They fall into three categories: Clueless, careless and criminal. But one subgroup just might get a Congressional kiss of forgiveness. The subject is illegal air charters—long the bane of legitimate charter operators—many of whom are National Air Transportation Association (NATA) members. To provide charter for a fee to the public, an operator must obtain a commercial certificate from the FAA and comply with all the relative provisions of Federal Air Regulation (FAR) Part ...


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