Air Charter Operators means persons conducting business by provided non-scheduled air flight service to tourists for scenic tours, transport to tourist destinations for other recreational purposes, either with or without the provision of the services of a pilot.
The requirements for registration and the obligations to be complied with by registered operators are as prescribed here.
- For registration as an air-charter operator, the operator of the business must provide air-charter flights to tourists for scenic or other recreational purposes or transport to tourist destinations, either with or without the services of a pilot provided by the operator.
- At the business premises or operational base of a Namibian-based operator the inside and outside of all permanent buildings and structures and any grounds where clients are received or which are used by them or to which they have access, must be kept in a clean and tidy condition and good order of repair at all times; and at least one toilet must be provided for clients.
- Details of any insurance cover provided by a registered insurer that is obtainable through the assistance of the operator must be made available to clients, and any client taking out any such insurance cover through the operator must be provided with the insurance policy of the registered insurer.
- The operator must, in respect of every aircraft used to transport clients, be in possession of an aircraft certificate of registration; and an airworthiness certificate, Issued under the Aviation Act, 1962 (Act No 74 of 1962) and the Civil Aviation Regulations there-under promulgated by Government by Government Notice No. 1 of January 2, 2001
- Safety instructions in at least English must be available on the aircraft for every passenger during all flights.
- A first-aid kit must be carried in a readily accessible position on the aircraft during all flights.