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CASA 29/20 Directions/Civil Aviation as made
This instrument allows Virgin Australia International Airlines Pty Ltd to continue to carry at least 1 cabin attendant for each 50, or part of 50, passenger seats, on specified kinds of flights. These flights are those of a B737-800 series aircraft, with the certified maximum passenger seating capacity of 189 passengers.
Administered by: Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Communications
Exempt from sunsetting by the Legislation (Exemptions and Other Matters) Regulation 2015 s12 item 15
Registered 15 Jun 2020
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR16-Jun-2020
Tabled Senate17-Jun-2020
To be repealed 02 Dec 2021
Repealed by Self Repealing

Instrument number CASA 29/20

I, WARREN CRAIG MARTIN, Executive Manager, Regulatory Services & Surveillance, a delegate of CASA, make this instrument under regulation 208 of the Civil Aviation Regulations 1988 and regulation 11.245 of the Civil Aviation Safety Regulations 1998.

[Signed C. Martin]

Craig Martin
Executive Manager, Regulatory Services & Surveillance

12 June 2020

1          Name

                 This instrument is CASA 29/20 — Number of Cabin Attendants (Virgin Australia International Airlines) Direction 2020.

2          Duration

                 This instrument:

(a)   commences on 1 July 2020; and

(b)   is repealed at the earlier of the following:

             (i)  the commencement of the Civil Aviation Safety Amendment (Part 121) Regulations 2018;

            (ii)  the end of 30 June 2022.

Note   For regulation 11.250 of CASR, the directions issued in this instrument cease to be in force at the earlier of the times mentioned in paragraph (b).

3          Definitions

Note   In this instrument, certain terms and expressions have the same meaning as they have in the Civil Aviation Act 1988 and the regulations. These include: operations manual and type certificate data sheet.

                 In this instrument:

cabin attendant has the meaning given by subsection 2 of Civil Aviation Order 20.16.3.

relevant aircraft means B737-800 series aircraft with the certified maximum passenger seating capacity of 189 passengers, and corresponding cabin configuration, mentioned in the relevant type certificate data sheet.

relevant type certificate data sheet means the type certificate data sheet, for the relevant aircraft, as it exists at the commencement of this instrument.

Virgin Australia International means Virgin Australia International Airlines Pty Ltd, ARN 768593.

4          Application

         This instrument applies to Virgin Australia International in relation to its operation of the relevant aircraft in charter, or regular public transport, operations.

5          Directions

        (1)     Subparagraph 6.1 (b) of Civil Aviation Order 20.16.3, as in force from time to time, does not apply to Virgin Australia International in respect of its operation of the relevant aircraft.

        (2)     Virgin Australia International must assign for duty at least 1 cabin attendant for each 50, or part of, 50 passenger seats fitted for each flight of a relevant aircraft.

(3)     Virgin Australia International must give written notice to CASA of any proposed revision of any part of Virgin Australia International’s operations manual that relates to emergency procedures for the relevant aircraft, including in relation to exits.

        (4)     A notice mentioned in subsection (3) must be given at least 14 days before making the proposed revision.