Commercial Air Transport Service Flights to and from Canada

  1. Scheduled Air Transport Services
    The following requirements apply to all foreign commercial air operators intending to conduct a scheduled commercial air transport service into or out of Canada. The air operator must:
     
    1. hold a Canadian Foreign Air Operator Certificate (FAOC) issued by the Minister of Transport pursuant to Section 701.01 of the Canadian Aviation Regulations (CARs),
      See Note 1.
       
    2. be designated pursuant to a bilateral air agreement between Canada and the State of Certification of the foreign air operator, or according to any other arrangement between the two States, and
      See Note 2.
       
    3. be in possession of a Scheduled International Service Licence issued by the Canadian Transportation Agency.
      See Note 3.
       
  2. Non-scheduled Air Transport Services
    The following requirements apply to all foreign commercial air operators intending to conduct a commercial non-scheduled air transport service into or out of Canada. The air operator must:
     
    1. hold a Canadian Foreign Air Operator Certificate (FAOC) issued by the Minister of Transport pursuant to Section 701.01 of the Canadian Aviation Regulations (CARs),
      See Note 1.
       
    2. obtain prior permission from the Canadian Transportation Agency unless the commercial air transport service is otherwise provided for in a bilateral air services agreement between Canada and the State of Certification of the foreign air operator, and
      See Note 2 and Note 3.
       
    3. be in possession of a Non-Scheduled International Service Licence issued by the Canadian Transportation Agency.
      See Note 3.
 
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