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Important Guidance for Air Carriers and Crews about the Novel Coronavirus

The CDC and FAA are providing the following health guidance (PDF) for: U.S. and third country-based flight and cabin crewmembers upon arriving to the United States within 14 days of travel to, from, or within China; China-based flight and cabin crewmembers while in the U.S.; U.S. air carriers housing flight and cabin crews while in China; and U.S. air carriers supervising self-monitoring of flight and cabin crews who have had layovers in China.

SAS External Portal: effective February 20, 2018 — Use of the SAS External Portal for Initial Certification is voluntary for AC Parts 121, 135, and 145 until further notice. For additional information, please refer to Notice N 8900.451, Policy Change for Applicants/Certificate Holders Submitting Information Using the SAS External Portal and Data Collection Tools. Additional resources to help Certificate Holders and Applicants (CH/As) use the SAS External Portal include training for CH/As, What is SAS? — An Overview for CH/As (PDF), and the SAS External Portal Information Guide, all available free of charge.

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