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CASA 201/12 Directions/Civil Aviation as made
This direction allows Tiger Airways Australia Pty Limited to continue operating its Airbus A320 series aircraft with 4 cabin attendants.
Administered by: Infrastructure, Regional Development and Cities
General Comments: This instrument stops having effect at the end of June 2013.
Exempt from sunsetting by the Legislation (Exemptions and Other Matters) Regulation 2015 s12 item 15
Made 22 Jun 2012
Registered 27 Jun 2012
Tabled HR 28 Jun 2012
Tabled Senate 29 Jun 2012

Instrument number CASA 201/12

I, PETER BEILBY CROMARTY, Executive Manager, Operations Division, a delegate of CASA, make this instrument under regulation 208 of the Civil Aviation Regulations 1988.

[Signed P. B. Cromarty]

Peter Cromarty
Executive Manager
Operations Division

22 June 2012

1          Duration

                 This instrument:

(a)   commences on 1 July 2012; and

(b)   stops having effect at the end of June 2013.

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 overwing emergency exit rows.

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

        3     All passengers seated in the overwing emergency exit rows must receive and respond to a briefing approved by CASA which instructs them on the opening of overwing 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.