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Operating Licence Holders

Holders of Operating Licences are able to operate within the European Economic Area with no further licences required, but for operations outside of the EEA, the carrier will need to hold route licences. Air carriers based in the Channel Islands and Isle of Man, both of which are outside the EEA, may require Air Transport Licences.

Type A licence holders

2Excel Aviation Limited

Route Licence authorising scheduled flights for the carriage of passengers and/or cargo and/or mail between any combination of points anywhere in the world, subject to the terms of the licence holder's Air Operator Certificate.

Route Licence authorising charter flights for the carriage of passengers and/or cargo and/or mail between any combination of points anywhere in the world, subject to the terms of the licence holder's Air Operator Certificate.

Air Kilroe Limited trading as Eastern Airways

Route Licence authorising scheduled flights for the carriage of passengers and/or cargo and/or mail between any combination of points anywhere in the world, subject to the terms of the licence holder's Air Operator Certificate.

Route Licence authorising charter flights for the carriage of passengers and/or cargo and/or mail between any combination of points anywhere in the world, subject to the terms of the licence holder's Air Operator Certificate.

Air Tanker Services Limited

Route Licence authorising scheduled flights for the carriage of passenger and/or cargo and/or mail between any combination of points anywhere in the world, subject to the terms of the licence holder's Air Operator Certificate.

Route Licence authorising charter flights for the carriage of passengers and/or cargo and/or mail between and combination of points anywhere in the world, subject to the terms of the licence holder's Air Operator Certificate.

BA Cityflyer Limited

Route Licence authorising scheduled flights for the carriage of passengers and/or cargo and/or mail between any combination of points anywhere in the world, subject to the terms of the licence holder's Air Operator Certificate.

Route Licence authorising charter flights for the carriage of passengers and/or cargo and/or mail between any combination of points anywhere in the world, subject to the terms of the licence holder's Air Operator Certificate.

BAe Systems (Corporate Air Travel) Limited

Route Licence authorising scheduled flights for the carriage of passengers and/or cargo and/or mail between any combination of points anywhere in the world, subject to the terms of the licence holder's Air Operator Certificate.

Route Licence authorising charter flights for the carriage of passengers and/or cargo and/or mail between any combination of points anywhere in the world, subject to the terms of the licence holder's Air Operator Certificate.

Bristow Helicopters Limited

Route Licence authorising charter flights for the carriage of passengers and/or cargo and/or mail between any combination of points anywhere in the world, subject to the terms of the licence holder's Air Operator Certificate.

British Airways plc

Route Licence authorising scheduled flights for the carriage of passengers and/or cargo and/or mail between any combination of points anywhere in the world, subject to the terms of the licence holder's Air Operator Certificate.

Route Licence authorising charter flights for the carriage of passengers and/or cargo and/or mail between any combination of points anywhere in the world, subject to the terms of the licence holder's Air Operator Certificate.

This company also holds a Scarce Capacity Allocation Certificate.

CargoLogicAir Limited

Route Licence authorising scheduled flights for the carriage of cargo and/or mail between any combination of points anywhere in the world, subject to the terms of the licence holder's Air Operator Certificate.

Route Licence authorising charter flights for the carriage of cargo and/or mail between any combination of points anywhere in the world, subject to the terms of the licence holder's Air Operator Certificate. 

DHL Air Limited

Route Licence authorising scheduled flights for the carriage of cargo and/or mail between any combination of points anywhere in the world, subject to the terms of the licence holder's Air Operator Certificate.

Route Licence authorising charter flights for the carriage of cargo and/or mail between any combination of points anywhere in the world, subject to the terms of the licence holder's Air Operator Certificate.

EasyJet UK Limited

Route Licence authorising scheduled flights for the carriage of passengers and/or cargo and/or mail between any combination of points anywhere in the world, subject to the terms of the licence holder's Air Operator Certificate.

Route Licence authorising charter flights for the carriage of passengers and/or cargo and/or mail between any combination of points anywhere in the world, subject to the terms of the licence holder's Air Operator Certificate.

Jet2.com Limited

Route Licence authorising scheduled flights for the carriage of passengers and/or cargo and/or mail between any combination of points anywhere in the world, subject to the terms of the licence holder's Air Operator Certificate.

Route Licence authorising charter flights for the carriage of passengers and/or cargo and/or mail between any combination of points anywhere in the world, subject to the terms of the licence holder's Air Operator Certificate.

Jota Aviation Limited

Route Licence authorising scheduled flights for the carriage of passengers and/or cargo and/or mail between any combination of points anywhere in the world, subject to the terms of the licence holder's Air Operator Certificate.

Route Licence authorising charter flights for the carriage of passengers and/or cargo and/or mail between any combination of points anywhere in the world, subject to the terms of the licence holder's Air Operator Certificate.

Loganair Limited

Route Licence authorising scheduled flights for the carriage of passengers and/or cargo and/or mail between any combination of points anywhere in the world, subject to the terms of the licence holder's Air Operator Certificate.

Route Licence authorising charter flights for the carriage of passengers and/or cargo and/or mail between any combination of points anywhere in the world, subject to the terms of the licence holder's Air Operator Certificate.

RVL Aviation Limited

Route Licence authorising charter flights for the carriage of passengers and/or cargo and/or mail between any combination of points anywhere in the world, subject to the terms of the licence holder's Air Operator Certificate.

Ryanair UK Limited

Route Licence authorising scheduled flights for the carriage of passengers and/or cargo and/or mail between any combination of points anywhere in the world, subject to the terms of the licence holder's Air Operator Certificate.

Route Licence authorising charter flights for the carriage of passengers and/or cargo and/or mail between any combination of points anywhere in the world, subject to the terms of the licence holder's Air Operator Certificate.

TAG Aviation (UK) Limited

Route Licence authorising scheduled flights for the carriage of passengers and/or cargo and/or mail between any combination of points anywhere in the world, subject to the terms of the licence holder's Air Operator Certificate.

Route Licence authorising charter flights for the carriage of passengers and/or cargo and/or mail between any combination of points anywhere in the world, subject to the terms of the licence holder's Air Operator Certificate.

TUI Airways Limited

Route Licence authorising scheduled flights for the carriage of passengers and/or cargo and/or mail between any combination of points anywhere in the world, subject to the terms of the licence holder's Air Operator Certificate.

Route Licence authorising charter flights for the carriage of passengers and/or cargo and/or mail between any combination of points anywhere in the world, subject to the terms of the licence holder's Air Operator Certificate.

Titan Airways Limited

Route Licence authorising charter flights for the carriage of passengers and/or cargo and/or mail between any combination of points anywhere in the world, subject to the terms of the licence holder's Air Operator Certificate.

Route Licence authorising scheduled flights for the carriage of passengers and/or cargo and/or mail between any combination of points anywhere in the world, subject to the terms of the licence holder's Air Operator Certificate.

Flybe Limited

Route Licence authorising scheduled flights for the carriage of passenger and/or cargo and/or mail between any combination of points anywhere in the world, subject to the terms of the licence holder's Air Operator Certificate.

Route Licence authorising charter flights for the carriage of passengers and/or cargo and/or mail between and
combination of points anywhere in the world, subject to the terms of the licence holder's Air Operator Certificate.

Virgin Atlantic Airways Limited

Route Licence authorising scheduled flights for the carriage of passengers and/or cargo and/or mail between any combination of points anywhere in the world, subject to the terms of the licence holder's Air Operator Certificate.

Route Licence authorising charter flights for the carriage of passengers and/or cargo and/or mail between any combination of points anywhere in the world, subject to the terms of the licence holder's Air Operator Certificate.

Virgin Atlantic International Limited

Route Licence authorising scheduled flights for the carriage of passengers and/or cargo and/or mail between any combination of points anywhere in the world, subject to the terms of the licence holder's Air Operator Certificate.

Route Licence authorising charter flights for the carriage of passengers and/or cargo and/or mail between any combination of points anywhere in the world, subject to the terms of the licence holder's Air Operator Certificate.

West Atlantic UK Limited

Route Licence authorising scheduled flights for the carriage of cargo and/or mail between any combination of points anywhere in the world, subject to the terms of the licence holder's Air Operator Certificate.

Route Licence authorising charter flights for the carriage of cargo and/or mail between any combination of points anywhere in the world, subject to the terms of the licence holder's Air Operator Certificate.

Wizz Air UK Limited

Route Licence authorising scheduled flights for the carriage of passengers and/or cargo and/or mail between any combination of points anywhere in the world, subject to the terms of the licence holder's Air Operator Certificate.

Route Licence authorising charter flights for the carriage of passengers and/or cargo and/or mail between any combination of points anywhere in the world, subject to the terms of the licence holder's Air Operator Certificate.

Close Type A licence holders

Type B licence holders

The following companies hold Type B Operating Licences - that is, they are permitted to carry passengers, cargo and mail on aircraft with fewer than 20 seats and/or weighing less than 10 tonnes.

Some may be restricted to carrying cargo only.

A2B Heli Charters Limited

Route Licence authorising charter flights for the carriage of passengers and/or cargo and/or mail between any combination of points anywhere in the world, subject to the terms of the licence holder's Air Operator Certificate.

Acropolis Aviation Limited

Route Licence authorising charter flights for the carriage of passengers and/or cargo and/or mail between any combination of points anywhere in the world, subject to the terms of the licence holder's Air Operator Certificate.

Aero FlightOps UK Ltd

Route Licence authorising scheduled flights for the carriage of passengers and/or cargo and/or mail between any combination of points anywhere in the world, subject to the terms of the licence holder's Air Operator Certificate.

Route Licence authorising charter flights for the carriage of passengers and/or cargo and/or mail between any combination of points anywhere in the world, subject to the terms of the licence holder's Air Operator Certificate.

Air Charter Scotland Limited

Route Licence authorising charter flights for the carriage of passengers and/or cargo and/or mail between any combination of points anywhere in the world, subject to the terms of the licence holder's Air Operator Certificate.

Alto Aerospace Ltd

Apollo Air Services Limited

Route Licence authorising charter flights for the carriage of passengers and/or cargo and/or mail between any combination of points anywhere in the world, subject to the terms of the licence holder's Air Operator Certificate.

Atlas Helicopters Limited

Route Licence authorising charter flights for the carriage of passengers and/or cargo and/or mail between any combination of points anywhere in the world, subject to the terms of the licence holder's Air Operator Certificate.

Babcock Mission Critical Services Onshore Limited

Route Licence authorising charter flights for the carriage of passengers and/or cargo and/or mail between any combination of points anywhere in the world, subject to the terms of the licence holder's Air Operator Certificate.

Bookajet Limited

Route Licence authorising charter flights for the carriage of passengers and/or cargo and/or mail between any combination of points anywhere in the world, subject to the terms of the licence holder's Air Operator Certificate.

British International Helicopter Services Limited

Route Licence authorising charter flights for the carriage of passengers and/or cargo and/or mail between any combination of points anywhere in the world, subject to the terms of the licence holder's Air Operator Certificate.

Capital Air Services Limited

Route Licence authorising charter flights for the carraige of passengers and/or cargo and/or mail between any combination of points anywhere in the world, subject to the terms of the licence holder's Air Operator Certificate.

Cardinal Helicopter Services Limited

Route Licence authorising charter flights for the carriage of passengers and/or cargo and/or mail between any combination of points anywhere in the world, subject to the terms of the licence holder's Air Operator Certificate.

Castle Air Limited

Route Licence authorising charter flights for the carriage of passengers and/or cargo and/or mail between any combination of points anywhere in the world, subject to the terms of the licence holder's Air Operator Certificate.

Catreus AOC Limited

Route Licence authorising charter flights for the carriage of passengers and/or cargo and/or mail between any combination of points anywhere in the world, subject to the terms of the licence holder's Air Operator Certificate.

Centreline AV Limited

Route Licence authorising charter flights for the carriage of passengers and/or cargo and/or mail between any combination of points anywhere in the world, subject to the terms of the licence holder's Air Operator Certificate.

CHC Scotia Limited

Route Licence authorising charter flights for the carriage of passengers and/or cargo and/or mail between any combination of points anywhere in the world, subject to the terms of the licence holder's Air Operator Certificate.

Cheshire Flying Services Limited t/a Ravenair

Route Licence authorising charter flights for the carriage of passengers and/or cargo and/or mail between any combination of points anywhere in the world, subject to the terms of the licence holder's Air Operator Certificate.

Concierge U Limited

Route Licence authorising charter flights for the carriage of passengers and/or cargo and/or mail between any combination of points anywhere in the world, subject to the terms of the licence holder's Air Operator Certificate.

Cutting Edge Helicopters Limited

Route Licence authorising charter flights for the carriage of passengers and/or cargo and/or mail between any combination of points anywhere in the world, subject to the terms of the licence holder's Air Operator Certificate.

Devon Air Ambulance Trading Company Limited

Route Licence authorising charter flights for the carriage of passengers and/or cargo and/or mail between any combination of points anywhere in the world, subject to the terms of the licence holder's Air Operator Certificate.

DEA Aviation Limited

Route Licence authorising charter flights for the carriage of passengers and/or cargo and/or mail between any combination of points anywhere in the world, subject to the terms of the licence holder's Air Operator Certificate.

Directflight Limited

Route Licence authorising charter flights for the carriage of passengers and/or cargo and/or mail between any combination of points anywhere in the world, subject to the terms of the licence holder's Air Operator Certificate.

Dragonfly Aviation Services Limited

Route Licence authorising charter flights for the carriage of passengers and/or cargo and/or mail between any combination of points anywhere in the world, subject to the terms of the licence holder's Air Operator Certificate.

Eagle European Limited

Route Licence authorising charter flights for the carriage of passengers and/or cargo and/or mail between any combination of points anywhere in the world, subject to the terms of the licence holder's Air Operator Certificate.

EBG Helicopters Limited

Route Licence authorising charter flights for the carriage of passengers and/or cargo and/or mail between any combination of points anywhere in the world, subject to the terms of the licence holder's Air Operator Certificate.

Excel Charter Limited

Route Licence authorising charter flights for the carriage of passengers and/or cargo and/or mail between any combination of points anywhere in the world, subject to the terms of the licence holder's Air Operator Certificate.

Executive Jet Charter Limited

Route Licence authorising charter flights for the carriage of passengers and/or cargo and/or mail between any combination of points anywhere in the world, subject to the terms of the licence holder's Air Operator Certificate.

Flexjet Operations Limited

Route Licence authorising charter flights for the carriage of passengers and/or cargo and/or mail between any combination of points anywhere in the world, subject to the terms of the licence holder's Air Operator Certificate.

Flight Academy Limited

FR Aviation Limited

Route Licence authorising charter flights for the carriage of passengers and/or cargo and/or mail between any combination of points anywhere in the world, subject to the terms of the licence holder's Air Operator Certificate.

Gama Aviation (UK) Limited

Route Licence authorising charter flights for the carriage of passengers and/or cargo and/or mail between any combination of points anywhere in the world, subject to the terms of the licence holder's Air Operator Certificate.

Haverfordwest Air Charter Services Limited

Heli Air Limited

Route Licence authorising charter flights for the carriage of passengers and/or cargo and/or mail between any combination of points anywhere in the world, subject to the terms of the licence holder's Air Operator Certificate.

Helicentre Aviation Limited

Heliflight AOC Limited

Route Licence authorising charter flights for the carriage of passengers and/or cargo and/or mail between any combination of points anywhere in the world, subject to the terms of the licence holder's Air Operator Certificate.

IAS Medical Limited

Route Licence authorising charter flights for the carriage of passengers and/or cargo and/or mail between any combination of points anywhere in the world, subject to the terms of the licence holder's Air Operator Certificate.

Isles Of Scilly Skybus Limited

Route Licence authorising charter flights for the carriage of passengers and/or cargo and/or mail between any combination of points anywhere in the world, subject to the terms of the licence holder's Air Operator Certificate.

Jet Exchange Limited

Route Licence authorising charter flights for the carriage of passengers and/or cargo and/or mail between any combination of points anywhere in the world, subject to the terms of the licence holder's Air Operator Certificate.

Kingmoor Aviation Limited t/a Helicentre Liverpool

Route Licence authorising charter flights for the carriage of passengers and/or cargo and/or mail between any combination of points anywhere in the world, subject to the terms of the licence holder's Air Operator Certificate. 

London Executive Aviation Limited

Route Licence authorising charter flights for the carriage of passengers and/or cargo and/or mail between any combination of points anywhere in the world, subject to the terms of the licence holder's Air Operator Certificate.

London's Air Ambulance Limited

Route Licence authorising charter flights for the carriage of passengers and/or cargo and/or mail between any combination of points anywhere in the world, subject to the terms of the licence holder's Air Operator Certificate.

Looporder Limited t/a East Midlands Helicopters

Route Licence authorising charter flights for the carriage of passengers and/or cargo and/or mail between any combination of points anywhere in the world, subject to the terms of the licence holder's Air Operator Certificate.

Lydd Air Limited

Route Licence authorising charter flights for the carriage of passengers and/or cargo and/or mail between any combination of points anywhere in the world, subject to the terms of the licence holder's Air Operator Certificate.

Luviair (UK) Ltd

Multiflight Limited

Route Licence authorising charter flights for the carriage of passengers and/or cargo and/or mail between any combination of points anywhere in the world, subject to the terms of the licence holder's Air Operator Certificate. 

MyHeli Limited

Route Licence authorising charter flights for the carriage of passengers and/or cargo and/or mail between any combination of points anywhere in the world, subject to the terms of the licence holder's Air Operator Certificate.

Netjets Air Transport UK Limited

NHV Helicopters Limited

Northumbria Helicopters Limited

Route Licence authorising charter flights for the carriage of passengers and/or cargo and/or mail between any combination of points anywhere in the world, subject to the terms of the licence holder's Air Operator Certificate.

Offshore Helicopter Services UK Limited

Route Licence authorising charter flights for the carriage of passengers and/or cargo and/or mail between any combination of points anywhere in the world, subject to the terms of the licence holder's Air Operator Certificate.

Pen-Avia Limited

Route Licence authorising charter flights for the carriage of passengers and/or cargo and/or mail between any combination of points anywhere in the world, subject to the terms of the licence holder's Air Operator Certificate.

PLM Dollar Group Limited t/a PDG Helicopters

Route Licence authorising charter flights for the carriage of passengers and/or cargo and/or mail between any combination of points anywhere in the world, subject to the terms of the licence holder's Air Operator Certificate.

Polo Aviation Limited

Route Licence authorising charter flights for the carriage of passengers and/or cargo and/or mail between any combination of points anywhere in the world, subject to the terms of the licence holder's Air Operator Certificate.

Regency Jet Limited

SaxonAir Charter Limited

Route Licence authorising charter flights for the carriage of passengers and/or cargo and/or mail between any combination of points anywhere in the world, subject to the terms of the licence holder's Air Operator Certificate.

Sloane Helicopters Limited

Route Licence authorising charter flights for the carriage of passengers and/or cargo and/or mail between any combination of points anywhere in the world, subject to the terms of the licence holder's Air Operator Certificate.

Solent Helicopters Limited  t/a Elite Helicopters

Route Licence authorising charter flights for the carriage of passengers and/or cargo and/or mail between any combination of points anywhere in the world, subject to the terms of the licence holder's Air Operator Certificate.

Specialist Aviation Services Limited

Route Licence authorising charter flights for the carriage of passengers and/or cargo and/or mail between any combination of points anywhere in the world, subject to the terms of the licence holder's Air Operator Certificate.

Starspeed Limited

Route Licence authorising charter flights for the carriage of passengers and/or cargo and/or mail between any combination of points anywhere in the world, subject to the terms of the licence holder's Air Operator Certificate.

Synergy Aviation Limited

Route Licence authorising charter flights for the carriage of passengers and/or cargo and/or mail between any combination of points anywhere in the world, subject to the terms of the licence holder's Air Operator Certificate.

Un Pied Sur Terre Limited t/a Whizzard Helicopters

Route Licence authorising charter flights for the carriage of passengers and/or cargo and/or mail between any combination of points anywhere in the world, subject to the terms of the licence holder's Air Operator Certificate.

V21 Limited t/a Helicopter Services

Route Licence authorising charter flights for the carriage of passengers and/or cargo and/or mail between any combination of points anywhere in the world, subject to the terms of the licence holder's Air Operator Certificate.

VLL Limited

Route Licence authorising charter flights for the carriage of passengers and/or cargo and/or mail between any combination of points anywhere in the world, subject to the terms of the licence holder's Air Operator Certificate.

Voluxis Limited

Route Licence authorising charter flights for the carriage of passengers and/or cargo and/or mail between any combination of points anywhere in the world, subject to the terms of the licence holder's Air Operator Certificate.

Wessex Aviation Ltd t/a Air Alderney 

Route Licence authorising charter flights for the carriage of passengers and/or cargo and/or mail between any combination of points anywhere in the world, subject to the terms of the licence holder's Air Operator Certificate.

Wiltshire Air Ambulance Charitable Trust

Woodgate Aviation (NI) Limited

Route Licence authorising charter flights for the carriage of passengers and/or cargo and/or mail between any combination of points anywhere in the world, subject to the terms of the licence holder's Air Operator Certificate.

Yorkshire Air Ambulance Limited

Zenith Aviation Limited

Route Licence authorising charter flights for the carriage of passengers and/or cargo and/or mail between any combination of points anywhere in the world, subject to the terms of the licence holder's Air Operator Certificate.

Zephyr Aviation Limited

Route Licence authorising charter flights for the carriage of passengers and/or cargo and/or mail between any combination of points anywhere in the world, subject to the terms of the licence holder's Air Operator Certificate.

Close Type B licence holders

Air transport licence holders

Air Transport Licences are similar in their scope and their effect to Route Licences, but they are granted to air carriers which are either registered or based in the Channel Islands or the Isle of Man, both of which are outside the EU.

These companies are unable to hold Operating Licences and are therefore also excluded from holding Route Licences, which may only be granted to holders of Operating Licences. Air carriers in the Channel Islands and the Isle of Man which operate UK registered aircraft therefore require to hold Air Transport Licences.

Aurigny Air Services Limited

Air Transport Licence authorising flights between any points within the European Economic Area, the Channel Islands and the Isle of Man and to offshore oil and gas installations.

Blue Islands Limited

Air Transport Licence authorising flights between any points within the European Economic Area, the Channel Islands and the Isle of Man and to offshore oil and gas installations

Close Air transport licence holders

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