For the purpose of this Agreement and its Annex, unless the context otherwise requires:
a) the term “the Convention" means the Convention on International Civil Aviation, opened for signature at Chicago on 7 December 1944, and includes any Annex adopted under Article 90 of that Convention and any amendment of the Annexes or the Convention under Articles 90 and 94 thereof, insofar as those Annexes and amendments have become effective for, or been ratified by both Contracting Parties;
b) the term “aeronautical authorities" means:
for the Kingdom of the Netherlands: the Minister of Transport, Public Works and Watermanagement;
for the Republic of Georgia: the Head of the Air Transport Department of the Republic of Georgia;
or in either case any person or body authorized to perform any functions at present exercised by the said authorities;
c) the term “designated airline" means an airline which has been designated and authorized in accordance with Article 4 of this Agreement;
d) the term “territory" in relation to a State has the meaning assigned to it in Article 2 of the Convention;
e) the terms “air service", “international air service", “airline" and “stop for non-traffic purposes" have the meaning respectively assigned to them in Article 96 of the Convention;
f) the terms “agreed service" and “specified route" mean international air service pursuant to Article 2 of this Agreement and the route specified in the Annex to this Agreement respectively;
g) the term “stores" means articles of a readily consumable nature for use or sale on board an aircraft during flight, including commissary supplies;
h) the term “Agreement" means this Agreement, its Annex drawn up in application thereof, and any amendments to the Agreement or to the Annex;
i) the term “tariff" means any amount charged or to be charged by airlines, directly or through their agents, to any person or entity for the carriage of passengers (and their baggage) and cargo (excluding mail) in air transportation, including:
I. the conditions governing the availability and applicability of a tariff, and
II. the charges and conditions for any services ancillary to such carriage which are offered by airlines.
j) the term “change of aircraft" means the operation of one of the agreed services by a designated airline in such a way that one or more sectors of the route are flown by aircraft different in capacity from those used on another sector.
k) the term “Computer Reservation System" (CRS) means a computerized system containing information about airline schedules, seat availability, fares and related services and through which reservations can be made and/or tickets can be issued and which makes some or all of these facilities available to travel agents.