The Commission has a licensing role in three areas:

At the end of 2017, the Commission's licensing activity covered 318 individual companies/operators in Ireland, including 260 travel agents and tour operators, 43 groundhandling firms and 15 Irish-based air carriers.

Further information on the Commission's licencing activities, including guidelines and forms for the various application procedures can be found by clicking on the links above. A complete list of all of the licence application forms used by the Commission is also provided below.

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