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1       Introduction 

Permit List 

In this topic we will review how to add, remove or query an overflight or landing permit. 

We estimate that this will take 3 minutes to complete.

2       Detailed Explanation 

Add Permits

The Permits screen is used to create, manage, and update permits that are required for a flight to use a country’s airspace. This topic shows you how to add a Permit in the system and provides you with an overview of the fields and properties available.

Interaction 1

Interaction 1 Click the Maintenance menu item.

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Interaction 1 Click the Permit List tab.

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Interaction 1 Click the Add button.

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Interaction 1 Click the Country dropdown button.

Use Template: This list allows the user to choose a previously-created template to use as a basis for a new permit. All previously-created templates are displayed in the list in alphabetical order. Selecting a template populates other fields in the window based on the template values.

Flight Airline Code: This list allows the user to choose an Airline Code to use when adding a permit. Airlines with multiple ALCs have a list to choose from, while airlines with single ALCs will only have their ALC to choose.

ATC Airline Code: This field is populated with the ALC that was used to log into the current NFP session. It is mandatory field.

Interaction 1

Interaction 1 Click the BAHAMAS list item.

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Interaction 1 Enter 123 into the Permit Number field.

Country: Use this list to select the country that requires the permit. This field is mandatory field for permits but optional for templates.

Permit Number: Enter a permit number for the actual permit. It is mandatory field for permits but optional for templates.

Type: Use these checkboxes to select the permit type. The permit type can be overflight, landing, both or none. They are  mandatory checkboxes for permits but optional for templates. 

Country, Permit Number, and Type are mandatory fields. Please read the descriptions below. 

When you click in a field or checkbox you can see more information about it at the bottom of the dialog box. 

Valid From/To: Use these fields to set the date range for which the permit is valid. Valid From and Valid To Date fields are YYYY-MM-DD format. Valid from and Valid To Time fields are HHMM format.

Valid Days: Use these checkboxes to select the days that the permit is valid.

STD Time of Day: Enter the scheduled time of departure. This field is only used when generating a missing permit report.

Origin: Use this field to enter the origin airport ICAO code to apply to the permit or template. This field is optional for permits and templates.

Destination: Use this field to enter the destination airport ICAO code to apply to the permit or template. This field is optional for permits and templates.

Route: Use this field to enter the route number to apply to the permit or template. This field is optional for permits and templates.

Flight Number: Use this field to enter the flight number to apply to the permit or template. This field is optional for permits and templates.

Trip Number: Use this field to enter the trip number to apply to the permit.


Aircraft: Use this field to enter the aircraft FIN or registration to apply to the permit or template. This field is optional for permits and templates.

Aircraft Type Listed on Permit - Use this field to enter an aircraft type to apply to the permit. You are not allowed to add an aircraft FIN/registration and Aircraft Type to the same permit.

Max Delay: Use this field to enter the maximum departure delay (in hours). This is maximum number of hours that a flight can be delayed and still have the permit in question be valid. The delay is the ETD minus the STD of the flight, specified as a number of hours.

Entry Waypoint: Use this field to enter the entry waypoint for the permit. The waypoint is validated when you move to another field. The permit is not valid if the route used in the flight does not use the entry waypoint entered. You can add multiple entry waypoints using a comma separated list.

Exit Waypoint: Use this field to enter the exit waypoint for the permit. The waypoint is validated when you move to another field. The permit is not valid if the route used in the flight does not use the exit waypoint entered. You can add multiple exit waypoints using a comma separated list.

Route Path: Use this field to enter a required route path string for the permit to force the MTTA to follow the rules associated with the permits.

Remarks: Use this field to enter general remarks to apply to the permit or template. This field is optional for permits and templates.

Interaction 1

Interaction 1 Click the Overflight checkbox.

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Interaction 1 Click the Add And Retain button.

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Interaction 1 Click the end of the Permit Number input field.

The message at the bottom indicates to you that the permits was added successfully. 

Once you have filled completed the fields you have two ways to add the permit.

If you select Add and Retain, the permit is added but the Add Permit dialog remains open and all values you entered remain populated. This allows you to add another permit with the same information and add additional information to a new permit. You must enter a new Permit Number.

Add And Dismiss is shown later.

Interaction 1

Interaction 1 Enter 4 into the end of the Permit Number field.

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Interaction 1 Click the Remarks input field.

Interaction 2 Enter NEW PERMIT into the Remarks field.

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Interaction 1 Click the Add And Dismiss button.

If you click Add And Dismiss the permit is added and the Add Permit dialog is closed and you are taken back to the Permit List screen. 

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Interaction 1 Click the Save As Template Only checkbox.

These next steps will show you how to add and apply a permit template. Take note of the fields with information already added. Also note that permit type is not mandatory when creating a template.

When you click the Save As Template Only checkbox the Use Template field is disabled and the Template Name field is enabled. You must enter a template name to continue.

Interaction 2Interaction 1

Interaction 1 Click the Template Name input field.

Interaction 2 Enter TEMPLATE1 into the Template Name field.

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Interaction 1 Click the Add And Dismiss button.

The options for Add And Retain and Add And Dismiss remain the same when adding a template.

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Interaction 1 Click the Add button.

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Interaction 1 Click the Use Template dropdown button.

Interaction 1 Click the TEMPLATE1 list item.

TEMPLATE1 is the template created in the previous steps. 

The template is loaded with the values in the fields selected when creating the template.

The options and functionality remain the same to add a new permit.