Direct Air Carrier [Aeronautics and Space] Law and Legal Definition

According to 14 CFR 297.3 (c) [Title 14 Aeronautics and Space; Chapter II Office of the Secretary, Department of Transportation (Aviation Proceedings); Subchapter A Economic Regulations; Part 297 Foreign Air Freight Forwarders and Foreign Cooperative Shippers Associations; Subpart A General], Direct Air Carrier means “an air carrier or foreign air carrier directly engaged in the operation of aircraft under a certificate, regulation, order, or permit issued by the Department of Transportation or the Civil Aeronautics Board.”