New Regulation the Registration and Deregistration of Aircraft


 

The Civil Aviation Authority of Thailand (“CAAT”) has issued the new regulation No.44 prescribing registration and deregistration of the aircraft (the “Regulation”) on 15 December 2023.

Registration Procedure

  • Section 5 of the Regulation prescribes that any person who wishes to register an aircraft must be an owner or a possessor of the aircraft and shall submit an application for registration of aircraft and relevant documents to the Director of CAAT. (“Director”).
  • Once the application for registration of aircraft has been approved by the Director, the certificate of aircraft registration and a new 24-bit aircraft address will be granted and issued by CAAT to each applicant. If such aircraft is considered as the First Aircraft Type Entry in Thailand, the CAAT is obliged to notify the registration of aircraft to the State of Design.

De-registration Procedure

  • Any person who wishes to de-register the aircraft can submit the application for cancellation of aircraft registration to the Director together with the certificate of aircraft registration and evidence showing the reasons of de-registration of aircraft. Once, the application for de-registration of aircraft has been approved by the Director, the applicant shall remove the national flag, reset the Emergency Locator Transmitter Programming, and return the certificate of aircraft registration to the CAAT within 30 days from the date on which such application has been approved.
  • Additionally, the Director has the power to cancel the aircraft registration without the application on the ground that the certificate of aircraft registration is no longer valid which leads to the possessory right of the aircraft has come to an end in accordance with section 12 of Regulation.

 

The PDF file can be downloaded via the link as set below.

New Regulation the Registration and Deregistration of Aircraft_Bangkok Global Law