.AERO domain name registration is restricted to people, organizations, associations, and private, governmental and non-governmental agencies linked to the aeronautic and aerospatial industries.
Definition of the sponsored community
The registrants may fall within the groups set out in the table below:
Aerial works All commercial and non-comercial civil flight operations of which the primary goal is not the transportation of persons or goods from one point to another, including all flight operations for the benefit of third parties (public benefits) are aerial works operations. Such activities may include, but are not limited to fire fighting, agicultural flights, traffic surveillance, or weather research and environment surveillance.
Aerospace Aircraft, engine, equipment or satellite manufacturers, companies, organisations or individuals carrying out business involving maintenance, testing, and distribution.
Air freight and logistics companies Freight forwarders and express carriers involved in air transportation.
Air navigation services providers Air traffic control (ATC), ATC suppliers, ATC industry members and associations.
Air sports Air sports and recreational aviation clubs and their members, federations, national associations, organisers of competitions linked to air sports, and suppliers of air sports and recreational aviation equipment.
Airlines and commercial operators Commercial airlines, charter airlines, cargo airlines, corporate charter operators, air taxis, air tour operators.
Airports Operators of international airports, regional airports, and aerodromes.
Aviation distributon systems Computer reservation companies, airline sales agents and licensed air travel agents.
Aviation education and research Flight schools, aviation colleges, aircraft mechanic schools, training centers, research centers, and organisers of test flights.
Aviation industry associations Industry associations, passenger associations, unions, working groups.
Aviation media Press, magazines, informational web sites, conference and airshow organizers, feelance journalists specialised in aviation.
Aviation professionals Licensed or certified aviation professionals such as cabin crews, flight engineers, flight instructors, engineers, trainers.
Aviation suppliers Companies, organisations or individuals carrying out business involving catering, leasing, ground handling, insurance, it, fuel, in-flight entertainment, traders, marketplaces, consulting for the aviation industry.
Business aircraft operators Aircraft charters, aircraft management companies, business aircraft operators and owners of business aircrafts.
Civil aviation authorities National and regional civil aviation authorities, governmental departments regulating civil aviation, accident investigation bodies.
Government organisations Regulating and standard setting organisations, state aviation, government aviation service agencies.
Pilots All commercial and private pilots.
In order to be a member of the sponsored community, registrants must proove their eligibility and must complete the validation process.
Sponsored community validation process
A valid .aero ID is needed to register any .AERO domain name. This ID confirms the membership of the application to the sponsored community. According to the group, some documents must be provided. Contact us for more information.
If the registrant doesn't have a .AERO ID yet, an application must be done here Request AERO ID
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