April 11, 2017 – Major Canadian airline disaster “likely”

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Inspectors say a major Canadian airline disaster is ‘likely’

 

DECISIONS

  • Judicial Review – CHRC complaint – Majidigoruh v. Jazz Aviation LP, 2017 FC 295
    Failure to provide harassment free workplace complaint dismissed by CHRC – Complainant was not treated unfairly by the CHRC nor was there reviewable error – Dismissed
  • Appeal – Security clearance denial – Hoang v. Canada (Attorney General), 2017 FCA 63
    Allegation of discrimination based on family status in denial of clearance – Bona fide justification for Minister’s practice – Appellant did not provide context to perceived risk to investigator – Dismissed
    Appealed decision: Hoang v. Canada (Attorney General), 2016 FC 54
  • Grievance – Termination – International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers v Asig Ground Handling Canada Lto., 2017 CanLII 18970
    Ramp Agent terminated for failing to obtain Airport Vehicle Operations Permit – Condition of employment is “G2: provincial license or Quebec equivalent – Phobia of driving not accepted – Termination upheld
  • Grievance – Enforceability of MOA – Jazz Aviation LP and Unifor, Local 2002 (Small Bases), Re; 2016 CarswellNat 9287
    Wages and seniority grievances for formerly seconded AC employees who continued with Jazz – Reasons for earlier award
  • Passenger complaint – Delay of flight and baggage – Bitton c. Air Canada, 2017 QCCQ 1795
    Failure to allow passenger to attend scheduled flight and delayed baggage – Plaintiff missed ceremony which was purpose of trip as a result – Air Canada found to be at fault for failing to allow passenger to board scheduled flight as it resold seat – Allowed
  • Passenger complaint –  Baggage delay – Ghorbanpanah c. Vacances Sunwing inc., 2017 QCCQ 1568
    Passengers’ baggage missed cruise departure – Defendant failed to respond to plaintiff calls/emails and failed to inform them of investigation – Allowed
  • OHS Complaint – Jurisdiction – Dimitri et Sunwing Airlines inc., 2017 QCCNESST 90
    Complaint over penalty dismissal – Federally regulated employment – No jurisdiction at Commission
  • Passenger complaint – Unacceptable accommodations – Préfontaine c. Sunwing, 2017 QCCQ 2589
    Complaint over various issues related to accommodation provided in trip package and flight delay – Plaintiff failed to inform Defendant on site of deficiencies thereby failing to meet obligation to mitigate damages – Flight delay not warranting of compensation – Dismissed

 

CANADIAN TRANSPORTATION AGENCY DECISIONS

  • Application – Bluelink Jets ABOrder No. 2017-A-38
    Exemptions from paragraph 33.1(b), subparagraph 73(2)(c)(i) and section 33.2 of the Air Transportation Regulations, SOR/88-58, as amended
  • Application – Volga-Dnepr AirlinesOrder No. 2017-A-39
    Exemption from the requirement to hold a domestic licence
  • Application – Air Canada also c.o.b. as Air Canada rouge and as Air Canada Cargo, on behalf of itself and Ethiopian Airlines Enterprise c.o.b. as Ethiopian AirlinesDecision No. 67-A-2017
    Pursuant to section 60 of the Canada Transportation Act, S.C., 1996, c. 10, as amended, and section 8.2 of the Air Transportation Regulations, SOR/88-58, as amended
  • Application – North American Air Charter, Inc.Decision No. 68-A-2017
    Pursuant to subsection 73(2) of the Canada Transportation Act, S.C., 1996, c. 10, as amended
  • Application – Donald R. Plumridge c.o.b. as Plumridge AirDetermination No. A-2017-15
    Cancellation of Licence No. 962292
  • Application – Western Air Charter, Inc. c.o.b. as Jet Edge, as Western Air Charter, as Western Air and as Jet Edge InternationalOrder No. 2017-A-43
    Exemption from section 103.3 of the Air Transportation Regulations, SOR/88-58, as amended
  • Application – Cessna Aircraft CompanyDetermination No. A-2017-16
    Continue the suspension of Licence No. 967748
  • Application – Hi Fly Ltd. c.o.b. as Hi Fly Malta, on behalf of itself and Corsair c.o.b. as Corsair InternationalDetermination No. A-2017-17
    Pursuant to section 60 of the Canada Transportation Act, S.C., 1996, c. 10, as amended, and section 8.2 of the Air Transportation Regulations, SOR/88-58, as amended
  • Application – Dreamline Aviation, LLCOrder No. 2017-A-44
    Exemption from section 103.3 of the Air Transportation Regulations, SOR/88-58, as amended
  • Application – Bluelink Jets ABOrder No. 2017-A-45
    Exemptions from certain provisions of the Air Transportation Regulations, SOR/88-58, as amended
  • Application – Aer Lingus Limited, on behalf of itself and Etihad Airways P.J.S.C. c.o.b. as Etihad Airways Determination No. A-2017-18
    Pursuant to section 60 of the Canada Transportation Act, S.C., 1996, c. 10, as amended, and section 8.2 of the Air Transportation Regulations, SOR/88-58, as amended
  • Application –Condor Flugdienst GmbH, on behalf of itself and Thomas Cook Airlines Limited  – Determination No. A-2017-19
    Pursuant to section 60 of the Canada Transportation Act, S.C., 1996, c. 10, as amended, and section 8.2 of the Air Transportation Regulations, SOR/88-58, as amended
  • Application – Morningstar Partners Ltd. c.o.b. as Aurora Jet PartnersOrder No. 2017-A-46
    Exemptions from paragraphs 33.1(b) and 73(2)(c) and sections 33.2 and 103.3 of the Air Transportation Regulations, SOR/88-58, as amended
  • Application – Thundercloud Aviation, LLCOrder No. 2017-A-47
    Exemption from subsection 84(2) of the Canada Transportation Act, S.C., 1996, c.10, as amended
  • Suspension – Florida West International Airways, Inc.Order No. 2017-A-40
    Licence No. 020054
  • Suspension – Global Exec Aviation, LLC Order No. 2017-A-41
    Licence No. 030155
  • Suspension – Algonquin Airlink Inc.Order No. 2017-A-42
    Licence Nos. 030059 and 030060

 

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