March 28, 2020 – COVID-19 travel restrictions have a cataclysmic effect on the airline industry

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COVID-19 travel restrictions have a cataclysmic effect on airline industry

 

CTA DECISIONS

  • Determination – Canadian Transportation Agency relating to COVID-19 pandemic – Determination No. A-2020-47
    Additional temporary exemptions to certain provisions of the Air Passenger Protection Regulations and extension of the temporary exemption period
  • Stay of proceedings – CTA – Order No. 2020-A-37
    Agency orders all dispute proceedings involving air carriers stayed until June 30, 2020
  • Stay of Decision – Air Canada – Letter Decision No. LET-AT-C-A-21-2020
    Extending compliance with the second and third elements of the order made in Decision No. 12-AT-C-A-2019, pursuant to section 41 of the Canadian Transportation Agency Rules (Dispute Proceedings and Certain Rules Applicable to All Proceedings), SOR/2014-104 (Dispute Adjudication Rules) and for a review of Decision No. 12-AT-C-A-2019, pursuant to section 32 of the Canada Transportation Act
  • Application – Air Canada also c-o-b as Air Canada rouge and as Air Canada Cargo – Order No. 2020-A-36
    Pursuant to subsection 80(1) of the Canada Transportation Act for a temporary exemption from the advance notice requirements of section 64 of the CTA
  • Continue suspension – Delco Aviation Ltée – Determination No. A-2020-48
    Licence No. 972081
  • Suspension – Privajet Ltd. – Determination No. A-2020-46
    Licence No. 160016

 

TC/TSB NEWS

 

INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION NEWS

AIAC
AIAC calls for aerospace as an essential service across Canadian jurisdictions
AIAC sends COVID letter to Prime Minister, Premiers

ATAC
Parliament passes COVID-19 Emergency Response Act

CBAA
Bombardier announcement March 24, 2020
CBAA remains available to its members
CBAA’s convention and events cancellation policy
Weekly briefing

COPA
Advice to GA pilots regarding COVID-19
BC airport to close during pandemic
COVID-19 and Canadian drones
Helicopter pilot shortage?

IATA
Air cargo bottlenecks could put likes at risk – urgent government action required
Airlines seen spurning US loans now with other funds handy
Coronavirus-hit airports are on the brink of failure
Deeper revenue hit from COVID-19

ICAO
Council President video statement: COVID-19
ICAO assisting with humanitarian flight operations during COVID-19
ICAO Council underscored vital role of air transport to worldwide post-crisis recovery
ICAO leaders welcome G-20 calls for global response to COVID-19
Improved coordination and awareness urged as COVID-19 impacts continue to be felt worldwide

 

UNION ASSOCIATION NEWS

ACPA
Media statement

CUPE
Airlines: federal relief must focus on workers now, not CEOs

UNIFOR
Ontario fiscal update fails to provide direct financial support to workers affected by COVID-19

UNIFOR 2002
Cancelled: Atlantic regional council 2020
Local 2002 postpones 2020 executive board elections and triennial convention
Ornge: amalgamation of the GTA adult and pediatric teams
Unifor local 2002 office closure due to COVID 19 precautions “we’re all in this together”

 

AIRPORT NEWS

 

ROTARY OPERATOR NEWS

 

AVIATION NEWS