(1) A crewmember;
(2) An FAA inspector or an authorized representative of the National Transportation Safety Board who is performing official duties; or
(3) Any person who has the permission of the pilot in command.
(b) No person may admit any person to the flight deck unless there is a seat available for the use of that person in the passenger compartment, except—
(1) An FAA inspector or an authorized representative of the Administrator or National Transportation Safety Board who is checking or observing flight operations; or
(2) A certificated airman employed by the certificate holder whose duties require an airman certificate.