April 4, 2017 – Canada still studying electronics ban

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Canada still studying U.S., U.K. bans on in-flight electronics

 

DECISIONS

  • Costs – Fast track litigation cost limit – Wildcat Helicopters Inc. v. Ellis, 2017 BCSC 506
    Plaintiff application for special costs due to meritless defence – Mayer Factors – Special costs awarded in the amount of $35,000

    • Original case: Wildcat Helicopters Inc. v. Ellis, 2016 BCSC 2214
      Employer claim for reimbursement of training bond as per employment agreement – Employee failed to prove constructive dismissal – Employer awarded full training bon
  • Passenger Claim – Garroussi c. Delta Airlines Company, 2016 QCCQ 17094
    Passenger claim for lost baggage and failure of airline to reserve seat on flight – Damages capped at $2,300 as per Montreal Convention for delay and loss of item
  • Passenger Claim – Belhumeur c. Vacances Air Transat, 2017 QCCQ 2400
    Passenger claim for delayed baggage – Allowed
  • Appeal – Tax Assessment – St. John’s (City) v St. John’s International Airport Authority, 2017 NLCA 21
    Trial decision erred in setting out law for reconsideration – Appeal allowed, Commissioner decision vacated – Matter referred back to Commissioner for reconsideration

 

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CANADIAN TRANSPORTATION AGENCY DECISIONS

  • Application – Summit Aviation, Inc.Decision No. 58-A-2017
    Pursuant to subsection 73(2) of the Canada Transportation Act, S.C., 1996, c.10, as amended
  • Application – Bluelink Jets AB –  Decision No. 57-A-2017
    Pursuant to subsection 73(2) of the Canada Transportation Act, S.C., 1996, c.10, as amended
  • Application – Air Transat A.T. Inc. c.o.b. as Air Transat on behalf of itself and Flair Airlines Ltd. c.o.b. as Flair AirDecision No. 60-A-2017
    Pursuant to section 60 of the Canada Transportation Act, S.C., 1996, c. 10, as amended, and section 8.2 of the Air Transportation Regulations, SOR/88-58, as amended
  • Application – 1949311 Ontario Ltd. c.o.b. as Plumridge AirDecision No. 62-A-2017
    Pursuant to section 61 of the Canada Transportation Act, S.C., 1996, c.10, as amended
  • Application – Air Transat A.T. Inc. c.o.b. as Air Transat, on behalf of itself and Canadian North Inc. c.o.b. as Canadian NorthDecision No. 64-A-2017
    Pursuant to section 60 of the Canada Transportation Act, S.C., 1996, c. 10, as amended, and section 8.2 of the Air Transportation Regulations, SOR/88-58, as amended
  • Application – SriLankan Airlines Limited c.o.b. as SriLankan AirlinesDecision No. 65-A-2017
    Pursuant to subsection 69(1) of the Canada Transportation Act, S.C., 1996, c. 10, as amended
  • Application – Thundercloud Aviation, LLCDecision No. 66-A-2017
    Pursuant to subsection 73(2) of the Canada Transportation Act, S.C., 1996, c. 10, as amended
  • Application – Manpreet Kaur against China Eastern Airlines Corporation Limited also c.o.b. as China Eastern Airlines and as China Eastern Decision No. 63-C-A-2017
    Consumer complaint for loss of baggage – Allowed
  • Application – Geethaa Yoganathanng against EmiratesDecision No. 61-C-A-2017
    Consumer complaint for delayed baggage – Allowed
  • Application – Boniface Nimbona against Air CanadaDecision No. 59-C-A-2017
    Consumer Complaint for failure to transport passenger – Dismissed

 

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