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International Program Division

International Operations Branch

International Operations Branch is responsible for:

  • International operational policies, authorizations (i.e. operations specifications, letter of authorizations, Civil Aviation Authority oversight letters, safety evaluation in support of US Department of Transportation International economic authority) and guidance relating to:
    • Foreign operator operations under 14 CFR parts 129 and 375
    • Code share and interchange arrangements, lease and 83 bis agreements
  • Provides international technical expertise within and outside the International Programs Division
  • Interfaces with foreign authorities, foreign operators and FAA offices to ensure safety oversight in the U.S. National Airspace System


Contact Us

FAA National Headquarters
800 Independence Ave SW
Orville Wright Bldg (FOB10A)
Washington, DC 20591

Division Main Phone #
(202) 267-0962
Employee Directory (PDF)

Pilot Deviations

Foreign air navigation service providers and/or civil aviation authorities may  report or follow up on alleged pilot deviations involving U.S. operators or U.S. registered aircraft either:

Foreign authorities may sign up to receive reports of alleged pilot deviations involving their AOC holders via PIPD.

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