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TRANSFARS PART 5547



TRANSFARS PART 5547
TRANSPORTATION
SUBPART 5547.4--AIR TRANSPORTATION BY U.S. FLAG CARRIERS

5547.4 Policy.
The following clauses and provisions are prescribed for use solely by the United States Transportation Command (USTRANSCOM) and its components for airlift transportation contracts.


5547.4-100 Contract clauses.
(a) The contracting officer shall insert the clause at 5552.247-9000, Air Safety, in all solicitations and contracts for airlift transportation except for commercial scheduled service contracts or solicitations and contracts approved by the Director of Acquisition. When contracting with a foreign carrier, modify subparagraph (a) of the clause as appropriate to identify the regulatory authority, which has jurisdiction over the contractor’s operations.
(b) The contracting officer shall insert the clause at 5552.247-9001, Requirement for Authorization to Engage in Air Transportation, in solicitations and contracts for airlift transportation except for commercial scheduled service contracts or solicitations and contracts approved by the Director of Acquisition. When inserted, it shall be used as required in the following situations:
(1) With the basic clause for award of airlift transportation to be obtained from air carriers holding an Air Carrier’s Operating Certificate issued by the FAA under Part 121 of the Federal Aviation Regulations or a comparable air carrier’s operating certificate issued by a foreign governmental body. When contracting with a foreign carrier, modify subparagraph (a) of the clause as appropriate to identify the applicable certificate and issuing authority.
(2) With Alternate I for award of airlift transportation to be obtained from air carriers holding a current Air Carrier Operating Certificate issued by the FAA under a part other than Part 121 of the Federal Aviation Regulations or a comparable air carrier operating certificate issued by a foreign governmental body. Alternate I sets forth requirements for a commercial air taxi operator certified under Part 127/135 of the Federal Aviation Regulations. When contracting with an air carrier operating under a different FAA authority or a foreign carrier, modify subparagraph (a) of the clause as appropriate to identify the applicable certificate and issuing authority.
(3) With Alternate II when using FAR Part 12 procedures for award of airlift transportation. When contracting with an air carrier operating under a different FAA authority or a foreign carrier, modify subparagraph (a) of the clause as appropriate to identify the applicable certificate and issuing authority.
(c) The contracting officer shall insert the clause at 5552.247-9002, Contractor’s Failure to Provide Service, in solicitations and contracts for airlift transportation, as required by the following situations:
(1) With the basic clause for award of international charter airlift transportation.
(2) With Alternate I for award of domestic charter airlift transportation.
(3) With Alternate II when using FAR Part 12 procedures for award of international and domestic charter airlift transportation.
(4) With Alternate III for award of the Domestic Charter Airlift Services contracts.
(d) The contracting officer shall insert the clause at 5552.247-9003, Requirement for Civil Reserve Air Fleet (CRAF) Participation in Good Standing, in solicitations and contracts for air transportation services which require CRAF participation as a prerequisite for award, or other solicitations and contracts approved by Director of Acquisition.

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