Decision No. 587-A-1993

August 31, 1993

August 31, 1993

APPLICATION by Niagara Falls Air Inc. for a licence pursuant to section 94 of the National Transportation Act, 1987, R.S.C., 1985, c. 28 (3rd Supp.) to operate a Class 9-4 Charter non-scheduled international service using fixed wing aircraft in Group A.

File No. M4895/N160-4-1

Docket No. 920998


Niagara Falls Air Inc. (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 August 27, 1992 and was complete and ready for processing on October 6, 1992.

Notice of the application was published on October 29, 1992 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.

By letter dated December 11, 1992, the Agency advised the applicant that no opposing interventions had been received and the Agency determined pursuant to subsection 94(1) of the National Transportation Act, 1987, that it is in the public interest to issue a non-scheduled international licence to the applicant. Therefore, the applicant was advised to file Section II of its application within one year from the date of the letter.

The applicant has now 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 subsection 94(1) of the National Transportation Act, 1987.

Accordingly, a licence to operate a Class 9-4 Charter non-scheduled international service will be issued to Niagara Falls Air Inc.

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 A.

The licence will be subject to the terms and conditions prescribed by the Air Transportation Regulations, SOR/88-58, and to the following condition:

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

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