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]
Acting Executive Manager
27 July 2012
Direction — number of cabin attendants for Fokker F70 and Fokker F100 aircraft
(a) commences on 1 August 2012; and
(b) stops having effect at the end of July 2013.
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.
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.
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.