May 23, 2017 – Aviation associations issue open letter to Transport Minister over fatigue management

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Aviation associations issue open letter to Transport Minister over fatigue management

 

DECISIONS

  • Judicial Review – Flight followers rate of pay – Canada (Attorney General) v. Canadian Federal Pilots Association, 2017 FCA 100
    Judicial review of PSLREB decision (Canadian Federal Pilots Association v. Treasury Board, 2016 PSLREB 46) – Flight followers not working standby – Decision found to be reasonable – Dismissed with costs
  • Review Hearing – Refusal to issue aviation document – Douglas v. Canada (Minister of Transport), [2017] C.T.A.T.D. No. 12
    Refusal to issue or amend ALPT rater/tester designation for failure to test according to regulations and failure to cooperate with TC for site visit – No requirement to keep tester records to avoid re-test with same exam – Matter referred to Minister for reconsideration – Noted that reconsideration does NOT mean designation will be restored
  • Review Hearing – Refusal to issue aviation document – Vaughan v. Canada (Minister of Transport), [2017] C.T.A.T.D. No. 4
    Refusal to issue LOE on Airbus 320 aircraft due to unsuccessful attempts at one LOE event sets – Applicant failed to fulfill conditions necessary for the issuance of the document – Dismissed
  • Review Hearing – Contraventions of CAR – MacKenzie v. Canada (Minister of Transport), [2017] C.T.A.T.D. No. 8
    Pilot fined $1000 for taking off with ice adhering to aircraft and $750 and 20 day suspension for operating unpressurized aircraft without oxygen for the crew in two incidents –  Suspension reduced to 10 days upon review, monetary fines upheld
  • Review Hearing – Refusal to issue aviation document – Salvador v. Canada (Minister of Transport), [2017] C.T.A.T.D. No. 6
    Refusal to issue PPC due to failure to meet standards required during flight test – Flight jeopardized by failure to procure emergency checklist in timely manner – Upheld
  • Review Hearing – Refusal to issue aviation document – Nadler v. Canada (Minister of Transport), [2017] C.T.A.T.D. No. 11
    Refusal to issue PPC due to unacceptable levels of technical proficiency and/or depth of knowledge – Upheld
  • Review Hearing – Contravention of CAR – Tilroe v. Canada (Minister of Transport), [2017] C.T.A.T.D. No. 13
    Pilot fined $525 for taking off without first obtaining clearance to do so – Pilot contravention of CAR upheld, penalty reduced to $400
  • Review Hearing – Cancellation of AEI – Mants v. Canada (Minister of Transport), [2017] C.T.A.T.D. No. 7
    Cancellation of AEI designation due to allowing exam to proceed with camera in the room – No threat to aviation security – Matter referred to Minister for reconsideration – AEI cancellation stayed for period of reconsideration

 

CANADIAN TRANSPORTATION AGENCY DECISIONS

  • Application – South African Airways SOC Limited c.o.b. as South African Airways (South African Airways)Determination No. A-2017-52
    Pursuant to subsection 78(2) and 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 – Natasha Nesturi against Alitalia – Società Aerea Italiana S.p.A. (Alitalia)Decision No. 72-C-A-2017
    Consumer Complaint – Payment of difference in fare in addition to penalty when changing ticket – Dismissed

 

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