The course will outline the overall regulatory framework of civil aviation and introduce delegates to the various regulatory bodies and the rules and laws made by them. Elementary knowledge for the organization and management of a scheduled or charter flight in compliance with the international and EU regulations.
Course Objective - Introduction to Aviation Regulations
- Elementary knowledge for the organization and management of a scheduled or charter flight in compliance with the international and EU regulations;
- Who is who, from National Civil Aviation Authorities, ICAO, Joint Aviation Authorities to EASA;
- European Regulations;
- The airline structure;
- The airline licence and A.O.C.
- The European "Open Sky"
- Aircraft leasing and Consumer protection.
Course Outlines - Introduction to Aviation Regulations
Who is who?
From National Civil Aviation Authorities, ICAO, Joint Aviation Authorities to EASA
- The need for a comprehensive regulatory environment
- The Chicago Convention and ICAO: structure, rulemaking procedures and annexes to the Convention
- ECAC and the origin of JAA
- The transition from JAA to EASA: rulemaking, implementation, the authority of EASA
- The remaining authority of the National Civil Aviation Authorities v. the authority of EASA.
- The rulemaking procedures in the EU: The European Institutions (Parliament – European Commission).
- The importance of European Regulations – relation with national rules, relation with ICAO AMC’s.
- The most important regulations and domains of the authority of the EC:
- The regulatory ‘packages’
- Regulations on operations, maintenance, handling, and airport slots
- Regulations on Consumer protection
The airline structure:
- The operational structure of an EASA compliant airline.
- The importance of the airline quality and safety management system.
- The structure of airline maintenance. Relevant responsibilities.
- Responsibilities of the airline postholders.
- Responsibilities of airline personnel. (flying – nonflying)
- Who needs a license? Who grants the licence? The validity of the licence? (Flying, operational, maintenance).
The Airline Licence and A.O.C.
- Difference between the Licence and A.O.C. under the EC Regulations.
- Licence and AOC under ICAO.
- EC Regulation 1008/2008 on licensing of air carriers: history, licensing conditions, licensing conditions as a safety item.
The European “Open Sky”.
- Traffic rights under European Community law:
- From bilateral to horizontal agreements
- The relation between Europe and the USA
- The ECAA and Euromed
- The safety protection of the European Airspace: SAFA inspections, the control of non-European airlines by the National Authorities, the European ‘blacklist’, the procedure before the European Air Safety Committee.
- Airport slots and traffic rights: definition of a co-ordinated airport, the authority of the slot coordinator.
- dry lease agreements: characteristics, delivery, and return conditions.
- Wet leases or A.C.M.I. agreements: conditions under the EU Regulations, the control by the National Civil Aviation Authorities.
- ACMI Contract structure: the role of aircraft brokers.
- EC Regulation 261/2004 on compensation in case of denied boarding, cancellations, and major delays.
- EC Regulation 1107/2006 concerning the rights of disabled persons with reduced mobility.
- EC Directive 2005/29/EC on consumer information and ticket pricing.
- Applicability of EU rules on non-EU carriers.
Training Course: Introduction to Aviation Regulations
knowledge for the organization and management of a scheduled or charter flight in compliance with the international and EU regulations
DATES: 29 Nov - 3 Dec 2020
CITY: Istanbul (Turkey)