Update on operations at Canadian airports ahead of the holiday season

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Update on operations at Canadian airports ahead of the holiday season

DECISIONS

Judicial review, unfair labour practices complaint – Clark v. Air Line Pilots Association, 2022 FCA 217

Jazz Aviation pilot sought judicial review of a decision of the Canada Industrial Relations Board dismissing his unfair labour practices complaint against his union and his employer – pilot alleged unfair treatment by Board because of refusal to hold oral hearing into his complaint – pilot also alleged that Board erred in dismissing his unfair labour practices complaint – application dismissed with costs

CIRB DECISIONS

Bargaining unit order – Keewatin Air LPOrder No. 11781-U

Applicant applied for revocation of certification order no. 10513-U certifying the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers as bargaining agent for a unit of employees of Keewatin Air LP comprising: “all pilots employed by Keewatin Air LP working in Manitoba and Nunavut, excluding training captains, the assistant chief pilot, the chief pilot, managers and those above the rank of manager” – certification revoked

CTA DECISIONS

License no. 150067 – license reinstated effective December 9, 2022

Application by Air Transat, on behalf of itself and SmartLynx Airlines Malta Limited (SmartLynx) for an approval to permit Air Transat to provide its scheduled international services between Canada and the Dominican Republic and Jamaica, using one aircraft with flight crew provided by SmartLynx, beginning on December 19, 2022, to April 27, 2023 – approval granted subject to conditions

License no. 060001

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

License no. 190023

License no. 977330 – license reinstated effective December 15, 2022

  • Application – Autumn Evoy, Erin Maxwell, Hunter Troup, Lara Plokhaar, Kandi Smiley, Edwina Brook against Air Canada, WestJet, Air Transat, K.L.M. Royal Dutch Airlines (KLM) and VIA Rail Canada Inc. (Via Rail) Letter Decision No. LET-AT-55-2022

Applications seeking authorization to travel with an animal that is or could be an emotional support animal (ESA) – acceptance of a species other than a dog as an ESA would cause undue hardship for carriers – unrestricted carriage of emotional support dogs (ESDs) would cause undue hardship for carriers – with appropriate conditions and safeguards, carriers could carry some ESDs without undue hardship – conditions proposed to manage risks inherent in the carriage of ESDs

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