Decision No. 655-A-1989

December 29, 1989

December 29, 1989

APPLICATION by Canadian Airlines International Ltd. carrying on business under the firm name and style of either Canadian Airlines International or Canadi*n1 for a licence to operate a scheduled international service between points in Canada and the United Kingdom

DECISION: APPLICATION APPROVED.

File No. M4895-C14-1-27

Docket No. 89704


Canadian Airlines International Ltd. carrying on business under the firm name and style of either Canadian Airlines International or Canadi*n (hereinafter the applicant) has applied to the National Transportation Agency for a licence to operate the service set out in the title.

The applicant has been designated by the Government of Canada pursuant to the provisions of the Air Transport Agreement between the Government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and the Government of Canada concerning Air Services signed on June 22, 1988, (hereinafter the Agreement) to operate a scheduled international service between Canada and the United Kingdom in lieu of Wardair Canada Inc. effective January 1, 1990.

Under Licence No. 880836, Wardair Canada Inc. is authorized to operate a scheduled international service between Canada and the United Kingdom.

In light of the above-noted change in designation, the Agency is of the opinion that Wardair Canada Inc. ceases to have the qualifications necessary for issuance of the said licence. Accordingly, the Agency considers it appropriate to cancel Licence No. 880836 effective January 1, 1990.

The pertinent terms and conditions of the Agreement having been complied with, the Agency, in accordance with the provisions of the National Transportation Act, 1987, R.S.C., 1985, c. 28 (3rd Supp.), (hereinafter the Act), will issue to Canadian Airlines International Ltd. carrying on business under the firm name and style of either Canadian Airlines International or Canadi*n a licence to operate a scheduled international service.

The Agency deems it appropriate in the public interest to include the terms and conditions set out below in the licence to be issued, as they reflect terms of the Agreement and direction of the Minister of Transport.

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 following terms and conditions:

  1. The Licensee is authorized to operate in both directions the route set out below:

    Points of Departure

    • Any point or points in Canada

    Points in the United Kingdom

    • Any point or points in the United Kingdom
    • No intermediate points or points beyond the United Kingdom territory may be served on this route.
  2. 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 United Kingdom.
  3. Unless terminated at an earlier date in accordance with the Act or the Agreement, this licence shall terminate at the termination or expiration of the Agreement, or upon the effective date of any amendments to the Agreement which shall have the effect of eliminating the rights herein authorized.
  4. Pursuant to Ministerial direction, this licence is hereby issued on a pro tem basis.

Wardair Canada Inc.'s Licence No. 880836 will be cancelled pursuant to paragraph 92(1)(a) of the National Transportation Act, 1987 effective January 1, 1990.


  1. The Company's symbol appears between the "i" and "n" in the trade name.
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