StartupBoeing - Operating Environment

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Operating Environment

Startup airlines must be aware of and operate within a framework of regulations, standards and guidelines. Included here is basic information on some of the primary international agreements and programs that shape the operating environment for commercial aviation.

International Traffic Rights

Learn about the "Freedoms of the Air," a set of international rights that allow a country's airlines to enter the airspace of another country or land there.

ETOPS

Find out more about ETOPS, or Extended Operations, a collaborative industry/government program allowing airplanes to fly routes with longer diversion times.