A code of conduct for passengers Marco AirMarek
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A code of conduct for passengers Marco Air
Respect the pilot’s instructions:
The pilot is the ultimate decision maker on the aircraft and has the authority to cancel or delay the flight at any time. Passengers should avoid making comments on the pilot’s decisions during the flight to ensure their safety.
Respect the pilot decision regarding weather hazards:
Pilots receive training on weather conditions and their effects on flight, and are permitted to fly in different weather conditions based on their qualifications. Passengers should respect the pilot’s decision on whether to fly or not, as well as any diversions during the flight. A passenger should never try to persuade a pilot to fly if the pilot has decided not to fly.
Respect the maximum luggage weight:
The aircraft you will be flying in is sensitive to weight changes. Passengers must comply with the maximum weight approved by the pilot and avoid moving their luggage during the flight. Accurately indicate weight before departure and notify if it changes.
Dangerous and illegal goods are forbidden:
Passengers must not bring dangerous or illegal items on board. If uncertain, passengers should check with the pilot before boarding. The pilot can check your bags at any time and refuse to take you on board.
Always be on time:
The pilot considers the expected departure and arrival times, as well as the forecasted weather conditions when planning the flight. It is important that the pilot is able to take-off at the expected time.
Cancellation by the passenger:
The passenger may cancel a flight at any time before departure without providing any justification.
The passengers shall respect the following basic safety principles:
– no smoking during the flight,
– passengers are never allowed to touch the instruments and controls,
– passengers shall not speak during take-off and landing and when the pilot is using the radio.
Here are some practical tips and advice to passengers traveling on General Aviation flights in ensuring their safety:
During the pre-flight safety briefing, familiarize yourself with the use of safety equipment, such as seat belts, fire extinguishers, unlocking and closing doors.
If you have any doubts, ask the pilot. In case of emergency, remain calm and follow the pilot’s instructions. Pilots are trained for such situations.
You can inform the pilot of any unusual sounds or smells during the flight.
Stay fastened with your seat belt during the flight.
Trust the professionalism of the pilot, flight safety is their priority. If for safety reasons they recommend not taking off, respect that. If you feel excessive stress or nausea during the flight, inform the pilot. You have a paper bag available in the airplane seat. The pilot is prepared to assist you in various situations for your safety and comfort.
Do not hesitate to communicate with the pilot if you have any concerns or questions regarding the flight.
By following these practical tips and advice, passengers can increase the safety of general aviation flights.