16.08.2013 Aktualizacja: 23.02.2022

OPERATING PERMIT – scheduled commercial flights

Scheduled flights – operating permit

It permits to operate scheduled flights to/from or in Poland by the air carrier from a third country (i.e. a country other than an EEA country or Switzerland).

Required application: docxscheduled_flights_application.docx105.51 KB
Application due date: at least 30 days before the day of the first flight

Required documents:
1. Documents indicating the legal status of the air carrier, the capital structure and the regulatory control over the air carrier;
2. Designation by the relevant authority of the foreign country to operate flights covered by the application (only if required by the international agreement);
3. Air Operator Certificate (AOC) with Operations Specifications;
4. Insurance documents of the aircraft;
5. Airworthiness certificate of the aircraft;
6. Noise certificate of the aircraft;
7. TCO Authorisation issued by EASA.

The operation of commercial flights without the permission of the President of CAA is subject to a financial penalty and criminal liability.

Additional information:

The application must be signed with a handwritten signature and it may be sent via fax to the number: +48 22 520 73 53 or as an attachment to the email address:

The documents required with the application may also be submitted via fax to the number: +48 22 520 73 53 or via email to the address:

Consideration of the application for permission to operate scheduled flights is subject to the aviation fee of PLN 23 266.
Before starting the flights, the respective flight schedule shall be submitted. The flight schedule is subject to the approval of the President of CAA.

The given information is non-binding and has been prepared for reference only. The respective provisions of law apply.
In individual cases the President of CAA may ask for additional information and documents.

The aviation fee may be paid:

a. in cash at the cash desk of the Civil Aviation Authority of Poland; the cash desk is open from Monday till Friday, 11:00 – 15:00 o’clock; or
b. via bank transfer to the bank account of the Civil Aviation Authority:
Urzad Lotnictwa Cywilnego
ul. Marcina Flisa 2
02-247 Warszawa
NBP O/O Warszawa
31 1010 1010 0022 9322 3100 0000
transfer title: „Tab.1, 1.2 zezwolenie eksploatacyjne”

Legal basis:

− Act of 14 June 1960 - Code of Administrative Procedure (Journal of Laws of 2020, item 256 as amended) (in Polish) –


− Act of 3 July 2002 – Aviation Law (Journal of Laws of 2019, item 1580, as amended) (in Polish) –


− Regulation of the Minister of Infrastructure of 3 August 2020 on permissions related to air carriage (Journal of Laws of 2020, item 1370) (in Polish) –


− Commission Regulation (EU) No 452/2014 of 29 April 2014 laying down technical requirements and administrative procedures related to air operations of third country operators pursuant to Regulation (EC) No 216/2008 of the European Parliament and of the Council (OJ L 133, 6.5.2014, p. 12–26) –


Contact information:
Traffic Rights Division
Civil Aviation Authority of Poland
tel.: +48 22 520 73 09; +48 22 520 73 91; +48 22 520 73 20
fax: +48 22 520 73 53


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