Instrument number CASA 150/12
I, PETER BEILBY CROMARTY, Acting Executive Manager, Operations Division, a delegate of CASA, make this instrument under regulation 208 of the Civil Aviation Regulations 1988.
[Signed P. B. Cromarty]
Acting Executive Manager
18 May 2012
Direction – number of cabin attendants – Jetstar Airways
(a) commences on 1 June 2012; and
(b) stops having effect at the end of 31 May 2013.
This instrument applies to the aircraft mentioned in Schedule 1 operated by Jetstar Airways Pty Limited, Aviation Reference Number 510654 (the operator), and engaged in regular public transport operations.
In spite of subparagraph 6.1 (b), and for subparagraph 6.1 (c), of Civil Aviation Order 20.16.3 (CAO 20.16.3), the operator may operate the aircraft 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 the aircraft mentioned in Schedule 1.
The direction is subject to the conditions mentioned in Schedule 2.
Schedule 1 Aircraft
Australian registered Airbus A321-200 series aircraft with a type certificate data sheet that provides for a maximum seating capacity of 220 passengers or Australian registered Airbus A320-200 series aircraft with a type certificate data sheet that provides for a maximum seating capacity of 180 passengers.
Schedule 2 Conditions
1 Only physically competent (able-bodied) persons may occupy seats in the emergency exit rows.
2 During the aircraft take-off, landing operation and in prepared emergencies, emergency exit row seats must be occupied by a minimum of 2 physically competent (able-bodied) persons.
3 All passengers seated in the emergency exit rows must receive and respond to a briefing acceptable to CASA which instructs them on the operation of the 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 Arrangements for the seating and briefing of passengers must be in accordance with procedures set out in the operator’s operations manual and acceptable to CASA.