820. Route licences.

Route licences are not required for Community air carriers1 operating intra-Community air services (extended to the EEA and Switzerland)2. Subject to that, no aircraft registered in the United Kingdom may be used for the carriage for reward of passengers or cargo on flights in any part of the world, and no aircraft registered in any of the Channel Islands, the Isle of Man or any colony may be so used on flights beginning or ending in the United Kingdom, where the aircraft is used by a Community air carrier, unless3:


    (1)     the operator of the aircraft holds a licence