Decision No. 316-A-1993

June 1, 1993

June 1, 1993

APPLICATION by Expéditair (1989) Inc. for authority to also use fixed wing aircraft in Group C under Licence No. 890231.

File No. M4205/E94-4-1

Docket No. 930397


Expéditair (1989) Inc. (hereinafter the applicant) has applied to the National Transportation Agency for authority to operate the service set out in the title. The application was received on March 25, 1993 and was complete and ready for processing on March 30, 1993.

Under Licence No. 890231, the applicant is authorized to operate a Class 4 Charter domestic service using fixed wing aircraft in Groups A and B, from a base at Chute-des-Passes (Lac-à-la-Carpe), Quebec. The Licensee is restricted in its operations to the period between April 1 and October 31 of each year.

Notice of the application was published on April 11, 1993 in the newspaper of the area concerned and copies of the notice were sent to selected air carriers and to others believed to be interested. No interventions opposing the granting of the application were filed with the Agency.

The applicant has also filed Section II of its application. The Agency has reviewed the material filed and is satisfied that the applicant meets the requirements set out in paragraph 72(2)(a) National Transportation Act, 1987, R.S.C., 1985, c. 28 (3rd Supp.).

To make provision for the level of charter domestic service to be consistent with demand anticipated by the applicant and in accordance with the applicant's indicated intentions, the Agency finds it in the public interest to authorize the Licensee to also use fixed wing aircraft in Group C.

Condition No. 1 of Licence No. 890231 is hereby amended to read:

The Licensee is authorized to use fixed wing aircraft in Groups A, B and C.

Accordingly, a new document of licence, bearing Licence No. 890231, will be issued to Expéditair (1989) Inc.

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