Flying School Licence
In accordance with Civil Aviation
Rules 1994, National Aviation Policy-2015 and Air Navigation Order
ANO-001-ATNR-2.0, Flying School Licence is issued by DG CAA for flying training activities in Pakistan
in the following categories:-
means Flying School imparting training upto Private Pilot Licence (PPL).
Flying School means imparting training above Private Pilot Licence i.e.
Commercial Pilot Licence (CPL) and above.
light, sport aircraft, balloon, airships are exempted from Flying School
Licence as per ANO 90.0010 of Personnel Licensing Office
of the Company shall be as Private or Public Ltd under the Companies
Ordinance 1984 by SECP or on Partnership deed by Joint Registrar of
- Minimum Paid-up Capital (free of
losses) along with documentary proof incorporated with SECP: Flying School Class-I Rs. 13 Million
Flying School Class-II Rs. 25 Million.
investment, if any, is allowed but not more than 49% of the paid up
capital, to the extent where the controlling interest remains in local
deposit for Flying School Licence
Class-I Rs. 1.3 Million and Flying School Licence Class-II Rs.2.5 Million as
well as a bank guarantee of
an equivalent amount from a scheduled bank acceptable to CAA. (To be
submitted before the grant of License).
sound feasibility report of business (training programme), registration
documents like the Memorandum and Articles of Association, share
allocation form duly verified by Securities Exchange Commission of
Pakistan (SECP), Trust Deed, bank references three years projected book
of accounts prepared by registered Charter Accountants Firm, and any
other documents to prove to the satisfaction of CAA that the Flying
School is a legally established body capable of operating commercial
flights. (To be submitted with application for License).
applicable, evidence of paid-up capital (free of losses) / Equity along
with details of foreign investment if any i.e. Bank Statements and
Certificates from registered Chartered Accountants Firm / Company.
Minimum Equity (net worth) to Assets Ratio should be at least 5%,
gradually increasing by at least 1% per annum up to a minimum of 10%
over a period of next five years.
insurance policy covering aircraft, crew, passenger/cargo and third
party risks at the level specified by ICAO conventions, prevailing CAA
regulations and Government Gazette Notification on Passenger insurance
clearance of company is respect of CEO/Owner/Director/Major Share
holders shall be mandatory. If any owner / CE / Director(s) are not
security cleared or there are serious or adverse observations by the
Security / Intelligence Agencies at any stage, the Operator / Company /
Individuals concerned shall have to comply with the instructions of the
Federal Government / DG CAA. In case of non-compliance within the
stipulated time or failure to submit any valid justification in this
regard, the licence / AOC shall be liable to suspension / cancellation
in accordance with Rules / Regulations / Conditions of Licence.
- For any shareholding transaction
of 51% or more, either singly or in aggregate enabling transfer of
controlling interest in a Private Limited Company holding a Licence,
prior permission of the DG CAA shall be essential for incorporation in
SECP on relevant Forms..
Issues of Flying School
applicant shall apply on prescribed CAA Form duly filled, and signed by
Chief Executive of the Company / Managing Partner of the Firm, if
applicable, to DAT & ER along with the requisite documents. After
verification of documents and resolution of objections, if any, the
applicant shall take ID and Password from AT & ER Directorate, and
afterwards shall submit the application on-line and submit hard copies
to AT&ER Directorate (Fourteen sets).
received will be scrutinized by Air Transport & ER Directorate for
acceptance / rejection within 3 days of receipt of the application.
once accepted will be processed by Air Transport & ER Directorate in
consultation with the other concerned Directorates of CAA within a
period of 15 days. At the same
time, in accordance with NAP-2015 and Government’s instructions, the
application along with documents shall be forwarded to relevant security
agencies for obtaining management’s clearance.
receipt of the security clearance and requisite approval from the DG
CAA, Flying School License will be issued by AT&ER Directorate after
deposit of the security deposit, bank guarantee and License issuance fee
as per ANO.
- The License is only a permission
to develop a Flying School operation organization and in no way
qualifies the Licensee to start Flying School activities which can only
be carried out after issuance of an Air Operator Certificate (AOC). It
is necessary that before commencement of operations, the Company
management should become fully conversant and comply with Civil Aviation
Rules 1994; National Aviation Policy-2015, Air Navigation Orders (ANOs),
Airworthiness Notices issued from time to time and relevant international
practices / requirements.
· Minimum fleet requirement for flying
school operations is two Aircraft. For training of Instrument Rating, one
aircraft shall have ADF/VOR and ILS. For details consult Flight Standards
Directorate and Personnel Licensing Office HQ CAA.
Fleet registration in Pakistan is
mandatory for issuance of an AOC
· In relation to purchase, wet / dry
lease of the aircraft, requirements outlined in NAP-2015 would be applicable
in letter and spirit and the same shall be oversighted by the Airworthiness
· The Applicant intending to import /
export an aircraft / helicopter on ownership or lease basis, shall apply to
Airworthiness Directorate, CAA along with the applicable documents with a
copy endorsed to DAT&ER and DFS.
Condition of Air Operator
After the issuance of Flying School Licence to an operator
by the Competent Authority, it is a regulatory requirement specified in ANO
91.0001 and AOC Guide CAAD-617 issued by Flight Standards Directorate and
NAP-2015, the operator has to obtain an AOC within 365 days of issuance of
Renewal of Flying School
Licence holder (Licensee) shall apply to the Director Air Transport
& ER, HQCAA, Karachi, on the Company’s Letterhead for renewal of
licence along with applicable renewal fee as per FEE SCHEDULE given in
ANO-001-ATNR-2.0 at least 60 days before expiry of the licence. In case
of failure, the licence holder, in addition to the normal fee shall pay a
surcharge Rs 2000/- per month
or part thereof. In case of receipt of application for renewal after
expiry of the licence, no waiver or extension to the licence shall be
granted until approval for extension granted by the DG CAA in the National
and General Public interest as per ANO:-
· Current annual audited report in line
with the NAP-2015 of Para 4.3 (a) & (b), duly signed by the Directors /
CEO and their authorized chartered accountant firm.
Current Operations Specifications
issued by Flight Standards Directorate CAA.
Comprehensive Aircraft insurance liability
documents for passengers, aircraft and third party in conformity with
operations specifications, in line with applicable CARs,1994 and Government
Gazette Notifications, Carriage by Air Act 2012.
· On receipt of the no objection of the
concerned directorates, approval of the Director General shall be sought for
On receipt of the approval of the
Competent Authority, the renewed licence shall be issued by the AT & ER
· The operator is advised to apprise
this Directorate, immediately, in case of any change in company’s hierarchy /
major share holders or in the top management, duly certified by Securities
& Exchange Commission of Pakistan / Joint Registrar of Firm, for updating
our record and necessary action.