Official Record Series 1 - Schedule 6
The CAA hereby specifies for the purposes of Section 64(2)(a) of the Civil Aviation Act 1982 the following classes of flight as not requiring an Air Transport Licence:
Flights operated using aircraft registered in the United Kingdom
(a) which do not provide transport between different airports;
(b) where a person has exclusive right to use the carrying capacity of the aircraft and where
(i) all the cargo to be carried on the flight is consigned by that person;
(ii) none of the passengers on the flight is carried for a separate fare;
(c) by a hot air balloon or airship;
(d) which take place wholly outside the UK, the Channel Islands or the Isle of Man and are operated by firms not having their principal place of business in the UK, the Channel Islands or the Isle of Man;
(e) which are operated by firms not having their principal place of business in the UK, the Channel Islands or the Isle of Man using aircraft registered in an overseas dependent territory as defined by the British Nationality Act; and
(f) on behalf of and pursuant to an agreement with an operator (“the contracting carrier”) which is authorised by an Air Transport Licence to operate the services, provided that the number of flights made by the actual carrier during any calendar year does not exceed 20% of those offered by the contracting carrier during that period.
Nothing in this instrument permits any flight that is
(a) prohibited as a result of a direction to the CAA by the Secretary of State or by any Rules that may have been published by the Secretary of State; or
(b) otherwise than in accordance with the licence holder’s Air Operator’s Certificate.