Enforcement actions taken by the CTA’s enforcement officers

Statistics

  2021-2022 (year to date) 2020-2021 2019-2020 2018-2019 2017-2018
Notice of Violation - with Administrative Monetary PenaltyNote 1 4 6 12 16 28
Notice of Violation – with Warning Note 2 0 2 0 N/A N/A
Total number of violations found Note 1Note 3 813 23 134 49 63
Cautionary Notice Note 4 22 49 7 N/A N/A
Formal warnings – discontinued Note 5 N/A N/A 9 63 56
Total amount of Administrative Monetary Penalties Note 1Note 3 $220,725 $54,500 $504,500 $180,000 $550,750

List of enforcement actions

This list below includes Notices of Violations issued by enforcement officers. Learn more about types of enforcement actions and contraventions.

Displaying 71 - 80 of 394 actions.
Carrier Contravention Date of Issuance Penalty
Flair Airlines Ltd.

(B) On or about May 17, 2018 Flair Airlines Ltd. violated:

- Paragraph 135.8(1)(b) of the ATR by advertising an air service on its website flairair.ca and its Facebook account and not setting out the point of origin and point of destination of the air service

2018-08-09 Monetary penalty
$12,500
Kootenay Lake Aviation Inc.

Results of a recent periodic carrier inspection conducted on July 24, 2018 by a designated enforcement officer of the Canadian Transportation Agency indicate that Kootenay Lake Aviation Inc., in Nelson, BC, is in contravention of paragraph 67(1)(a) of the Canada Transportation Act.

2018-08-09 Formal warning
Atleo River Air Service Ltd.

Results of a recent periodic carrier inspection conducted on August 2, 2018 by a designated enforcement officer of the Canadian Transportation Agency indicate that Atleo River Air Service Ltd. is in contravention of subsection 67(3) of the Canada Transportation Act by imposing fares not set out in a published and effective tariff.

2018-08-07 Formal warning
OpenSkies

(A) On or about June 13, 2018 OpenSkies violated:

- Paragraph 135.8(1)(b) of the ATR by advertising an air service on the website flylevel.com by not setting out whether the service was one way or return.

2018-08-07 Monetary penalty
$5,000
Sky Lease 1, Inc.

Results of an investigation conducted by a designated enforcement officer of the Canadian Transportation Agency (Agency) indicate that Sky Lease 1, Inc. has violated subsection 74(2) of the Canada Transportation Act  in that it operated Canadian originating entity cargo flights without holding the proper program permit issued by the Agency in respect of that service and contrary to terms and conditions of Sky Lease 1, Inc.'s non-scheduled international licence.

Sky Lease 1, Inc. did not request authority from the Agency prior to operating an aircraft with an MCTOW exceeding 35,000 pounds, between Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada (CYHZ) and Changsha, China (CSX) on or about July 20, 24, 28 and 31. Thereby Sky Lease 1, Inc. did not comply with the terms and conditions of its non-scheduled licence no. 140083 for said flights.

2018-08-02 Formal warning
Iqaluit Airport

A) On or about February 28, 2018, the Iqaluit Airport failed to ensure that all their employees and contractors who are required by the Personnel Training for the Assistance of Persons with Disabilities Regulations to receive training complete their initial training within 60 days after the commencement of their duties thereby violating section 8 of the Personnel Training for the Assistance of Persons with Disabilities Regulations (PTR).

(B) On or February 28, 2018, the Iqaluit Airport failed to ensure that all their employees and contractors receive periodic refresher training sessions appropriate to the requirements of their function, thereby violating section 9 of the Personnel Training for the Assistance of Persons with Disabilities Regulations (PTR).

2018-08-02 Monetary penalty
$5,000
Flair Airlines Ltd.

Results of a recent compliance verification conducted at Kelowna International Airport on July 06, 2018 by a designated enforcement officer of the Canadian Transportation Agency indicate that Flair Airlines Ltd. is in contravention of paragraph 67(1)(a) of the Canada Transportation Act and subsection 116(2) of the Air Transportation Regulations.

2018-07-18 Formal warning
Pacific Coastal Airlines Ltd.

Results of a recent compliance verification conducted on July 06, 2018 by a designated enforcement officer of the Canadian Transportation Agency indicate that Pacific Coastal Airlines Ltd. is in contravention of paragraph 67(1)(a) of the Canada Transportation Act by failing to post tariff signage at its business office in Kelowna, British Columbia.

2018-07-11 Formal warning
Air Canada

(A) On or about July 5, 2017, Air Canada has contravened subsection 110 (4) of the Air Transportation Regulations by not properly applying the terms and conditions set out in Rules 60(A)(5) and 105(C)(1)(b) of its Tariff, which incorporates the Montreal Convention by reference with regard to the liability of carriers respecting baggage in that Air Canada failed to compensate Mr. Scordo for damages caused by the loss of his baggage.

2018-07-05 Monetary penalty
$2,500
Woodward's Limited

A) On or about July 06, 2017, WOODWARD'S LIMITED operated an air service between the Eagle's Nest lodge located on the Eagle River, Newfoundland and Labrador and Goose Bay, Newfoundland and Labrador (CYYR) using aircraft bearing registration C-FMEL, without holding a licence issued under Part II of the Canada Transportation Act in respect of that service, thereby violating paragraph 57(a) of that Act.

B) On or about July 12, 2017, WOODWARD'S LIMITED operated an air service between Goose Bay, Newfoundland and Labrador (CYYR) and the Eagle's Nest lodge located on the Eagle River, Newfoundland and Labrador using aircraft bearing registration C-FMEL, without holding a licence issued under Part II of the Canada Transportation Act in respect of that service, thereby violating paragraph 57(a) of that Act.

C) On or about July 18, 2017, WOODWARD'S LIMITED operated an air service between the Eagle's Nest lodge located on the Eagle River, Newfoundland and Labrador and Goose Bay, Newfoundland and Labrador (CYYR) using aircraft bearing registration C-FMEL, without holding a licence issued under Part II of the Canada Transportation Act in respect of that service, thereby violating paragraph 57(a) of that Act.

D) On or about July 18, 2017, WOODWARD'S LIMITED operated an air service between Goose Bay, Newfoundland and Labrador (CYYR) and the Eagle's Nest lodge located on the Eagle River, Newfoundland and Labrador using aircraft bearing registration C-FMEL, without holding a licence issued under Part II of the Canada Transportation Act in respect of that service, thereby violating paragraph 57(a) of that Act.

E) On or about July 21, 2017, WOODWARD'S LIMITED operated an air service between the Eagle's Nest lodge located on the Eagle River, Newfoundland and Labrador and Goose Bay, Newfoundland and Labrador (CYYR) using aircraft bearing registration C-FMEL, without holding a licence issued under Part II of the Canada Transportation Act in respect of that service, thereby violating paragraph 57(a) of that Act.

F) On or about July 21, 2017, WOODWARD'S LIMITED operated an air service between Goose Bay, Newfoundland and Labrador (CYYR) and the Eagle's Nest lodge located on the Eagle River, Newfoundland and Labrador using aircraft bearing registration C-FMEL, without holding a licence issued under Part II of the Canada Transportation Act in respect of that service, thereby violating paragraph 57(a) of that Act.

G) On or about July 24, 2017, WOODWARD'S LIMITED operated an air service between the Eagle's Nest lodge located on the Eagle River, Newfoundland and Labrador and Goose Bay, Newfoundland and Labrador (CYYR) using aircraft bearing registration C-FMEL, without holding a licence issued under Part II of the Canada Transportation Act in respect of that service, thereby violating paragraph 57(a) of that Act.

H) On or about July 24, 2017, WOODWARD'S LIMITED operated an air service between Goose Bay, Newfoundland and Labrador (CYYR) and the Eagle's Nest lodge located on the Eagle River, Newfoundland and Labrador using aircraft bearing registration C-FMEL, without holding a licence issued under Part II of the Canada Transportation Act in respect of that service, thereby violating paragraph 57(a) of that Act.

I) On or about  July 27, 2017, WOODWARD'S LIMITED operated an air service between the Eagle's Nest lodge located on the Eagle River, Newfoundland and Labrador and Goose Bay, Newfoundland and Labrador (CYYR) using aircraft bearing registration C-FMEL, without holding a licence issued under Part II of the Canada Transportation Act in respect of that service, thereby violating paragraph 57(a) of that Act.

J) On or about July 27, 2017, WOODWARD'S LIMITED operated an air service between Goose Bay, Newfoundland and Labrador (CYYR) and the Eagle's Nest lodge located on the Eagle River, Newfoundland and Labrador using aircraft bearing registration C-FMEL, without holding a licence issued under Part II of the Canada Transportation Act in respect of that service, thereby violating paragraph 57(a) of that Act.

K) On or about July 30, 2017, WOODWARD'S LIMITED operated an air service between the Eagle's Nest lodge located on the Eagle River, Newfoundland and Labrador and Goose Bay, Newfoundland and Labrador (CYYR) using aircraft bearing registration C-FMEL, without holding a licence issued under Part II of the Canada Transportation Act in respect of that service, thereby violating paragraph 57(a) of that Act.

L) On or about July 30, 2017, WOODWARD'S LIMITED operated an air service between Goose Bay, Newfoundland and Labrador (CYYR) and the Eagle's Nest lodge located on the Eagle River, Newfoundland and Labrador using aircraft bearing registration C-FMEL, without holding a licence issued under Part II of the Canada Transportation Act in respect of that service, thereby violating paragraph 57(a) of that Act.

M) On or about August 02, 2017, WOODWARD'S LIMITED operated an air service between the Eagle's Nest lodge located on the Eagle River, Newfoundland and Labrador and Goose Bay, Newfoundland and Labrador (CYYR) using aircraft bearing registration C-FMEL, without holding a licence issued under Part II of the Canada Transportation Act in respect of that service, thereby violating paragraph 57(a) of that Act.

2018-07-04 Monetary penalty
$45,000