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ACM (Jumpseat) Policy and Procedures
We are pleased to welcome you aboard our DC-10 and MD
-11 aircraft. We offer the following guidelines to assist you in complying with our Jumpseat Policy and Procedures.
121.547 covers requirements for admission to the flight deck;
Sterile cockpit procedures apply anytime the aircraft is below 10,000 feet and anytime the Captain requires;
The Captain has final authority on Jump Seat availability as well as priority;
Your Jump Seat opportunity on Gemini Air Cargo aircraft includes Domestic and International Flights;
Each Jump Seat rider must observe strict professional conduct, be free from the influence of alcohol, and be in proper business attire or airline uniform;
Proper company identification must be displayed at all times;
Jump Seat availability is on a space available basis, and can be reserved within 48 hours of departure;
On International flights, eligible persons desiring the Jump Seat must have current passport and necessary visa, in addition to applicable immunization records. To allow sufficient time for processing and coordination, you should report approximately ninety (90) minutes prior to flight departure;
On all flights, be prepared to show the Captain your Airman and Medical Certificates, as well as your airline identification.
Jumpseat requests may be made up to 48 hours in advance by faxing our Flight Operations department at (703)260-8246. Requests must include:
Date of travel, flight number.
Point of origin and destination.
A clear photocopy of Company Identification Badge, Pilot License and Medical Certificate, and Passport photo page, on a single 8 1/2 by 11 sheet. In the absence of a Passport, a valid photo ID
issued by a state or the U.S Government will be acceptable.
A local telephone number where thay may be contacted to coordinate a meeting place with the operating crew prior to the flight.
Emergency contact name and telephone number.
Please scroll down to review the flight schedules, select your flight, and fax that information to the above number. Your request will be logged and forwarded with the appropriate paperwork provided to our flight crews. A call back will be provided to you confirming your reservation. Check with the Captain of the flight prior to departure for your final boarding authority.
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