Aircraft registered in an ICAO Member State

  1. By an air operator which holds a current Canadian Foreign Air Operator Certificate valid for the type of aircraft being operated:

    Both scheduled and non-scheduled flights through Canadian airspace including technical stops at Canadian airports are permitted without seeking further authority from Transport Canada.
    See Note 4 and Note 6

  2. By an air operator which does not hold a Canadian Foreign Air Operator Certificate valid for the type of aircraft being operated:
     
    1. The foreign air operator must request a flight authorization ten (10) working days in advance of the flight. The request must include the following information:
       
      • the name of the foreign air operator and the call sign of the flight(s),
      • the type of aircraft, the aircraft registration and the seating capacity,
      • a list of the dangerous goods being carried, if no dangerous goods are being carried a statement which reads: "No dangerous goods are being carried",
        See Note 5
      • a statement which reads "The aircraft is airworthy and is being operated under the authority of a normal Certificate of Airworthiness that has been issued pursuant to Article 31 of the Convention to ICAO"; and
      • the proposed flight routing, including the last point of departure outside Canada, the first point of entry into Canada; the date and time of arrival at, and the departure from, any Canadian airport(s); and the place(s) of embarkation and disembarkation abroad of passengers and freight.
        See Note 4 and Note 6
         
    2. The request shall be forwarded to the Foreign Inspection Division Overflight Desk by any of the following means:
       
 
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