Definition of a Diversion

The FAA issued a clarification concerning the definition of a diversion.

While a Gate Return / Air Return and enroute diversion are considered a diversion.

A planned stop for fuel, known before departure from the gate, where the flight has been dispatched to is not.

The attached document aids in clarification.

de Cubas-ALPA – (2014) Legal Interpretation


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