Decision No. 208-A-2011
May 31, 2011
APPLICATION by Qatar Airways (Q.C.S.C.) carrying on business as Qatar Airways pursuant to subsection 69(1) of the Canada Transportation Act, S.C., 1996, c. 10, as amended.
File No. M4212/Q39-4
Qatar Airways (Q.C.S.C.) carrying on business as Qatar Airways (applicant) has applied to the Canadian Transportation Agency (Agency) for a licence to operate a scheduled international service between Qatar and Canada in accordance with the Arrangement between the Government of Canada and the Government of the State of Qatar contained in an Agreed Minute signed on October 28, 2010 (Arrangement).
The Government of the State of Qatar designated the applicant as eligible to hold the scheduled international licence pursuant to subsection 69(3) of the Canada Transportation Act (CTA).
The Agency is satisfied that the applicant meets all the applicable requirements of subsection 69(1) of the CTA. The Agency also finds that the pertinent terms and conditions of the Arrangement have been complied with.
In its 2011-A-68">Order No. 2011-A-68, the Agency exempted the applicant from the application of section 59 of the CTA to allow the applicant to sell, cause to be sold or publicly offer for sale in Canada a scheduled international service between Canada and Qatar , without holding the required licence, subject to certain conditions.
Accordingly, the Agency approves the application for a licence to operate a scheduled international service between Qatar and Canada.
Pursuant to subsection 71(1) of the CTA, the licence is subject to the conditions prescribed by the Air Transportation Regulations, SOR/88-58, as amended, and the following conditions:
- The Licensee is authorized to operate a scheduled international service on the route(s) set out in the Arrangement.
- The scheduled international service is to be conducted in accordance with the Arrangement and any applicable arrangements agreed to between Canada and Qatar.
- Jean-Denis Pelletier, P. Eng.