CASA 239/12 - Direction - number of cabin attendants for Fokker F70 and Fokker F100 aircraft

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Instrument number CASA 239/12
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]
Peter Cromarty
Acting Executive Manager
Operations Division
27 July 2012
Direction — number of cabin attendants for Fokker F70 and Fokker F100 aircraft
1          Duration
                 This instrument:
(a)   commences on 1 August 2012; and
(b)   stops having effect at the end of July 2013.
2          Application
                       This instrument applies to the aircraft mentioned in section 3 that are:
(a)   operated by Alliance Airlines Pty Limited, Aviation Reference Number 593564 (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 (CAO) 20.16.3, the operator may operate any of the following Australian registered aircraft:
(a)   Fokker F28 MK 0100 aircraft that provide for a maximum seating capacity of 100 passengers;
(b)   Fokker F28 MK 0070 aircraft that provide for a maximum seating capacity of 75 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     Only physically competent (able-bodied) persons may occupy seats in the overwing emergency exit rows.
        2     During an aircraft take-off or landing operation with more than 10 passengers, a minimum of 2 able-bodied persons must occupy the seats between the aisle and each overwing emergency exit.
        3     All passengers seated in the overwing emergency exit rows must receive and respond to a briefing which instructs them in the opening of overwing 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 approved by CASA.