Part 121 prescribes what requirements the holder of a Part 119 Airline Air Operator Certificate needs to satisfy, to conduct operations using an aircraft that has:

  1. a seating configuration of more than 30 seats, excluding any required crew member seat; or
  2. a payload capacity of more than 3410 kg.

Consolidations of the Civil Aviation Rules are for reference – they are not the official versions of the rules – to view those, see “history of amendments”.

The history of amendments below, when expanded, shows copies of the original issue, amendments, and re-issues of this Part. Other legislative changes shown are for reference – to view the full version of the relevant amendment Act, see www.legislation.govt.nz(external link).

Amendment Effective date NPRM Summary of submissions
Amendment 31 [PDF 87 KB] 10 May 2019 NPRM [PDF 305 KB] Summary [PDF 39 KB]
Amendment 30 [PDF 76 KB] 18 May 2018 NPRM [PDF 156 KB] Summary [PDF 67 KB]
Amendment 29 [PDF 118 KB] 30 Oct 2017 NPRM [PDF 379 KB] Summary [PDF 145 KB]
Amendment 28 [PDF 73 KB] 10 Mar 2017 NPRM [PDF 539 KB] Summary [PDF 55 KB]
Amendment 27 [PDF 82 KB] 01 Feb 2016 NPRM [PDF 1.5 MB] Summary [PDF 89 KB]
Amendment 26 [PDF 178 KB] 24 Sep 2015 NPRM [PDF 352 KB] Summary [PDF 54 KB]
Amendment 25 [PDF 56 KB] 01 Aug 2015 NPRM [PDF 380 KB] Summary [PDF 76 KB]
Amendment 24 [PDF 116 KB] 01 Apr 2014    
Amendment 23 [PDF 143 KB] 16 Jan 2013    
Amendment 22 [PDF 197 KB] 06 Sep 2012    
Amendment 21 [PDF 272 KB] 01 Nov 2010    
Amendment 20 [PDF 85 KB] 25 Mar 2010    
Amendment 19 [PDF 154 KB] 23 Oct 2008    
Amendment 18 [PDF 70 KB] 22 Nov 2007    
Amendment 17 [PDF 77 KB] 25 Oct 2007    
Amendment 16 [PDF 41 KB] 30 Mar 2007    
Amendment 15 [PDF 74 KB] 01 Mar 2007    
Amendment 14 [PDF 71 KB] 12 Oct 2006    
Amendment 13 [PDF 333 KB] 22 Jun 2006    
Amendment 12 [PDF 50 KB] 11 May 2006    
Amendment 11 [PDF 67 KB] 25 Nov 2004    
Amendment 10 [PDF 146 KB] 01 Aug 2003    
Amendment 9 [PDF 124 KB] 01 Aug 2003    
Amendment 8 [PDF 130 KB] 01 Jul 2002    
Amendment 7 [PDF 36 KB] 24 Jan 2002    
Amendment 6 [PDF 77 KB] 01 Jul 2000    
Amendment 5 [PDF 1.9 MB] 30 Apr 1999    
Comparison [PDF 252 KB] 30 Apr 1999    
Amendment 4 [PDF 80 KB] 03 Nov 1998    
Amendment 3 [PDF 1.2 MB] 23 Apr 1998    
Amendment 2 [PDF 4.9 MB] 01 Apr 1998    
Amendment 1 [PDF 621 KB] 14 Nov 1995    
Original issue [PDF 922 KB] 14 Nov 1995