Canadian flight crew held in Dominican Republic released on bail: airline

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Canadian flight crew held in Dominican Republic released on bail: airline

 

DECISIONS

  • Appeal – class action certification – Sharifi v. WestJet Airlines Ltd., 2022 BCCA 149
    Appeal of order certifying proceeding in respect of “travel bank credits” as class action – appeal allowed and action dismissed – credits issued for cancelled flights, lost luggage and customer dissatisfaction – credits do not meet definitions of either “prepaid purchase cards” or “gift cards” – respondent failed to satisfy requirement of the Class Proceedings Act that pleadings disclose a cause of action
  • Application – official languages – Thibodeau and St. John’s International Airport Authority, 2022 FC 563
    Application alleging breach of duties under Official Languages Act – breach admitted in respect of social various communications, including on its website and social media – damages of $5,000 appropriate – costs of $3,900 awarded including taxes and disbursements  
  • Application – official languages – Thibodeau and Edmonton Regional Airports Authority, 2022 FC 565
    Application alleging breach of duties under Official Languages Act – failure to comply by communicating in English only on social media and failing to ensure website is fully bilingual – damages of $5,000 appropriate – costs of $6,000 awarded including taxes and disbursements

 

CIRB DECISIONS

  • Bargaining Unit Order – Transwest Air Limited Partnership operating as Rise Air, Saskatoon, SaskatchewanOrder No. 11715-U
    Teamsters Local Union No. 395 – “all licensed dispatchers and operations coordinators working for Transwest Air Limited Partnership operating as Rise Air, in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, excluding the crew scheduler, administrative positions, human resources generalists, the senior operations coordinator, the assistant director of flight operations, supervisors, managers and those above the rank of manager.”

 

CTA DECISIONS

  • Application – Hover.Direct Inc. Determination No. A-2022-45
    Application for license to operate a domestic service, all-cargo aircraft (drones) – license issued 
  • Application – Pontair Limited Determination No. A-2022-46
    Application for license to operate a non scheduled international service to transport traffic on a charter basis between Malta and Canada – license issued subject to conditions
  • Application – Pontair Limited Order No. 2022-A-8
    Application for exemption from requirement to appoint agent who has a place of business in Canada and, in writing, provide the CTA with the agent’s name and address – exemption granted 
  • Suspension – FliteAccess, LLC Order No. 2022-A-S-61
    License no. 220000

 

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