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CASA 627/08 Directions/Civil Aviation as made
This Direction allows Tiger Airways Australia Pty Limited to operate Airbus A320 series aircraft, with a type data certificate that provides for a maximum seating capacity of 180, with 1 cabin attendant for every 50 passengers seats or part of that number.
Administered by: Infrastructure and Regional Development
Exempt from sunsetting by the Legislative Instruments Act 2003 s 54(2) item 9
Registered 28 Nov 2008
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Tabled HR01-Dec-2008
Tabled Senate01-Dec-2008
Date of repeal 19 Mar 2014
Repealed by Civil Aviation (Spent and Redundant Instruments) Repeal Regulation 2014
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Instrument number CASA 627/08

I, MICHAEL DAVID QUINN, Deputy Chief Executive Officer, Operations, a delegate of CASA, make this instrument under regulation 208 of the Civil Aviation Regulations 1988.

[Signed M.D. Quinn]

Mick Quinn
Deputy Chief Executive Officer

27 November 2008

1          Duration

            This instrument:

(a)   commences on 1 December 2008; and

(b)   stops having effect at the end of 30 November 2010.

2          Application

            This instrument applies to an aircraft mentioned in section 3 operated by Tiger Airways Australia Pty Limited, Aviation Reference Number 766093 (the operator), and engaged in regular public transport operations.

3          Direction

             In spite of subparagraph 6.1 (b) of Civil Aviation Order 20.16.3 (CAO 20.16.3), the operator may operate an Australian registered Airbus A320 series aircraft with a type data certificate that provides for a maximum seating capacity of 180 passengers if there is 1 cabin attendant for every 50 passenger seats or part of that number.

Note   CAO 20.16.3 applies in all other respects to an aircraft referred to in this section.

4          Conditions

            The direction is subject to the conditions mentioned in Schedule 1.

Schedule 1          Conditions

      1     Only physically competent (able-bodied) persons may occupy seats in the over wing emergency exit rows.

      2     During the aircraft take-off, landing operation and in prepared emergencies, each over wing exit row should be occupied by a minimum of 2 physically competent (able-bodied) persons.

      3     All passengers seated in the over wing emergency exit rows must receive and respond to a briefing approved by CASA which instructs them on the opening of over wing emergency exits and subsequent actions required in the event of an emergency.

      4     The operator must ensure that the aircraft can be evacuated in 90 seconds.

      5     Arrangement for the seating and briefing of passengers must be in accordance with procedures set out in the operator’s operations manual and approved by CASA.