Monday, August 15, 2016
Changes to the Air Navigation Order


Significant changes have been incorporated into the 2016 revision of the Air Navigation Order
CAP 393 effective 25th August 2016

Information Notice IN-2016/073 refers


Please pay particular attention to the fact that the term Aerial Work has been replaced with Commercial Operation which is now defined as follows:

“...any operation of an aircraft other than for public transport—

(a) which is available to the public; or

(b) which, when not made available to the public, is performed under a contract between an operator and a customer, where the latter has no control over the operator,

in return for remuneration or other valuable consideration.”


Important articles have also changed number:

Article 137 Endangering safety of an aircraft becomes Article 240

Article 138 Endangering safety of any person or property becomes Article 241

Article 166 Small unmanned aircraft becomes Article 94

Article 167 Small unmanned surveillance aircraft becomes Article 95


These changes should be incorporated into Operations Manuals for renewal or submission from this date.