CASA 196/12 - Direction - number of cabin attendants

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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]
Peter Cromarty
Acting Executive Manager
Operations Division
22 June 2012
Direction — number of cabin attendants
1          Duration
                 This instrument:
(a)   commences on the day after registration; and
(b)   stops having effect at the end of 31 May 2013.
2          Application
                 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.
3          Direction
                 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.
4          Conditions
                 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.