Extra-community airlines operating permit

Published on Tuesday 14 February 2017
Extra-community airlines wishing to serve France

In accordance with article 5 of Order of June 3rd, 2008 in the matter of airline operating programs, any extra community airline which has not served the French territory since the beginning of the year prior to current year shall fill in the present questionnaire, when applying for traffic rights.

Transition period (26.05.2014 - 26.11.2016)

Member States continue to be responsible to issue operating permits to TCOs (Third Country Operators). During the aforementioned transition period TCOs must, as part of the process to obtain operating permits from EU Member States, apply with the Agency for a safety authorisation in order to ensure that the Agency can perform the safety authorisation process before the end of the transition period.