Decision No. 644-A-1998

December 30, 1998

December 30, 1998

APPLICATION by Korean Air Lines Co. Ltd. for authority to operate one scheduled international all-cargo flight on the routing Toronto, Ontario, Canada - Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America - Seoul, Korea under Licence No. 975147 on January 2, 1999.

File No. M4835-2-30

Docket No. 981125AG


Korean Air Lines Co. Ltd (hereinafter Korean Air) has applied to the Canadian Transportation Agency (hereinafter the Agency) for the authority to operate the service set out in the title. The application was received on December 18, 1998.

Under Licence No. 975147, Korean Air is authorized to operate a scheduled international service between Korea and Canada in accordance with the Agreement between the Government of Canada and the Government of the Republic of Korea for Air Services signed on September 20, 1989 (hereinafter the Agreement).

Condition No. 1 of Licence No. 975147 states:

The Licensee is authorized to operate the route(s) set out in the Agreement.

Condition No. 2 of Licence No. 975147 states:

The operation of the scheduled international service authorized herein shall be conducted subject to the provisions of the Agreement and to any applicable arrangements as may be agreed to between Canada and the Republic of Korea.

There is no provision in the Agreement permitting the operation of services carrying traffic between Toronto and Seoul via Atlanta.

The Agency has reviewed and considered the application, and pursuant to subsection 78(2) of the Canada Transportation Act, S.C., 1996, c. 10, hereby varies Condition Nos. 1 and 2 of Korean Air's Licence No. 975147 in order to allow Korean Air to operate one scheduled international all-cargo flight on the routing Toronto, Ontario, Canada - Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America - Seoul, Korea on January 2, 1999, subject to the following conditions:

  1. No local traffic may be carried between Toronto and Atlanta; and
  2. In all other respects, the service shall be operated in accordance with the Agreement and any applicable arrangements as may be agreed to between Canada and the Republic of Korea.

This Decision shall form part of Licence No. 975147 and shall remain affixed thereto as long as the said Decision is in force.

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