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Public Charters


Part 380 of the U.S. Department of Transportation’s (DOT) regulations (14 CFR Part 380) requires all persons who wish to arrange public charter flights to first submit a charter prospectus to the Special Authorities Division with the required information about the proposed charter program. A prospectus should contain the following documents, signed and dated by all parties involved. Filers may, at their option, submit the required documents by e-mail or fax . We will begin to process applications upon receipt of all required documents and filing fee, if applicable.

Application Procedures

Rules and Regulations

Required Forms

Charter Operator Agreements

Public Charter Assurances

Direct Air Carrier Agreements

Waiver for Cruise Line Charters

Lists of Accepted Public Charter Prospectuses

Foreign Charter Operators (FCO)

Last updated: Friday, May 19, 2023