Type of procedure:
Application procedure for scheduled air services
Service target and eligibility criteria:
The Macao aviation regulations require that scheduled air services to and from Macao by foreign registered aircraft shall be operated under and in accordance with the provisions of an operating permit which is granted by the President of the Civil Aviation Authority.
- By letter, fax or email
Tel: 853-8796 4104 / 8796 4112 / 8796 4135 (Direct line)
853-2851 1213 (General line)
Fax: 853-8976 4115 (Direct line)
853-2833 8089 (General line)
Address:18/F, Cheng Feng Commercial Centre, 336-342, Alameda Dr. Carlos D’Assumpção, Macao
The operator is required to submit the following documents or information:
1. The completed “Application Form for Scheduled Air Services to/from Macao SAR”;
2. Letter of designation from the aeronautical authorities of the country designating the operator;
3. Air Operator registration documents;
4. A valid Air Operator Certificate (AOC) or equivalent document issued by the aeronautical authorities of the country
designating the operator, certifying that the aeronautical authorities are satisfied that the operator is competent to secure
the safe operation of aircraft on flights for the purpose of public transport, in accordance with such conditions and
limitations as may be specified in the certificate. This certificate shall contain at least the following:
a) Operator's identification document (name, address, etc);
b) Date of issue and period of validity;
c) Description of the types of operations authorized;
d) The type(s) of aircraft authorized for use; and
e) Authorized areas of operation or routes.
5. Documentary evidence from the operator's insurance company to show that the operator carries appropriate insurance
regarding legal liability to passengers and cargo legal liability (the Montreal Convention requirements apply), and legal
liability to third parties.
6. Summer and winter operational timetables.
Note: Please click or refer to Administrative Regulations No.11/2004 and No.19/2011 for information on liability insurance.
The approval process will not take more than 15 working days to complete (time guaranteed in performance pledge).
Note: The time guaranteed commences from the next date following the date of submission of all required documents or information.
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