Instrument number CASA 196/12
I, Peter beilby cromarty, Acting Executive Manager, Operations Division, make this instrument under regulation 208 of the Civil Aviation Regulations 1988.
[Signed P. B. Cromarty]
Acting Executive Manager
22 June 2012
Direction — number of cabin attendants
(a) commences on the day after registration; and
(b) stops having effect at the end of 31 May 2013.
This instrument applies to the aircraft mentioned in section 3 that is:
(a) operated by Capiteq Limited, trading as Airnorth, Aviation Reference Number 518845 (the operator); and
(b) engaged in regular public transport and charter operations.
In spite of subparagraph 6.1 (b) of Civil Aviation Order 20.16.3 (CAO 20.16.3), the operator may operate an Australian registered Embraer 170-100 series aircraft with a type certificate data sheet that provides for a maximum seating capacity of 78 passengers 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 an aircraft referred to in this section.
The direction is subject to the conditions mentioned in Schedule 1.
Schedule 1 Conditions
1 During the aircraft take-off, landing operation and in prepared emergencies, a cabin attendant must be positioned in the crew seat adjacent to the forward and aft entrance doors which serve as emergency exits.
2 The operator must ensure that the aircraft can be evacuated in 90 seconds.
3 Arrangements for the seating and briefing of passengers must be in accordance with procedures set out in the operator’s operations manual and approved by CASA.