start of the event. After the confirmation of the event, the customer receives an electronic invoice which can be paid using PayPal Guest feature with a credit card or via bank transfer to the following bank account:
If agreed by both parties a credit card payment onsite at the day of event may be possible accepting Visa, Mastercard, American Express and maestro card.
Leocopter – Air Services is providing its flight-based events in collaboration with local professional operators. This guarantees a broad selection of aircraft types and compliancy with all regulations and laws applicable.
Note that the terms and conditions for “Carriage of Personnel” and its scope of limitation of liability for death or personal injury, for destruction, loss or damage of baggage of the operator are an integral part of the contract.
Helicopter events have a minimum of participation. The minimum requirement is stated on the event description. The total number of participants is limited by the aircraft seat capacity.
The events in general are exclusive to the booking party.
Leocopter – Air Services and the involved operator may use a different type of aircraft for the event without any prior notice to the customer.
Luggage might be checked-in by participants of the event but is limited in weight and dimensions. Final clearance of the baggage allowed on board by the Pilot only.
Note that no valuables or sensitive equipment / objects or dangerous goods are allowed in the luggage.
Cancellation or postponement of the event by the booking party (customer)
In case of cancellation or reschedule shorter than the above-mentioned period, the following conditions apply.
If the departure of the flight-based event is delayed because the booking party is not ready to board at the agreed time, Leocopter – Air Services cancels the event after a waiting period of max. 30 minutes from the original start of the event and will be handled as no-shows. In case of a delayed departure the customer accepts that the total event time might be shortened based on the delay.
All no-shows are not entitled for a refund of the total event costs. Customers with an onsite payment agreement receive an invoice for the event cancellation with due at receipt.
Cancellation due to bad weather
Leocopter – Air Services notifies the customer in advance if due to metrological reasons the event must be cancelled or rescheduled. The customer either gets a full refund or accepts a new event date.
If Leocopter – Air Services must notify the customer just prior to departure that the flight may have to be canceled for meteorological reasons and the customer accepts the cancellation, the customer either gets a full refund or accepts a new event date.
If the customer accepts an alternative tour offered by Leocopter – Air Services that can be executed at the event day, a potential surcharge or refund will be agreed among both parties.
Cancellation due to technical and / or meteorological and / or operational reasons
Leocopter Air Services and involved operator reserve the right to cancel the flight-based event for technical or meteorological or operational reasons.
In this case the customer either gets a full refund or accepts a new event date.
Cancellation due to unpredictable circumstances
If Leocopter – Air Service and the providing operator must cancel the event due to unpredictable circumstances (even at a short notice) the customer receives a refund of the total costs of the event unless the parties agree to a reschedule of the event. Further claims are excluded.
Cancellation during flight-base event
If the ongoing event must be stopped ahead of schedule due to technical or meteorological reasons, Leocopter – Air Services will return the passenger as soon as possible to the place of departure.
In this case the customer either gets a partial refund or accepts a new event date.
The pilot, as a ship's commander, has the right to give instructions to all passengers. Passengers must follow his instructions and the instructions of the rest of the crew in any case. The pilot is the final authority for all decisions on board of the aircraft and must be respected by all participants.
Modifications and supplements of written agreements, apart from the general terms and conditions of business, of the corresponding provisions of usage and the corresponding provisions of insertion, require for their validity of the written form a consent of both parties. The same shall also apply to any waiver of the requirement for the written form. If the disposition of a convention should be invalid or in executable, then it is only decrepit in the degree of its invalidity or inexecutability and is incidentally to be replaced by an economical disposition of replacement which is as similar as possible to the ineffective or in executable regulation. Any gaps in the corresponding agreement are to filled up with rules which are most similar to the rules that would have been agreed upon by the parties with the spirit and purpose of the agreement thereof, had they thought of the concerned issue at the time of concluding the agreement.
This contract is exclusively subject to Swiss law to the exclusion of international conflict of law provisions. The exclusive place of performance, the place of debt collection and the exclusive place of jurisdiction for all legal proceedings shall be at the registered seat of Leocopter – Air Services a bluecoons group LLC division. Bluecoons group LLC is authorized to sue the customer at the court of his place of residence.
Zug, August 2018 - All rights reseved.