Canadian air travel has faced significant challenges, including staffing and delays. Here‘s how to fix it

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Canadian air travel has faced significant challenges, including staffing and delays. Here‘s how to fix it

DECISIONS

Application for compensation – applicant was scheduled to fly from Abbotsford to Toronto on October 8, 2022 – flight cancelled – applicant rebooked on another flight two days later – applicant alleged cancellation was within Swoop’s control – applicant claimed $1,000 compensation under the Air Passenger Protection Regulations (APPR) for a delay over 9 hours – Swoop did not dispute applicant’s entitlement to compensation under the APPR – Swoop argued that it was a “small carrier” as defined in the APPR and that its liability was accordingly limited to $500 – Swoop found to be separate corporate entity from WestJet – Swoop held to be a “small carrier” – compensation ordered in the amount of $500

CIRB DECISIONS

Application for certification by Air Line Pilots Association, International (ALPA) – certified bargaining agent, Unifor, not opposed – employer opposed to the description of the proposed bargaining unit – CIRB held that proposed expansion of bargaining unit to include contractual pilots would have the effect of indirectly circumventing the representative character provisions of the Canada Labour Code – ALPA certified to be bargaining agent for a unit comprising “all pilots working for 9736140 Canada Inc., excluding the director of operations, the chief pilot, the assistant chief pilot, the training coordinator, the training coordinator assistant and contractual pilots”

Application for certification by International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAMAW) – employer not opposed – IAMAW certified to be bargaining agent for a unit comprising ‘all employees employed by Logixx Security Inc. working at Kelowna Airport in Kelowna, British Columbia, excluding supervisors and those above the rank of supervisor”

CTA DECISIONS

License no. 060025

  • Suspension – Century Aviation, Inc. c.o.b. Emergency Airlift, Century Aviation Services Order No. 2023-A-S-193

License no. 100095

License no. 100003

License no. 060093

License no. 967740

Application for license to operate a scheduled international service, large aircraft, in accordance with the Arrangement between the Government of Canada and the Government of the Co-operative Republic of Guyana – license issued, subject to conditions

License no. 990049

Application for license to operate a non scheduled international service to transport goods on a charter basis between the Republic of Kazakhstan and Canada – license issued, subject to conditions

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