49 U.S. Code § 40102 - Definitions

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(a) General Definitions.— In this part—
(1) “aeronautics” means the science and art of flight.
(2) “air carrier” means a citizen of the United States undertaking by any means, directly or indirectly, to provide air transportation.
(3) “air commerce” means foreign air commerce, interstate air commerce, the transportation of mail by aircraft, the operation of aircraft within the limits of a Federal airway, or the operation of aircraft that directly affects, or may endanger safety in, foreign or interstate air commerce.
(4) “air navigation facility” means a facility used, available for use, or designed for use, in aid of air navigation, including—
(A) a landing area;
(B) runway lighting and airport surface visual and other navigation aids;
(C) apparatus, equipment, software, or service for distributing aeronautical and meteorological information to air traffic control facilities or aircraft;
(D) communication, navigation, or surveillance equipment for air-to-ground or air-to-air applications;
(E) any structure, equipment, or mechanism for guiding or controlling flight in the air or the landing and takeoff of aircraft; and
(F) buildings, equipment, and systems dedicated to the national airspace system.
(5) “air transportation” means foreign air transportation, interstate air transportation, or the transportation of mail by aircraft.
(6) “aircraft” means any contrivance invented, used, or designed to navigate, or fly in, the air.
(7) “aircraft engine” means an engine used, or intended to be used, to propel an aircraft, including a part, appurtenance, and accessory of the engine, except a propeller.
(8) “airman” means an individual—
(A) in command, or as pilot, mechanic, or member of the crew, who navigates aircraft when under way;
(B) except to the extent the Administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration may provide otherwise for individuals employed outside the United States, who is directly in charge of inspecting, maintaining, overhauling, or repairing aircraft, aircraft engines, propellers, or appliances; or
(C) who serves as an aircraft dispatcher or air traffic control-tower operator.
(9) “airport” means a landing area used regularly by aircraft for receiving or discharging passengers or cargo.
(10) “all-cargo air transportation” means the transportation by aircraft in interstate air transportation of only property or only mail, or both.
(11) “appliance” means an instrument, equipment, apparatus, a part, an appurtenance, or an accessory used, capable of being used, or intended to be used, in operating or controlling aircraft in flight, including a parachute, communication equipment, and another mechanism installed in or attached to aircraft during flight, and not a part of an aircraft, aircraft engine, or propeller.
(12) “cargo” means property, mail, or both.
(13) “charter air carrier” means an air carrier holding a certificate of public convenience and necessity that authorizes it to provide charter air transportation.
(14) “charter air transportation” means charter trips in air transportation authorized under this part.
(15) “citizen of the United States” means—
(A) an individual who is a citizen of the United States;
(B) a partnership each of whose partners is an individual who is a citizen of the United States; or
(C) a corporation or association organized under the laws of the United States or a State, the District of Columbia, or a territory or possession of the United States, of which the president and at least two-thirds of the board of directors and other managing officers are citizens of the United States, which is under the actual control of citizens of the United States, and in which at least 75 percent of the voting interest is owned or controlled by persons that are citizens of the United States.
(16) “civil aircraft” means an aircraft except a public aircraft.
(17) “civil aircraft of the United States” means an aircraft registered under chapter 441 of this title.
(18) “conditional sales contract” means a contract—
(A) for the sale of an aircraft, aircraft engine, propeller, appliance, or spare part, under which the buyer takes possession of the property but title to the property vests in the buyer at a later time on—
(i) paying any part of the purchase price;
(ii) performing another condition; or
(iii) the happening of a contingency; or
(B) to bail or lease an aircraft, aircraft engine, propeller, appliance, or spare part, under which the bailee or lessee—
(i) agrees to pay an amount substantially equal to the value of the property; and
(ii) is to become, or has the option of becoming, the owner of the property on complying with the contract.
(19) “conveyance” means an instrument, including a conditional sales contract, affecting title to, or an interest in, property.
(20) “Federal airway” means a part of the navigable airspace that the Administrator designates as a Federal airway.
(21) “foreign air carrier” means a person, not a citizen of the United States, undertaking by any means, directly or indirectly, to provide foreign air transportation.
(22) “foreign air commerce” means the transportation of passengers or property by aircraft for compensation, the transportation of mail by aircraft, or the operation of aircraft in furthering a business or vocation, between a place in the United States and a place outside the United States when any part of the transportation or operation is by aircraft.
(23) “foreign air transportation” means the transportation of passengers or property by aircraft as a common carrier for compensation, or the transportation of mail by aircraft, between a place in the United States and a place outside the United States when any part of the transportation is by aircraft.
(24) “interstate air commerce” means the transportation of passengers or property by aircraft for compensation, the transportation of mail by aircraft, or the operation of aircraft in furthering a business or vocation—
(A) between a place in—
(i) a State, territory, or possession of the United States and a place in the District of Columbia or another State, territory, or possession of the United States;
(ii) a State and another place in the same State through the airspace over a place outside the State;
(iii) the District of Columbia and another place in the District of Columbia; or
(iv) a territory or possession of the United States and another place in the same territory or possession; and
(B) when any part of the transportation or operation is by aircraft.
(25) “interstate air transportation” means the transportation of passengers or property by aircraft as a common carrier for compensation, or the transportation of mail by aircraft—
(A) between a place in—
(i) a State, territory, or possession of the United States and a place in the District of Columbia or another State, territory, or possession of the United States;
(ii) Hawaii and another place in Hawaii through the airspace over a place outside Hawaii;
(iii) the District of Columbia and another place in the District of Columbia; or
(iv) a territory or possession of the United States and another place in the same territory or possession; and
(B) when any part of the transportation is by aircraft.
(26) “intrastate air carrier” means a citizen of the United States undertaking by any means to provide only intrastate air transportation.
(27) “intrastate air transportation” means the transportation by a common carrier of passengers or property for compensation, entirely in the same State, by turbojet-powered aircraft capable of carrying at least 30 passengers.
(28) “landing area” means a place on land or water, including an airport or intermediate landing field, used, or intended to be used, for the takeoff and landing of aircraft, even when facilities are not provided for sheltering, servicing, or repairing aircraft, or for receiving or discharging passengers or cargo.
(29) “large hub airport” means a commercial service airport (as defined in section 47102) that has at least 1.0 percent of the passenger boardings.
(30) “mail” means United States mail and foreign transit mail.
(31) “medium hub airport” means a commercial service airport (as defined in section 47102) that has at least 0.25 percent but less than 1.0 percent of the passenger boardings.
(32) “navigable airspace” means airspace above the minimum altitudes of flight prescribed by regulations under this subpart and subpart III of this part, including airspace needed to ensure safety in the takeoff and landing of aircraft.
(33) “navigate aircraft” and “navigation of aircraft” include piloting aircraft.
(34) “nonhub airport” means a commercial service airport (as defined in section 47102) that has less than 0.05 percent of the passenger boardings.
(35) “operate aircraft” and “operation of aircraft” mean using aircraft for the purposes of air navigation, including—
(A) the navigation of aircraft; and
(B) causing or authorizing the operation of aircraft with or without the right of legal control of the aircraft.
(36) “passenger boardings”—
(A) means, unless the context indicates otherwise, revenue passenger boardings in the United States in the prior calendar year on an aircraft in service in air commerce, as the Secretary determines under regulations the Secretary prescribes; and
(B) includes passengers who continue on an aircraft in international flight that stops at an airport in the 48 contiguous States, Alaska, or Hawaii for a nontraffic purpose.
(37) “person”, in addition to its meaning under section 1 of title 1, includes a governmental authority and a trustee, receiver, assignee, and other similar representative.
(38) “predatory” means a practice that violates the antitrust laws as defined in the first section of the Clayton Act (15 U.S.C. 12).
(39) “price” means a rate, fare, or charge.
(40) “propeller” includes a part, appurtenance, and accessory of a propeller.
(41) “public aircraft” means any of the following:
(A) Except with respect to an aircraft described in subparagraph (E), an aircraft used only for the United States Government, except as provided in section 40125 (b).
(B) An aircraft owned by the Government and operated by any person for purposes related to crew training, equipment development, or demonstration, except as provided in section 40125 (b).
(C) An aircraft owned and operated by the government of a State, the District of Columbia, or a territory or possession of the United States or a political subdivision of one of these governments, except as provided in section 40125 (b).
(D) An aircraft exclusively leased for at least 90 continuous days by the government of a State, the District of Columbia, or a territory or possession of the United States or a political subdivision of one of these governments, except as provided in section 40125 (b).
(E) An aircraft owned or operated by the armed forces or chartered to provide transportation or other commercial air service to the armed forces under the conditions specified by section 40125 (c). In the preceding sentence, the term “other commercial air service” means an aircraft operation that
(i) is within the United States territorial airspace;
(ii) the Administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration determines is available for compensation or hire to the public, and
(iii) must comply with all applicable civil aircraft rules under title 14, Code of Federal Regulations.
(42) “small hub airport” means a commercial service airport (as defined in section 47102) that has at least 0.05 percent but less than 0.25 percent of the passenger boardings.
(43) “spare part” means an accessory, appurtenance, or part of an aircraft (except an aircraft engine or propeller), aircraft engine (except a propeller), propeller, or appliance, that is to be installed at a later time in an aircraft, aircraft engine, propeller, or appliance.
(44) “State authority” means an authority of a State designated under State law—
(A) to receive notice required to be given a State authority under subpart II of this part; or
(B) as the representative of the State before the Secretary of Transportation in any matter about which the Secretary is required to consult with or consider the views of a State authority under subpart II of this part.
(45) “ticket agent” means a person (except an air carrier, a foreign air carrier, or an employee of an air carrier or foreign air carrier) that as a principal or agent sells, offers for sale, negotiates for, or holds itself out as selling, providing, or arranging for, air transportation.
(46) “United States” means the States of the United States, the District of Columbia, and the territories and possessions of the United States, including the territorial sea and the overlying airspace.
(47) “air traffic control system” means the combination of elements used to safely and efficiently monitor, direct, control, and guide aircraft in the United States and United States-assigned airspace, including—
(A) allocated electromagnetic spectrum and physical, real, personal, and intellectual property assets making up facilities, equipment, and systems employed to detect, track, and guide aircraft movement;
(B) laws, regulations, orders, directives, agreements, and licenses;
(C) published procedures that explain required actions, activities, and techniques used to ensure adequate aircraft separation; and
(D) trained personnel with specific technical capabilities to satisfy the operational, engineering, management, and planning requirements for air traffic control.
(b) Limited Definition.— In subpart II of this part, “control” means control by any means.

Source

(Pub. L. 103–272, § 1(e),July 5, 1994, 108 Stat. 1097; Pub. L. 103–305, title VI, § 601(b)(2)(B),Aug. 23, 1994, 108 Stat. 1606; Pub. L. 103–411, § 3(a),Oct. 25, 1994, 108 Stat. 4236; Pub. L. 103–429, § 6(46),Oct. 31, 1994, 108 Stat. 4384; Pub. L. 105–137, § 6,Dec. 2, 1997, 111 Stat. 2641; Pub. L. 106–181, title III, § 301, title VII, § 702(a),Apr. 5, 2000, 114 Stat. 115, 155; Pub. L. 108–176, title II, § 225(a), title VIII, § 807,Dec. 12, 2003, 117 Stat. 2528, 2588; Pub. L. 110–181, div. A, title X, § 1078(a),Jan. 28, 2008, 122 Stat. 334; Pub. L. 112–95, title II, § 205,Feb. 14, 2012, 126 Stat. 39.)

Historical and Revision Notes Pub. L. 103–272
Revised Section Source (U.S. Code) Source (Statutes at Large)
40102(a)(1)
49 App.:1301(2).
Aug. 23, 1958, Pub. L. 85–726, §§ 101(2), (3) (less proviso), (5)–(10), 413, 72 Stat. 737, 770.
40102(a)(2)
49 App.:1301(3) (less proviso).
40102(a)(3)
49 App.:1301(4).
Aug. 23, 1958, Pub. L. 85–726, § 101(4), 72 Stat. 737; Sept. 5, 1961, Pub. L. 87–197, § 3, 75 Stat. 467.
40102(a)(4)
49 App.:1301(8).
40102(a)(5)
49 App.:1301(10).
40102(a)(6), (7)
49 App.:1301(5), (6).
40102(a)(8)
49 App.:1301(7).
49 App.:1655(c)(1).
Oct. 15, 1966, Pub. L. 89–670, § 6(c)(1), 80 Stat. 938; Jan. 12, 1983, Pub. L. 97–449, § 7(b), 96 Stat. 2444.
40102(a)(9)
49 App.:1301(9).
40102(a)(10)
49 App.:1301(11).
Aug. 23, 1958, Pub. L. 85–726, 72 Stat. 731, § 101(11); added Nov. 9, 1977, Pub. L. 95–163, § 17(b)(2), 91 Stat. 1286; restated Oct. 4, 1984, Pub. L. 98–443, § 9(a)(1), 98 Stat. 1706.
40102(a)(11)
49 App.:1301(12).
Aug. 23, 1958, Pub. L. 85–726, § 101(12), (16)–(34), (37), (40), (41), 72 Stat. 737, 739; July 10, 1962, Pub. L. 87–528, § 1, 76 Stat. 143; Sept. 26, 1968, Pub. L. 90–514, § 1, 82 Stat. 867; Oct. 14, 1970, Pub. L. 91–449, § 1(2), 84 Stat. 921; Aug. 5, 1974, Pub. L. 93–366, § 206, 88 Stat. 419; Nov. 9, 1977, Pub. L. 95–163, § 17(b)(1), 91 Stat. 1286; Oct. 24, 1978, Pub. L. 95–504, § 2(a)(4), (b), 92 Stat. 1705.
40102(a)(12)
(no source).
40102(a)(13)
49 App.:1301(14) (less certificate).
Aug. 23, 1958, Pub. L. 85–726, 72 Stat. 731, § 101(14) (less certificate), (15); added Oct. 24, 1978, Pub. L. 95–504, § 2(a)(1), 92 Stat. 1705.
40102(a)(14)
49 App.:1301(15).
49 App.:1551(b)(1)(E).
Aug. 23, 1958, Pub. L. 85–726, 72 Stat. 731, § 1601(b)(1)(E); added Oct. 4, 1984, Pub. L. 98–443, § 3(e), 98 Stat. 1704.
40102(a) (15)–(18)
49 App.:1301(16)–(19).
40102(a)(19)
49 App.:1301(20).
40102(a)(20)
49 App.:1301(21).
49 App.:1655(c)(1).
40102(a)(21)
49 App.:1301(22).
40102(a)(22)
49 App.:1301(23) (related to foreign air commerce).
40102(a)(23)
49 App.:1301(24) (related to foreign air transportation).
40102(a)(24)
49 App.:1301(23) (related to interstate and overseas air commerce).
40102(a)(25)
49 App.:1301(24) (related to interstate and overseas air transportation).
49 App.:1305(b)(2), (d) (related to (b)(2)).
Aug. 23, 1958, Pub. L. 85–726, 72 Stat. 731, § 105(b)(2), (d) (related to (b)(2)); added Oct. 24, 1978, Pub. L. 95–504, § 4(a), 92 Stat. 1708.
40102(a) (26)–(32)
49 App.:1301(25)–(31).
40102(a)(33)
49 App.:1301(32).
40102(a)(34)
49 App.:1301(35).
Aug. 23, 1958, Pub. L. 85–726, 72 Stat. 731, § 101(35), (39); added Oct. 24, 1978, Pub. L. 95–504, § 2(a)(2), (3), (b), 92 Stat. 1705.
40102(a)(35)
(no source).
40102(a)(36)
49 App.:1301(33), (34).
40102(a)(37)
49 App.:1301(36).
Aug. 23, 1958, Pub. L. 85–726, § 101(36), 72 Stat. 739; Aug. 5, 1974, Pub. L. 93–366, § 206, 88 Stat. 419; Nov. 9, 1977, Pub. L. 95–163, § 17(b)(1), 91 Stat. 1286; Oct. 24, 1978, Pub. L. 95–504, § 2, 92 Stat. 1705; Dec. 30, 1987, Pub. L. 100–223, § 207, 101 Stat. 1523.
40102(a)(38)
49 App.:1301(37).
40102(a)(39)
49 App.:1301(39).
40102(a)(40)
49 App.:1301(40).
40102(a)(41)
49 App.:1301(41).
40102(b)
49 App.:1383.

In subsection (a)(2), the words “by any means” are substituted for “whether . . . or by a lease or any other arrangement” to eliminate unnecessary words. The word “provide” is substituted for “engage in” for consistency in the revised title.
In subsection (a)(3), the words “or navigation” are omitted as being included in the definition of “operation of aircraft” in this subsection.
In subsection (a)(4)(D), the words “having a similar purpose” are omitted as surplus.
In subsection (a)(6), the words “now known or hereafter” are omitted as surplus.
In subsection (a)(7), the words “of the engine” are substituted for “thereof” for clarity.
In subsection (a)(8)(A), the words “as the person” are omitted as surplus.
In subsection (a)(10), the word “transportation” is substituted for “carriage” for consistency in the revised title.
In subsection (a)(11), the words “of whatever description” are omitted as surplus. The word “navigation” is omitted as being included in the definition of “operate aircraft” in this subsection. The words “or mechanisms” are omitted because of 1:1.
Subsection (a)(12) is added for clarity to distinguish between cargo (which includes mail) and property (which does not include mail).
In subsection (a)(13), the word “provide” is substituted for “engage in” for consistency in the revised title.
In subsection (a)(14), the words “including inclusive tour charter trips” are omitted as obsolete. The words “authorized under this part” are substituted for “rendered pursuant to authority conferred under this chapter under regulations prescribed by the Board” to eliminate unnecessary words.
In subsection (a)(15)(A), the words “or of one of its possessions” are omitted as being included in the definition of “United States” in this subsection.
In subsection (a)(15)(C), the words “created or” are omitted as being included in “organized”.
In subsection (a)(17), the words “chapter 441 of this title” are substituted for “this chapter” for clarity because aircraft are registered only under chapter 441.
In subsection (a)(18), the text of 49 App.:1301(19) (last sentence) is omitted as surplus.
In subsection (a)(18)(A), before subclause (i), the words “title to” are added for clarity and consistency in this section.
In subsection (a)(18)(B)(i), the words “as compensation” are omitted as surplus.
In subsection (a)(18)(B)(ii), the words “it is agreed that”, “bound”, “full”, and “the terms of” are omitted as surplus.
In subsection (a)(19), the words “bill of sale . . . mortgage, assignment of mortgage, or other” are omitted as being included in “instrument”.
In subsection (a)(20), the words “of the United States” are omitted for consistency in the revised title and because of the definition of “navigable airspace” in this subsection.
In subsection (a)(21), the words “by any means” are substituted for “whether . . . or by lease or any other arrangement” to eliminate unnecessary words. The word “provide” is substituted for “engage in” for consistency in the revised title.
In subsection (a)(22)–(25) and (27), the words “transportation” and “passengers” are substituted for “carriage” and “persons”, respectively, for consistency in the revised title. The word “compensation” is substituted for, and is coextensive with, “compensation or hire”.
In subsection (a)(22) and (24), the words “or navigation” are omitted as being included in the definition of “operation of aircraft” in this subsection. The words “the conduct or” and “in commerce” are omitted as surplus. The words “when any part of the transportation or operation is by aircraft” are substituted for 49 App.:1301(23) (words after last semicolon) to eliminate unnecessary words.
In subsection (a)(23) and (25), the words “in commerce” are omitted as surplus. The words “when any part of the transportation is by aircraft” are substituted for 49 App.:1301(24) (words after last semicolon) to eliminate unnecessary words.
In subsection (a)(24), (25), and (27), the words “of the United States” are omitted as surplus.
In subsection (a)(24)(A)(i) and (25)(A)(i), the words “or the District of Columbia” the first time they appear are omitted as surplus.
In subsection (a)(25)(A)(ii), the text of 49 App.:1301(24)(a) (words between semicolons) is omitted because 49 App.:1305(b)(2) removes the subject matter of the text from the definition. See H. Rept. No. 95–1211, 95th Cong., 2d Sess., p.16 (1978).
In subsection (a)(26), the words “by any means” are substituted for “whether . . . or by a lease or any other arrangement” to eliminate unnecessary words. The word “provide” is substituted for “engage” for consistency in the revised title.
In subsection (a)(28), the word “place” is substituted for “locality” for consistency in the revised title.
In subsection (a)(32)(B), the words “(in the capacity of owner, lessee, or otherwise)” are omitted as surplus.
In subsection (a)(33), the words “in addition to its meaning under section 1 of title 1” are substituted for “any individual, firm, copartnership, corporation, company, association, joint stock association” for clarity because 1:1 is applicable to all laws unless otherwise provided. The words “governmental authority” are substituted for “body politic” for consistency in the revised title and with other titles of the United States Code.
Subsection (a)(35) is added to eliminate repetition of the words “rates, fares, or charges” throughout this part.
In subsection (a)(36), the text of 49 App.:1301(34) (1st sentence) is omitted as obsolete. Reference to the Canal Zone is omitted because of the Panama Canal Treaty of 1977. The text of 49 App.:1301(34) (last sentence) is omitted because of 48:734.
Subsection (a)(37)(A)(i) is substituted for “used exclusively in the service of any government” and “For purposes of this paragraph, ‘used exclusively in the service of’ means, for other than the Federal Government” for clarity and to eliminate unnecessary words.
Subsection (a)(37)(A)(ii) is substituted for “used exclusively in the service of any government or of any political subdivision thereof, including the government of any State, Territory, or possession of the United States, or the District of Columbia” and “For purposes of this paragraph, ‘used exclusively in the service of’ means, for other than the Federal Government, an aircraft which is owned and operated by a governmental entity for other than commercial purposes or which is exclusively leased by such governmental entity for not less than 90 continuous days” for clarity and to eliminate unnecessary words.
In subsection (a)(37)(B), the words “transporting passengers or property” are substituted for “engaged in carrying persons or property” for consistency in the revised title.
In subsection (a)(38), the words “that is to be installed at a later time” are substituted for “maintained for installation or use . . . but which at the time are not installed therein or attached thereto” to eliminate unnecessary words.
In subsection (a)(39), the word “authority” is substituted for “agency” and “entity” for consistency in the revised title. Before subclause (A), the words “department, agency, officer, or other” are omitted as being included in “authority”.
In subsection (a)(40), the words “bona fide” and “by solicitation, advertisement, or otherwise” are omitted as surplus. The words “furnishes, contracts” are omitted as being included in “providing, or arranging”.
In subsection (a)(41), the words “States of the United States” are substituted for “several States”, and the word “sea” is substituted for “waters”, for consistency in the revised title and with other titles of the Code.
Subsection (b) is substituted for 49 App.:1383 to eliminate unnecessary words.
Pub. L. 103–429

This makes a conforming amendment for consistency with the style of title 49.
Amendments

2012—Subsec. (a)(4). Pub. L. 112–95added subpars. (B) to (D), redesignated former subpar. (D) as (E) and substituted “any structure, equipment,” for “another structure” and “; and” for period at end, added subpar. (F), and struck out former subpars. (B) and (C) which read as follows:
“(B) a light;
“(C) apparatus or equipment for distributing weather information, signaling, radio-directional finding, or radio or other electromagnetic communication; and”.
2008—Subsec. (a)(41)(E). Pub. L. 110–181inserted “or other commercial air service” after “transportation” and inserted at end “In the preceding sentence, the term ‘other commercial air service’ means an aircraft operation that (i) is within the United States territorial airspace; (ii) the Administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration determines is available for compensation or hire to the public, and (iii) must comply with all applicable civil aircraft rules under title 14, Code of Federal Regulations.”
2003—Subsec. (a)(15)(C). Pub. L. 108–176, § 807, inserted “which is under the actual control of citizens of the United States,” before “and in which”.
Subsec. (a)(29) to (47). Pub. L. 108–176, § 225(a), added pars. (29), (31), (34), (36), and (42) and redesignated former pars. (29), (30), (31), (32), (33), (34), (35), (36), (37), (38), (39), (40), (41), and (42) as (30), (32), (33), (35), (37), (38), (39), (40), (41), (43), (44), (45), (46), and (47), respectively.
2000—Subsec. (a)(37). Pub. L. 106–181, § 702(a), amended par. (37) generally, revising and restating provisions defining “public aircraft” to include references to qualifications found in section 40125 (b) and (c).
Subsec. (a)(42). Pub. L. 106–181, § 301, added par. (42).
1997—Subsec. (a)(37)(A). Pub. L. 105–137struck out “or” at end of cl. (i), added cl. (ii), and redesignated former cl. (ii) as (iii).
1994—Subsec. (a)(30). Pub. L. 103–429substituted “this subpart and subpart III” for “subparts I and III”.
Subsec. (a)(35). Pub. L. 103–305struck out “for air transportation” after “charge”.
Subsec. (a)(37)(B). Pub. L. 103–411added subpar. (B) and struck out former subpar. (B) which read as follows: “does not include a government-owned aircraft transporting passengers or property for commercial purposes.”
Effective Date of 2003 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 108–176applicable only to fiscal years beginning after Sept. 30, 2003, except as otherwise specifically provided, see section 3 ofPub. L. 108–176, set out as a note under section 106 of this title.
Effective Date of 2000 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 106–181applicable only to fiscal years beginning after Sept. 30, 1999, see section 3 ofPub. L. 106–181, set out as a note under section 106 of this title.
Effective Date of 1994 Amendments

Amendment by Pub. L. 103–429effective July 5, 1994, see section 9 ofPub. L. 103–429, set out as a note under section 321 of this title.
Amendment by Pub. L. 103–411effective on the 180th day following Oct. 25, 1994, see section 3(d) ofPub. L. 103–411, set out as a note under section 1131 of this title.
Amendment by Pub. L. 103–305effective Jan. 1, 1995, see section 601(d) ofPub. L. 103–305, set out as a note under section 10521 of this title.
Territorial Sea of United States

For extension of territorial sea of United States, see Proc. No. 5928, set out as a note under section 1331 of Title 43, Public Lands.
Definitions of Terms in Pub. L. 107–71

Pub. L. 107–71, title I, § 133,Nov. 19, 2001, 115 Stat. 636, provided that: “Except as otherwise explicitly provided, any term used in this title [see Tables for classification] that is defined in section 40102 of title 49, United States Code, has the meaning given that term in that section.”
Definitions Applicable to Pub. L. 106–181

Pub. L. 106–181, § 4,Apr. 5, 2000, 114 Stat. 64, provided that: “Except as otherwise provided in this Act [see Tables for classification], the following definitions apply:
“(1) Administrator.—The term ‘Administrator’ means the Administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration.
“(2) Secretary.—The term ‘Secretary’ means the Secretary of Transportation.”
Definitions Applicable to Pub. L. 103–305

Pub. L. 103–305, § 2,Aug. 23, 1994, 108 Stat. 1570, provided that: “In this Act [see Short Title of 1994 Amendment note set out under section 40101 of this title], the following definitions apply:
“(1) Administrator.—The term ‘Administrator’ means the Administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration.
“(2) Secretary.—The term ‘Secretary’ means the Secretary of Transportation.”

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49 USCDescription of ChangeSession YearPublic LawStatutes at Large
§ 401022012112-95 [Sec.] 205126 Stat. 39

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14 CFR - Aeronautics and Space

14 CFR Part 110 - GENERAL REQUIREMENTS

14 CFR Part 119 - CERTIFICATION: AIR CARRIERS AND COMMERCIAL OPERATORS

14 CFR Part 120 - DRUG AND ALCOHOL TESTING PROGRAM

14 CFR Part 169 - EXPENDITURE OF FEDERAL FUNDS FOR NONMILITARY AIRPORTS OR AIR NAVIGATION FACILITIES THEREON

14 CFR Part 200 - DEFINITIONS AND INSTRUCTIONS

14 CFR Part 201 - AIR CARRIER AUTHORITY UNDER SUBTITLE VII OF TITLE 49 OF THE UNITED STATES CODE—[AMENDED]

14 CFR Part 203 - WAIVER OF WARSAW CONVENTION LIABILITY LIMITS AND DEFENSES

14 CFR Part 204 - DATA TO SUPPORT FITNESS DETERMINATIONS

14 CFR Part 205 - AIRCRAFT ACCIDENT LIABILITY INSURANCE

14 CFR Part 206 - CERTIFICATES OF PUBLIC CONVENIENCE AND NECESSITY: SPECIAL AUTHORIZATIONS AND EXEMPTIONS

14 CFR Part 207 - CHARTER TRIPS BY U.S. SCHEDULED AIR CARRIERS

14 CFR Part 208 - CHARTER TRIPS BY U.S. CHARTER AIR CARRIERS

14 CFR Part 211 - APPLICATIONS FOR PERMITS TO FOREIGN AIR CARRIERS

14 CFR Part 212 - CHARTER RULES FOR U.S. AND FOREIGN DIRECT AIR CARRIERS

14 CFR Part 213 - TERMS, CONDITIONS AND LIMITATIONS OF FOREIGN AIR CARRIER PERMITS

14 CFR Part 215 - USE AND CHANGE OF NAMES OF AIR CARRIERS, FOREIGN AIR CARRIERS AND COMMUTER AIR CARRIERS

14 CFR Part 216 - COMMINGLING OF BLIND SECTOR TRAFFIC BY FOREIGN AIR CARRIERS

14 CFR Part 232 - TRANSPORTATION OF MAIL, REVIEW OF ORDERS OF POSTMASTER GENERAL

14 CFR Part 249 - PRESERVATION OF AIR CARRIER RECORDS

14 CFR Part 252 - SMOKING ABOARD AIRCRAFT

14 CFR Part 255 - AIRLINE COMPUTER RESERVATIONS SYSTEMS

14 CFR Part 271 - GUIDELINES FOR SUBSIDIZING AIR CARRIERS PROVIDING ESSENTIAL AIR TRANSPORTATION

14 CFR Part 272 - ESSENTIAL AIR SERVICE TO THE FREELY ASSOCIATED STATES

14 CFR Part 294 - CANADIAN CHARTER AIR TAXI OPERATORS

14 CFR Part 296 - INDIRECT AIR TRANSPORTATION OF PROPERTY

14 CFR Part 297 - FOREIGN AIR FREIGHT FORWARDERS AND FOREIGN COOPERATIVE SHIPPERS ASSOCIATIONS

14 CFR Part 300 - RULES OF CONDUCT IN DOT PROCEEDINGS UNDER THIS CHAPTER

14 CFR Part 302 - RULES OF PRACTICE IN PROCEEDINGS

14 CFR Part 303 - REVIEW OF AIR CARRIER AGREEMENTS

14 CFR Part 305 - RULES OF PRACTICE IN INFORMAL NONPUBLIC INVESTIGATIONS

14 CFR Part 313 - IMPLEMENTATION OF THE ENERGY POLICY AND CONSERVATION ACT

14 CFR Part 323 - TERMINATIONS, SUSPENSIONS, AND REDUCTIONS OF SERVICE

14 CFR Part 325 - ESSENTIAL AIR SERVICE PROCEDURES

14 CFR Part 372 - OVERSEAS MILITARY PERSONNEL CHARTERS

14 CFR Part 374 - IMPLEMENTATION OF THE CONSUMER CREDIT PROTECTION ACT WITH RESPECT TO AIR CARRIERS AND FOREIGN AIR CARRIERS

14 CFR Part 374a - EXTENSION OF CREDIT BY AIRLINES TO FEDERAL POLITICAL CANDIDATES

14 CFR Part 375 - NAVIGATION OF FOREIGN CIVIL AIRCRAFT WITHIN THE UNITED STATES

14 CFR Part 377 - CONTINUANCE OF EXPIRED AUTHORIZATIONS BY OPERATION OF LAW PENDING FINAL DETERMINATION OF APPLICATIONS FOR RENEWAL THEREOF

14 CFR Part 380 - PUBLIC CHARTERS

14 CFR Part 385 - STAFF ASSIGNMENTS AND REVIEW OF ACTION UNDER ASSIGNMENTS

14 CFR Part 398 - GUIDELINES FOR INDIVIDUAL DETERMINATIONS OF BASIC ESSENTIAL AIR SERVICE

14 CFR Part 399 - STATEMENTS OF GENERAL POLICY

49 CFR - Transportation

49 CFR Part 800 - ORGANIZATION AND FUNCTIONS OF THE BOARD AND DELEGATIONS OF AUTHORITY

49 CFR Part 831 - ACCIDENT/INCIDENT INVESTIGATION PROCEDURES

49 CFR Part 837 - PRODUCTION OF RECORDS IN LEGAL PROCEEDINGS

 

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