14 CFR 257.3 - Definitions.

§ 257.3 Definitions.

As used in this part:

Air transportation means foreign air transportation or interstate air transportation as defined in 49 U.S.C. 40102 (a)(23) and (25) respectively.

Carrier means any air carrier or foreign air carrier as defined in 49 U.S.C. 40102(2) or 49 U.S.C. 40102(21), respectively, that is engaged directly in scheduled passenger air transportation, including by wet lease.

Code-sharing arrangement means an arrangement whereby a carrier's designator code is used to identify a flight operated by another carrier.

Designator code means the airline designations originally allotted and administered pursuant to Agreements CAB 24606 and 26056.

Long-term wet lease means a lease by which the lessor provides both an aircraft and crew dedicated to a particular route(s), and which either:

(1) Lasts more than 60 days; or

(2) Is part of a series of such leases that amounts to a continuing arrangement lasting more than 60 days.

(g)Operating carrier means the carrier that is operating the aircraft in a code-sharing arrangement or long-term wet lease.

Ticket agent has the meaning ascribed to it in 49 U.S.C. 40102(40).

[ 64 FR 12851, Mar. 15, 1999, as amended by Docket No. DOT-OST-2014-0056, 81 FR 76828, Nov. 3, 2016]

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Title 14 published on 2015-11-17

The following are ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 14 CFR Part 257 after this date.

  • 2016-11-03; vol. 81 # 213 - Thursday, November 3, 2016
    1. 81 FR 76800 - Enhancing Airline Passenger Protections III
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      DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION, Office of the Secretary
      Final rule.
      This final rule is effective December 5, 2016.
      14 CFR Parts 234, 244, 250, 255, 256, 257, 259, and 399
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