March 12, 2019 – TSB releases preliminary 2018 transportation occurrence statistics

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TSB releases preliminary 2018 transportation occurrence statistics

 

DECISIONS

  • Lost baggage – Thunderbolt v American Airlines Inc. – 2019 BCCRT 273
    Self-represented applicant requested reimbursement for lost baggage – American Airlines objected – respondent had passed limitation period in article 35 of Montreal Convention – applicant responded that she was disabled – Limitation Act applied to extend discoverability of claim – applicant’s claim dismissed – Montreal Convention supersedes local law

 

CTA DECISIONS

  • Application – Air Belgium SA – Determination No. A-2019-35
    Pursuant to subsection 73(2) of the  Canada Transportation Act
  • Application – Air Canada also c-o-b as Air Canada rouge and as Air Canada Cargo – Order No. 2019-A33 
    Exemption from section 59 of the  Canada Transportation Act

 

CIRB DECISIONS

  • Interim Certification – WestJet Encore Ltd. – Interim Order No. 11366-U
    Canadian Air Line Dispatchers Association applied for certification – WestJet disputes inclusion of 7 employees in bargaining unit because they have moved out of unit – Board certifies the bargaining unit – reserves jurisdiction to hear arguments regarding the 7 employees at issue – bargaining unit composed of:  
    all dispatchers employed by WestJet Encore Ltd.,  excluding  the Manager–Flight Dispatch, the Manager–Flight Technical & Ops and those above.
  • Certification Amendment – WestJet, an Alberta Partnership – Order No. 11360-U
    CUPE applied for certification of group of employees – Westjet and Swoop Airlines initially resisted inclusion of Onboard OPS Team-Cabin Crew Leader and Cabin Crew Manager in unit description – order deals with issue – includes positions in unit composed of:  
    all employees of WestJet, an Alberta Partnership employed as cabin crew members/flight attendants,  excluding  performance and support managers.

 

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