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Airline Flag Carrier – FAR 121 Flag Operation

US Flag Carrier

US Flag Carrier

Flag Carrier – Airline Flag Operations – A Flag Carrier is defined by the FAA as any scheduled operation conducted by any person operating any turbojet powered airplanes, or airplanes having a passenger-seat configuration of more than 9 passenger seats, excluding each crew member seat, or airplanes having a payload capacity of more than 7,500 lb. at the following locations between any point within the U.S. or any territory or possession of the US respectively, or between any point within the U.S. and any point outside the U.S. or between any point outside the U.S. and another point outside the U.S.

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