air operator's certificate


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air operator's certificate

A certificate authorizing an operator to carry out specified commercial air transport operations (ICAO).
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Belgium-based Air Antwerp, a start-up carrier, has announced it plans to launch its first flight to London on September 9, following the receipt of its air operator's certificate from Belgium's civil aviation authority, the company said.
Belgian civil aviation documents indicate the start-up, which is a 75/25 joint-venture between CityJet and KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, has now secured its Air Operator's Certificate (AOC), B-3061, and Operator's Licence (OL).
MJ Airlines released a statement in August saying it was in the second phase of its Air Operator's Certificate (AOC) and unveiled plans for its first commercial flight late last year or early this year.
On the other hand, the Air Operator's Certificate (AOC) is the approval granted by a National Aviation Authority (NAA) to an aircraft operator to allow it to use aircraft for commercial purposes.
As previously reported, the Tunisian cargo specialist secured its Air Operator's Certificate (AOC) from the Tunisian Ministry of Transportation in October last year.
Sepang, Malaysia - AirAsia X Berhad, the leading low-cost, long-haul carrier, announced that its associate company, Thai AirAsia X Co Ltd had officially received the approval from the Department of Civil Aviation of Thailand for the Air Operator's Certificate (AOC) on 3 February 2014.
A second consulting agreement between Gulf Air and the Al-Qahtani Group is currently being negotiated, whereby Gulf Air will support the Al-Qahtani Group in obtaining its Saudi Arabian air operator's certificate.
A second consulting agreement between Gulf Air and the Al Qahtani Group is currently being negotiated to allow Gulf Air to assist Al Qahtani Group in obtaining its Saudi Arabian Air Operator's Certificate. Gulf Air has been operating in Saudi Arabia for over 63 years, having gained extensive operational and logistical knowledge of the Kingdom.
CASA has suspended both the air operator's certificate and the maintenance certificate of approval of Kununurra-based Alligator Airways because of concerns about aircraft maintenance, failure to report incidents, inadequate pilot records, a deficient safety culture and a failure to appoint key personnel.
These aircraft will be operated under SmartLynx's air operator's certificate.