September 19, 2018 – Air Canada fined $65,000 for ‘mental agony’ after family kicked off flight

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Air Canada fined $65,000 for ‘mental agony’ after family kicked off flight

 

DECISIONS

  • Appeal – Violation of airline policy – Paine v. Air Canada, 2018 NSSC 215
    Family travelling Air Canada from Vancouver to Sydney, Nova Scotia – Delayed waiting in Air Canada check-in line – Alleged that Air Canada’s staff caused the wait – Claim for damages pursuant to Air Canada’s tariff rules dismissed by Small Claims Court– No clear demonstration that Air Canada staff were at fault – Appeal dismissed
  • Consent Motion – Commissioner of Competition v. Vancouver Airport Authority, 2018 CACT 14
    Motion to file additional witness statements

 

CIRB DECISIONS

  • Amendment of certificate – International Association of Machinists v. Swissport Canada Inc., 2018 CIRB 11315-U
    International Association of Machinists – all groomers, ramp/ground handlers, mechanics and all ground equipment maintenance personnel, storekeepers, communications co-ordinators and operations agents employed by Swissport Canada lnc. at the international airports in Montréal (Dorval and Mirabel), excluding office staff, managers, supervisors and those above
  • Certification of bargaining unit – Canadian Air Line Dispatchers Association v. Westjet, an Alberta Partnership, 2018 CIRB 11314-U
    Canadian Air Line Dispatchers Association – all dispatchers employed by Westjet, excluding the Safety Investigators II, the Manager of Flight Dispatch, the Manager of Flight Operations Support, and those above

 

CTA DECISIONS

  • Application – Executive Air Services, LLC – Determination No. A-2018-201
    Pursuant to subsection 73(2) of the Canada Transportation Act
  • Application – Air Hamburg Luftverkehrsgesellschaft mbHOrder No. 2018-A-160
    Exemptions from para. 33.1(b), subpara. 73(2)(c)(i) and section 33.2 of the Air Transportation Regulations
  • Application – ACASS Canada Ltd.Order No. 2018-A-159
    Exemptions from paragraphs 33.1(b) and 73(2)(c) and sections 33.2 and 103.3 of the Air Transportation Regulations
  • Application – Gain Jet Aviation S.A.Order No. 2018-A-157
    Exemptions from paragraph 33.1(b), subparagraph 73(2)(c)(i) and section 33.2 of the Air Transportation Regulations
  • Application – Chartright Air Inc. c.o.b. Chartright Executive Helicopters and as ChartrightOrder No. 2018-A-156
    Exemptions from paragraphs 33.1(b) and 73(2)(c) and sections 33.2 and 103.3 of the Air Transportation Regulations

 

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