Government of Canada announces a temporary negative COVID-19 test requirement for travellers arriving from the People’s Republic of China, Hong Kong or Macao

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Government of Canada announces a temporary negative COVID-19 test requirement for travellers arriving from the People’s Republic of China, Hong Kong or Macao

DECISIONS

Application, flight delays – Spencer v. Transat A.T. Inc., 2022 BCSC 2256

Application to amend pleadings and certification application – plaintiff sought to represent class of people who bought direct flights from the defendants but experienced delays – earlier certification application dismissed with leave to amend granted – claim now extinguished by operation of the Montreal Convention because of the passage of time – application dismissed

CIRB DECISIONS

Bargaining Unit Order – Executive Aviation Fuels Ltd.Order No. 11783-U

United Steelworkers applied for certification as bargaining agent of a unit of employees at Executive Aviation Fuels Ltd. – incorrectly named position included in bargaining unit description – sought leave to amend or, in the alternative, to withdraw application – request to amend granted – United Steelworkers certified as bargaining agent for “all employees of Executive Aviation Fuels Ltd. c.o.b. as Executive Aviation working at the Sault Ste. Marie Airport, excluding customer service agents, customer service coordinators, the ground operations trainer, the compliance officer & FBO manager, the station manager and persons above the rank of manager.”

CTA DECISIONS

  • Suspension – ExpressJet Airlines LLC c.o.b. United Express, ExpressJet Airlines LLC Order No. 2022-A-S-343

Licenses no. 000057 and 000172

Licenses no. 962125 and 000183

Consumer complaint regarding flight cancellations – complainant requested compensation for inconvenience under the Air Passenger Protection Regulations – Air Canada denied request on the basis that cancellations were due to COVID-19 related crew constraints, which it considered a safety issue – evidence filed by Air Canada did not establish that the cancellation was unavoidable despite proper planning – complainant entitled to compensation in the amount of $1,000

Licenses no. 962394 and 967151

Application by Sunwing, on behalf of itself and Smartwings, a.s. (Smartwings), for approval to permit Sunwing to provide its scheduled international services between Canada and each of the following countries: Cuba, the Dominican Republic, Jamaica and Mexico, using one aircraft with flight crew provided by Smartwings, beginning on December 20, 2022, to January 16, 2023 – approval granted subject to conditions

  • Application – Wasaya Airways Limited Partnership, by its General Partner Wasaya General Partner Limited c.o.b. Wasaya Determination No. A-2022-181

Application for license to operate a non scheduled international service, medium and all-cargo aircraft, to transport traffic on a charter basis between Canada and any other country – approval granted

  • Application – Wasaya Airways Limited Partnership, by its General Partner Wasaya General Partner Limited c.o.b. Wasaya Determination No. A-2022-180

Application for license to operate a domestic service, medium aircraft – approval granted

License no. 200038

Licenses no. 210031 and 210032

Application for license to operate a non scheduled international service to transport goods on a charter basis between France and Canada – license issued subject to conditions

Application for license to operate a non scheduled international service to transport traffic on a charter basis between France and Canada – license issued subject to conditions

Application for license to operate a non scheduled internationals service in accordance with Annex III of the Air Transport Agreement between the Government of Canada and the Government of the United States – license issued subject to conditions

Application by Air Transat, on behalf of itself and SmartLynx Airlines Malta Limited (SmartLynx), for approval to permit Air Transat to provide its scheduled international service between Canada and Cuba, the Dominican Republic, Jamaica and Mexico, using two aircraft with flight crew provided by SmartLynx, beginning on February 13, 2023, to May 14, 2023 – approval granted subject to conditions

License no. 160070

License no. 040079

License no. 220016

License no. 967637

License no. 180008

License no. 140016

License no. 961011

License no. 170010

License no. 080093

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