Decision No. 378-A-2007

July 24, 2007

July 24, 2007

APPLICATION by WestCan International Airlines Ltd. pursuant to section 61 of the Canada Transportation Act, S.C., 1996, c. 10, for a licence to operate a domestic service, all-cargo aircraft.

File No. M4210/W244-1

WestCan International Airlines Ltd. (hereinafter the applicant) has applied to the Canadian Transportation Agency (hereinafter the Agency) for a licence to operate the service set out in the title. The application was received on October 24, 2006 and was complete and ready for processing on July 18, 2007.

Pursuant to subsection 29(1) of the Canada Transportation Act (hereinafter the CTA), the Agency is required to make its decision no later than 120 days after the application is received unless the parties agree to an extension. In this case, the applicant has agreed to an extension of the deadline until October 19, 2007.

The applicant filed an affidavit attesting that within the twelve months preceding the filing of the application it did not contravene section 59 of the CTA in that it has not sold, caused to be sold or publicly offered for sale in Canada transportation in respect of the applied for air service without holding the required licence. The applicant has also undertaken in respect of the air service applied for that it will not contravene section 59 of the CTA prior to the issuance of the applied for licence. The Agency is not aware of any evidence that the applicant contravened section 59 of the CTA within the preceding twelve months.

The Agency has reviewed the application and is satisfied that the applicant meets the requirements of section 61 of the CTA.

Accordingly, a licence to operate the following service will be issued to WestCan International Airlines Ltd.

domestic service, all-cargo aircraft


  • Raymon J. Kaduck
  • John Scott
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