The virtual airline (VA) is a NPO (Non Profit Organization) created in June 26, 2002, and certified by the International Virtual Aviation Organization in September 2002 (IVAO), whose statutes are defined as follows:
Title I: Name - Headquarters - Purpose – Duration
Article 1: Name: Littoral Airlines. Its name is protected by the domain name Littoral-Airlines.com to which it is linked and which is registered with "EvxOnline.com" belonging to the French company Wevox, specialized in web hosting 3, rue de Franche Comté, CS50311, 50103 Cherbourg-en-Cotentin - France.
Article 2 : The head office of the association is located at place d'Iéna in Paris France. The virtual head expoitation office is located at the airport of Montpellier Méditerrannée.
Article 3: The company has a non-profit-making associative object, with an educational and aeronautical vocation in the field of aero-gaming, e-sport and meta flight (VR), aiming at gathering people interested in aviation and air traffic control in general and in flight simulation online and air traffic control in particular, acting as pilots and/or controllers. This goal is achieved by means of personal computers, local networks, the Internet and the provision of aircraft in the company's colors. For its internal and external communication, Littoral Airlines relies on social networks (Facebook, Tweeter, LinkedIn) and on a dedicated YouTube channel. Activities are organized locally as well as through remote Internet sessions.
Article 4: Littoral Airlines has been created for an indefinite period, but its activity can cease at any time. It agrees with and respects the great principle defining the legality of its activities according to the terms of the law of the 01/07/1901 stipulating that « any association founded on a cause or with an illicit object, contrary to the laws, to the good morals, or which would have for goal to undermine the integrity of the national territory and the republican form of the government, is null and void... »
Title II: Members
Article 5: The number of registered members is indeterminate. Some members appointed by the President are members of the Staff. Their name and capacity are mentioned on the page of the Staff on the site of the company. The rights and obligations of members are set out in the company's regulations. Any natural person, whose registration is validated by the Director of Human Resources, is a member of the VA by right.
Article 6: The Staff may, under the conditions it determines, also admit other persons to the company as honorary members.
Article 7: No membership fee is set for members. The pilot members and any person granting an interest to the activity of a virtual airline, can however show their support to Littoral Airlines, through the system and the participative online solidarity platform "Tipeee" of the company.
Article 8 : Each member can leave the company at any time. A pilot who resigns voluntarily must announce it in writing to the Staff. A member may be removed from the company under the conditions provided for in the regulations.
Title III : The Staff
Article 9: The Staff or management team is composed of eight persons including four divisional administrators.
Article 10: Appointment and duration of the mission of the administrators. The administrators appointed by the Founder/President and also on the proposal of one or more members of the Staff, are appointed for an unlimited period of time, which may be shortened in case of resignation on their part. In this case, the President shall provide for their replacement after consultation with the members of the Staff and canvassing among the pilots members.
Article 11 : All the members of the Staff are volunteers and exercise their functions free of charge only on the basis of voluntary work in the respect of a roadmap and the spirit of the company.
Article 12: Suspension and dismissal of Staff members. The functions of a Staff member are terminated by voluntary resignation, by death or in case of incapacity. A Staff member who voluntarily resigns must notify the President and the Staff by writing.
Article 13: Staff Responsibilities. The Executive Team shall conduct the Company in accordance with the respective mission of each of the officers as defined online on the Staff page. The members of the Staff are authorized to represent the company at the IVAO (International Virtual Aviation Organization) at the request of the President, who is authorized to enter into non-profit partnerships in the interest of the company.
Article 14: The Staff meets by audio-conference at the invitation of the President, once a month on the company's Discord server. In case of impediment or absence of the President, the meeting is chaired by the Director of Human Resources. The notice of meeting must include the agenda and be sent to the participants before the meeting is held. Minutes of each meeting are sent to the pilots on the mailing list and posted on the company's website by the Human Resources Director, who acts as secretary of the meeting. The meetings can be validly held when at least half of the members of the Staff are present.
Article 15: The Staff is competent to propose a modification of the rules or statutes, to give an advisory opinion on the appointment and dismissal of an administrator, as well as for the exclusion of a pilot.
Article 16: In normal cases, decisions are taken by an ordinary majority of the votes present. For the determination of the majority, abstentions and invalid votes are not taken into consideration. In the event of a tie, the proposal will be considered at the next Staff meeting. As a last resort, it is up to the President to decide or to use his right of veto.
Title IV : Declaration
Article 17: Littoral Airlines is an NPO created in the form of a legal association, not subject to the formalities of declaration at the Prefecture like associations defined by the law of the 01/07/1901. As well thre is on need to have publication in the French Republic Official Journal. Its functioning or its dissolution does not require any particular formality. Its rules of functioning and organization are freely established. As such, it does not have the legal capacity of a legal entity and cannot be sued (Court of Cassation; Soc. July 12, 2010, n° 09-41.402).
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