Commercial Flight Operators

Commercial flight operators require a licence. The FOCA assigns an inspector to companies which operate complex aeroplane, who coordinates all the necessary certification and supervisory activities.

Before submitting an application to the FOCA it is advisable to discuss projects and plans with the «Assigned Inspector» in order to obtain information about the required documentation. 



Air Operator Certificate

Initial certification and variation of an AOC and issuance of an operating licence

Change of Management

Information on the change of management personnel

Electronic Flight Bag

EFB Application

Operations Manual

Information on revisions in the OM


Economic viability

Prerequisite to obtain and maintain a Swiss operating licence

Further Information


Federal Office of Civil Aviation FOCA

Section Operation of Complex Airplanes


Section Helicopter Flight Operations

Tel: +41 58 464 62 93

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