1174. Meaning of 'operator'.

6.     Operators and Crew

(1)     Air Operators

1174.     Meaning of 'operator'.

Consequent to the UK's withdrawal from the EU, this Halsbury paragraph should be read in conjunction with the Aviation Safety (Amendment etc) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019, SI 2019/645, pending incorporation of the changes into the text.

The 'operator', in relation to an aircraft, means the person who for the time being has the management of the aircraft1. However, this definition is qualified in so far as the provisions of the Air Navigation Order 2016 relating to the airworthiness of aircraft2 and provisions relating to the