Decision No. 882-A-1993

December 29, 1993

December 29, 1993

APPLICATION by Carson Air Ltd. 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 Groups A, B and C.

File No. M4895/C248-4-1

Docket No. 920069 WR


Carson Air Ltd. (hereinafter the applicant) has applied to the National Transportation Agency (hereinafter the Agency) for a licence to operate the service set out in the title. The application was received on January 23, 1992.

Notice of the application was published on February 11, 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 April 24, 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 (hereinafter the NTA, 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 NTA, 1987.

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

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 Groups A, B and C.

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 Groups A, B and C.

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