Decision No. 343-A-2013

August 29, 2013

APPLICATION by Air Canada also carrying on business as Air Canada rouge, pursuant to section 32 of the Canada Transportation Act, S.C., 1996, c. 10, as amended.

File No.: 
M4835-2-29

Air Canada also carrying on business as Air Canada rouge (Air Canada) has applied to the Canadian Transportation Agency (Agency) to vary Decision No. 452-A-2012 (Decision) to reflect that the code-share approval granted to South African Airways SOC Limited carrying on business as South African Airways (South African Airways) also applies to Sky Regional Airlines Inc. carrying on business as Sky Regional and Air Canada Express (Sky Regional).

In that Decision, the Agency approved, among others, the use by South African Airways of aircraft and flight crew provided by Air Canada and the provision by Air Canada of such aircraft and flight crew to South African Airways, to permit South African Airways to provide its scheduled international service on licensed routes between South Africa and Canada by selling transportation in its own name on flights operated by Air Canada between member states of the European Community and each of Toronto, Ontario and Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, and between the United States of America and each of Toronto and Vancouver.

Sky Regional is authorized to operate, among others, a domestic service, medium aircraft, and a scheduled international service, medium aircraft, in accordance with the Air Transport Agreement between the Government of Canada and the Government of the United States of America signed on March 12, 2007.

Air Canada advises that Sky Regional will begin operating flights within Canada and between Canada and the United States of America on behalf of Air Canada pursuant to the commercial agreement between Air Canada and Sky Regional.

The Agency has considered the application and the material in support and finds, pursuant to section 32 of the Canada Transportation Act (CTA), that there has been a change in the facts or circumstances pertaining to that Decision since it was issued and that it should be varied.

Accordingly, the Agency, pursuant to section 32 of the CTA, varies the Decision as follows:

  1. The code-share approval is replaced with the following: The Agency approves the use by South African Airways of aircraft and flight crew provided by Air Canada and Sky Regional, and the provision by Air Canada and Sky Regional of such aircraft and flight crew to South African Airways, to permit South African Airways to provide its scheduled international service on licensed routes between South Africa and Canada by selling transportation in its own name on flights operated by Air Canada between member states of the European Community and each of Toronto and Vancouver; and by selling transportation in its own name on flights operated by Air Canada and Sky Regional between the United States of America and each of Toronto and Vancouver.
  2. Condition No. 4 is amended by adding Sky Regional.

Member(s)

J. Mark MacKeigan
Jean-Denis Pelletier, P.Eng.
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