AIR TRANSPORT LICENSING AUTHORITY

Terms of Reference

The Air Transport Licensing Authority (ATLA) is an independent statutory body set up under the Air Transport (Licensing of Air Services) Regulations (Cap 448 Subsidiary Legislation A). Its terms of reference are to grant, revoke or suspend licences to carry passengers, cargo or mail by air for hire or reward on scheduled journeys.

Membership (as at 1 August 2021)

Chairman

Mr Ambrose HO, SBS, SC, JP


Members

Miss Mabel CHAN Mei-bo

Ms Kelly CHAN Yuen-sau, JP

Mr Eugene FUNG Ting-sek, SC

Ms Miranda KWOK Pui-fong

Mr Paul LAM Ting-kwok, SBS, SC, JP

Professor LEUNG Siu-fai, MH

Mr Peter SIT Kien-ping

Ms Avon YUE Nga-fong


Regulations and guidelines

Air Transport (Licensing of Air Services) Regulations (Cap. 448 sub. leg. A)

Procedural Guide for Applying for a Licence to Operate Scheduled Services Under the Air Transport (Licensing of Air Services) Regulations (Cap. 448A)

Note on Compliance with the Requirement of Having the Principal Place of Business in Hong Kong

Prescribed forms

Forms Word / Excel format
Form A1 Application for the grant of a new licence– Regulation 6(2) / Application for an emergency grant of licence – Regulation 10 Word
Form A2 Application for the Grant of / Renewal Application for a provisional licence – Regulation 13(9) Word
Form A3 Application for renewal of an existing licence – Regulation 13A(2) Word
Form A4 Application for variation of licence – Regulation 13B(2) Word
Form A5 Application for a temporary licence – Regulation 15F(2) Word
Form B1 Representations / Objections – Regulation 8(2) Word
Form C1 Monthly operational submission form for a new licence holder in the initial operating period Excel
Form C2 Monthly financial submission form for a new licence holder in the initial operating period Excel
Form C3 Annual submission form for an existing licence holder Excel
Form C4 Change in shareholding/control or share pledge notification form Excel

Decision on Cathay Pacific Airways' application for licence to operate scheduled services to Shanghai, Beijing and Xiamen v.v. (17 April 2003)

Decision Regarding Licence Applications of Hong Kong Express Airways Limited (19 November 2005)

Decision Regarding Licence Applications of Oasis Hong Kong Airlines Limited (30 November 2005)

Decision Regarding 13 Licences of Oasis Hong Kong Airlines Limited (6 June 2008)

Decision Regarding Licence Application of Jetstar Hong Kong Airways Limited (25 June 2015)

Press release

Licence holders and licence information

Enquiry

Air Transport Licensing Authority Secretariat
21/F, East Wing,
Central Government Offices,
2 Tim Mei Avenue, Tamar, Hong Kong
Telephone No.: 3509 8242

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