Decision No. 506-A-1988

December 30, 1988

December 30, 1988

APPLICATION by Donald M. Dunn carrying on business as Madawaska Valley Air Service for a licence to operate a Class 4 Charter domestic service using fixed wing aircraft in Group B, from a base at Combermere, Ontario.

DECISION: APPLICATION APPROVED.

File No. 2-M70-3

Docket No. 88521


Donald M. Dunn carrying on business as Madawaska Valley Air Service (hereinafter the applicant) has applied to the National Transportation Agency for a licence to operate the service set out in the title. The application was received on September 2, 1988 and was complete and ready for processing on September 21, 1988.

Notice of the application was published on October 5, 1988 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. Accordingly, the application is hereby approved.

A licence to operate a Class 4 Charter domestic service from a base at Combermere, Ontario, will be issued to Donald M. Dunn carrying on business as Madawaska Valley Air Service upon the applicant establishing to the satisfaction of the Agency that it meets the requirements set out in paragraph 72(2)(a) of the National Transportation Act, 1987, S.C. 1987, c. 34.

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 use fixed wing aircraft in Group B.

Moreover, to preserve the integrity of the Class 1 Scheduled domestic services and the Class 2 Regular Specific Point domestic services in the designated area, the Agency deems it in the public interest to make the licence subject to the terms and conditions respecting route protection as set out in the attachment.

The licence to be issued pursuant to this Decision shall, in addition to the conditions prescribed by the Air Transportation Regulations, SOR 88-58, be subject to the condition respecting route protection contained in the attachment, which is hereby made a part of this Decision, and to the following condition:

The Licensee is authorized to use fixed wing aircraft in Group B.

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