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CASA 41/20 Directions/Civil Aviation as made
This instrument allows Qantas Airways Limited to continue operating relevant aircraft for flights with 1 cabin attendant for every 50, or part of 50, passenger seats, subject to appropriate risk reduction measures.
Administered by: Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Communications
Exempt from sunsetting by the Legislation (Exemptions and Other Matters) Regulation 2015 s12 item 15
Registered 29 Jul 2020
To be repealed 25 Mar 2021
Repealed by Self Repealing

Instrument number CASA 41/20

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

28 July 2020

1          Name

                 This instrument is CASA 41/20 — Number of Cabin Attendants (Qantas Airways) Direction 2020.

2          Duration

                 This instrument:

(a)   commences on 1 August 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(b)   is repealed at the earlier of the following: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 31 July 2022.

Note   For regulation 11.250 of CASR, the directions in section 5 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, passenger, regular public transport operations 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 a Boeing B737-800 series aircraft with a type certificate data sheet that, at the time this instrument commences, mentions a maximum seating capacity of 189 passengers.

Qantas Airways means Qantas Airways Limited, ARN 216147.

4          Application

                 This instrument applies to Qantas Airways in relation to its operation of a 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 Qantas Airways in relation to its operation of a relevant aircraft.

        (2)     Qantas Airways 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)     Qantas Airways must give CASA:

(a)   written notice of any proposed revision of any part of Qantas Airways’ operations manual that relates to emergency procedures for a relevant aircraft, including in relation to exits; and

(b)   the written notice mentioned in paragraph (a) at least 14 days before making any proposed revision.