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DECISIONS

  • Appeal – Thorne v. Hudson Estate, 2017 ONCA 208
    Negligent misrepresentation claim against engine manufacturer following plane crash due to engine failure – Plane was travelling from Canada and crashed in USA – Appeal from decision dismissing manufacturer’s motion that US law applied – Law applicable to torts – No overriding error from motion judge – Dismissed
  • Passenger claim – Racine c. Westjet, 2017 QCCQ 1184
    Passengers refused boarding because they did not have valid passports at least 60 minutes before departure – Claimed cost of plane tickets as well as missed cruise and return flight – Passengers’ responsibility to respect airlines requirements – No fault on part of airline – Airline indicated in submissions it reimbursed plane tickets but had not – Awarded reimbursement of plane tickets, plus legal costs and allowance for each witness required to attend by WestJet but not examined
  • Policy Grievance – Canadian Federal Pilots Association v. Treasury Board, 2017 PSLREB 13
    Transfer of 3 positions from one bargaining unit to the other – Eligibility to Aviation Aircrew Allowance – Clear language – Original intent of parties and classification originally eligible do not change findings – Grievance allowed
  • Appeal – Decision No. 3163/16, 2017 ONWSIAT 710
    Screening officer’s appeal of ARO decision – Inconsistencies in reported symptom onset – Subsequent accident unrelated to compensable injury – Self-perception of disability – Denied

                                                                                                                                                                                

CIRB DECISIONS

  • Bargaining Unit Order – Swissport Canada Handling Inc.Order No. 11123-U
    Application for certification

 

CANADIAN TRANSPORTATION AGENCY DECISIONS

  • Application – World Class Jet, LLC carrying on business as Starbase JetOrder No. 2017-A-31
    Exemption from the application of section 103.3 of the Air Transportation Regulations, SOR/88-58
  • Application – Priester Aviation, LLCOrder No. 2017-A-32
    Exemption from the application of section 103.3 of the Air Transportation Regulations, SOR/88-58
  • Application – Air Canada also carrying on business as Air Canada rouge and as Air Canada CargoDecision No. 48-A-2017
    Pursuant to subsection 69(1) of the Canada Transportation Act, S.C., 1996, c.10
  • Application – WestJetDecision No. 49-A-2017
    Pursuant to subsection 69(1) of the Canada Transportation Act, S.C., 1996, c.10
  • Application – Air Canada also carrying on business as Air Canada rouge and as Air Canada Cargo Decision No. 50-A-2017
    Pursuant to subsection 69(1) of the Canada Transportation Act, S.C., 1996, c.10
  • Application – Aer Lingus Limited (Aer Lingus), on behalf of itself and ASL Airlines (Ireland) Limited (ASL Airlines)Decision No. 52-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 – Whapchiwem Helicopters LimitedDecision No. 53-A-2017
    Continue the suspension of Licence No. 980086

 

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