November 7, 2020 – New mandatory requirements for all air travellers entering Canada

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New requirements for air travellers to Canada are mandatory

 

CIRB DECISIONS

  • Declaration of Sale of Business – Bradley Air Services Limited c.o.b. Canadian North – Order No. 11555-UCIRB declares that a sale of business has occurred with the meaning of the Canada Labour Code, that Bradley Air Services Limited c.o.b. Canadian North is the successor employer and that CUPE continues to be the certified bargaining agent for a bargaining unit comprising “all cabin personnel employed by Bradley Air Services Limited carrying on business as Canadian North, excluding supervisors, and those above”
  • Declaration of Sale of Business – Bradley Air Services Limited c.o.b. Canadian North – Order No. 11554-UCIRB declares that a sale of business has occurred with the meaning of the Canada Labour Code, that Bradley Air Services Limited c.o.b. Canadian North is the successor employer and that CALDA continues to be the certified bargaining agent for a bargaining unit comprising “all dispatchers employed by Bradley Air Services Limited carrying on business as Canadian North, excluding the chief dispatcher and those above”
  • Declaration of Sale of Business – Bradley Air Services Limited c.o.b. Canadian North – Order No. 11553-UCIRB declares that a sale of business has occurred with the meaning of the Canada Labour Code, that Bradley Air Services Limited c.o.b. Canadian North is the successor employer and that ALPA, International continues to the be certified bargaining agent for a bargaining unit comrpsing “all pilots employed by Bradley Air Services Limited carrying on business as Canadian North, excluding assistant chief pilots, chief pilots and those above”

 

CTA DECISIONS

  • Opening pleadings letter – Application by multiple applicants against Air Canada, WestJet, Air Transat A.T. Inc, United Airlines, Inc., Sunwing Airlines Inc. and Swoop IncLetter Decision No. LET-C-A-72-2020Multiple applications brought under the Air Passenger Protection Regulations alleging carriers were not meeting their obligation to accurately communicate the reasons for flight delays or cancellations – Inquiry Officer looked into matters raised by 567 applications related to 182 flights operated by the respondents – Inquiry Officer produced report highlighting several questions of interpretation regarding the proper categorization of flight disruptions, including questions concerning the definition of “scheduled maintenance” and the impact of disruptions to earlier flights on later flights, also know as “knock-on effects” – CTA agrees with the report’s suggestion that interpretive guidance would be beneficial – CTA opens pleadings on several questions of interpretation
  • Request for confidentiality – Application by multiple applicants against Air Canada, WestJet, Air Transat A.T. Inc, United Airlines, Inc., Sunwing Airlines Inc. and Swoop IncLetter Decision No. LET-C-A-71-2020Swoop and WestJet filed confidentiality requests with the CTA with respect to documents provided to the Inquiry Officer containing passenger names, passenger e-mail addresses, employee names, and employee identification numbers – CTA denies the carriers’ request for confidentiality in application alleging that Air Canada and WestJet had not communicated the reasons for flight disruptions in a way consistent with the requirements of the Air Passenger Protection Regulations
  • Suspension – Airborne Aircraft Management, LLC c.o.b. Seattle Aircraft CharterOrder No. 2020-A-S-28License No. 190020
  • Suspension – 1378770 Ontario Inc. c.o.b. Helicopters Canada Flight Training School and CharterOrder No. 2020-A-S-8License No. 020132
  • Suspension – MJet GmbOrder No. 2020-A-S-4License No. 190064
  • Suspension – ASL Airlines FranceOrder No. 2020-A-S-9License No. 140034
  • Suspension – Upper Winds Air Ltd.Order No. 2020-A-S-6License No. 040117
  • Suspension – OIA Air Corp.Order No. 2020-A-S-14License No. 967667
  • Suspension – ASL Airlines FranceOrder No. 2020-A-S-9License No. 140034
  • Suspension – Miami Air International, IncOrder No. 2020-A-S-17License No. 977387
  • Suspension – TEM Enterprises c.o.b. Casino Express; Xtra AirwaysOrder No. 2020-A-S-24License Nos. 977344 and 970088
  • Suspension – Superior Air Charter, LLC c.o.b. JetSuite AirOrder No. 2020-A-S-25License No. 100027
  • Suspension – Wisconsin Aviation, IncOrder No. 2020-A-S-2License No. 967471
  • Suspension – Commonwealth Aviation Service, Inc. c.o.b. Million Air RichmondOrder No. 2020-A-S-21License No. 967757, license reinstated effective November 2, 2020
  • Suspension – Executive Fliteways, IncOrder No. 2020-A-S-20License No. 977081, license reinstated effective November 3, 2020
  • Suspension – Transport Passion R Inc c.o.b. Passion R IncDetermination No. A-2020-182License Nos. 080044 and 080045
  • Suspension – Northwest Flyers, IncOrder No. 2020-A-S-15License No. 100094
  • Suspension – Privacy Jets, IncOrder No. 2020-A-S-12License No. 050005
  • Suspension – Parallel Express IncOrder No. 2020-A-S-16License No. 130006
  • Suspension – ACM Air Charter Luftfahrtgesellschaft mbH Order No. 2020-A-S-1License No. 100011
  • Suspension – Bluelink Jets ABOrder No. 2020-A-184License No. 170015
  • Suspension – CFFI Ventures Inc. Order No. 2020-A-182License No. 170023
  • Application – Indro Robotics Inc Determination No. A-2020-180Application for commercial operation of an air service using drones for the carriage of cargo – license issued pursuant to subparagraph 61(a)(ii) of the CTA

 

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