December 13, 2016 – Westjet pilots attempting to unionize – again.

DECISIONS

  • Appeal – Workplace injury recurrence – Hébert et Innotech Aviation ltée, 2016 QCTAT 6658
    Employee claimed workplace injury reoccurred – Employer and Commission deny recurrence and ordered repayment by Employee to Employer – Employee appealed Commission decision – Allowed – Reoccurrence of workplace injury found – No repayment required for period Employee was absent due to recurrence of workplace injury
  • Passenger claim – Reimbursement for missed connection – Drapeau c. Air Canada, 2016 QCCQ 12923
    Passenger claimed missed connection was responsibility of airline – Missed connection caused by delay in Customs – Airline not responsible for extraordinary delays by Customs – Dismissed with costs
  • Passenger claim – Failure by carrier to offer assistance during delay – Bagheri c. Turkish Airlines, 2016 QCCQ 13597
    Passenger claimed carrier failed to offer any assistance during delay which resulted in medical condition – Slept on airport floor for 3 days and developed kidney infection – Airline not responsible for passenger who failed to solicit assistance of the carrier for hotel, meals, etc. – Delay was caused by snowstorm and outside carrier’s control – Dismissed with cost
  • Appeal – Workplace injury – Verrier et Bell Helicopter Textron Canada ltée, 2016 QCTAT 6814
    Employee appeal of workplace injury decision – Nickel allergy – Environmental testing does not support allegation of workplace injury due to nickel dust – Lower decision upheld, employee not entitled to benefits due to workplace injury
  • Appeal – Redetermination of NEL loss due to workplace injury – Decision No. 2870/16, 2016 ONWSIAT 3235
    Airline services representative appeal of ARO decision regarding a knee injury NEL – Medical evidence supports redetermination of NEL due to deterioration of original injury – Allowed

 

CANADIAN TRANSPORTATION AGENCY DECISIONS

  • Application – East Coast Flight Services, Inc.Order No. 2016-A-209
    Exemption from the application of section 103.3 of the Air Transportation Regulations, SOR/88-58, as amended
  • Application – Flight Options, LLCOrder No. 2016-A-210
    Exemption from the application of section 103.3 of the Air Transportation Regulations, SOR/88-58, as amended
  • Application – Air Berlin PLC & Co. Luftverkehrs KG c.o.b. as Air BerlinOrder No. 2016-A-211
    Exemption from the application of subsection 84(2) of the Canada Transportation Act, S.C., 1996, c. 10, as amended
  • Application – Daedalus, Inc. c.o.b. as Business Aviation Services and as Encore CharterDecision No. 366-A-2016
    Cancellation of Licence No. 967544
  • Application – Latitude 33 Aviation LLC of Carlsbad, California, United States of AmericaDecision No. 367-A-2016
    Pursuant to subsection 73(2) of the Canada Transportation Act, S.C., 1996, c. 10, as amended
  • Application –  Terrence Ceretti against American Airlines Inc. (American Airlines) – Decision No. 368-C-A-2016
    Passenger complaint seeking compensation for inconvenient rescheduling of flights
  • Suspension – Era Helicopters, LLCOrder No. 2016-A-206
    Suspension of Licence No. 110034
  • Suspension – Y2K Aviation LLCOrder No. 2016-A-205
    Suspension of Licence No. 120074
  • Suspension – Avion Jet Charter, L.L.C. c.o.b. as Golden State Jet, LLC Order No. 2016-A-204
    Suspension of Licence No. 140024
  • Suspension – Nipawin Flight Center Ltd. – Order No. 2016-A-208
    Suspension of Licence No. 110003

 

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