Commentary

21 Classes of operating licence

CIVIL AVIATION vol 7
| Commentary

21 Classes of operating licence

| Commentary

21 Classes of operating licence

The Civil Aviation Authority grants two classes of operating licence: Type A and Type B1. Type B applies to operators of aircraft having fewer than 20 seats and having a maximum take-off weight of less than 10 tonnes. Type A applies to operators of aircraft exceeding those limits. The two types differ in relation to qualifying criteria and, once granted, in relation to obligations concerning provision of financial information, reporting of statistics and payment of charges2: Less stringent rules apply to Type B licences than to Type A licences.

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