Enforcement actions taken by the CTA’s enforcement officers

Statistics

  2017-2018
(as of October 31)
2016-2017 2015-2016 2014-2015 2013-2014 2012-2013 Total
Fines 15 15 10 19 29 7 96
Formal warnings 29 43 43 73 115 39 342
Total amount of penalties $115,750 $116,250 $103,500 $177,750 $495,000 $49,000 $1,057,250

Note: The increase in enforcement actions in 2013-2014 and 2014-2015 is due to the introduction of the Air Service Price Advertising Regulations.


List of enforcement actions

This list includes fines issued by the CTA's enforcement officers, as well as any formal warnings that are classified as level 3, 4 or 5. Learn more about types of enforcement actions and contraventions.

Displaying 1 - 10 of 261 actions.
Carrier Contravention Date of Issuance Penalty
RSH Travel Inc. dba CheapOair

On or about  November 1,  2017,  RSH Travel Inc. dba CheapOair violated paragraph 135.8(1)(b) of the Air Transportation Regulations by advertising an air service on the website www.cbc.ca/news and not setting the point of origin and whether the air service is one-way or return.

2017-11-08 Fine
$5,000
FLYGTA Inc.

On or about October 31, 2017, FLYGTA Inc. violated:

  • paragraph 135.8(1)(a) of the Air Transportation Regulations by not providing the total price for an air service on the website flygta.com.
  • paragraph 135.8(1)(d) of the Air Transportation Regulations by not providing a breakdown of the name and amount of each tax, fee or charge relating to the air service that is a third party charge on the booking system found on the website flygta.com.
  • subsection 135.8(2) of the Air Transportation Regulations by not setting out all third party charges under the heading “Taxes, Fees and Charges” on the booking system found on the website flygta.com.
  • subsection 135.8(3) of the Air Transportation Regulations by not setting out an air transportation charge under the heading "Air Transportation Charge" on the booking system found on the website flygta.com.
2017-11-08 Fine
$8,750
Kolob Canyons Air Services, LLC

On or about October 18, 2016, Kolob Canyons Air Services, LLC operated an air service between Kitchener, Ontario, Canada and San Luis Potosi Mexico using Fairchild III type aircraft bearing registration N652KA, to transport cargo without holding an active licence issued in respect of that service, thereby violating section 57(a) of the Canada Transportation Act.

2017-10-17 Fine
$3,000
The Flight Shops Inc. dba as flightcentre.ca

Results of a compliance verification conducted by a designated enforcement officer of the Canadian Transportation Agency indicate that The Flight Shops Inc., carrying on business as flightcentre.ca, is in contravention of paragraph 135.8(1)(b) of the Air Transportation Regulations. This compliance verification relates to an online advertisement found on the website www.flightcentre.ca/flights.

2017-10-02 Formal warning
Vacances Sinorama Inc. 

Results of a compliance verification conducted by a designated enforcement officer of the Canadian Transportation Agency indicate that Vacances Sinorama Inc. is in contravention of paragraphs 135.8(1)(a), 135.8(1)(b), and 135.8(1)(c) of the Air Transportation Regulations. This compliance verification relates to information found on the website http://air.sinorama.ca/flight_front.

2017-10-02 Formal warning
2340282 Ontario Inc. dba FlightHub Inc.

On or about August 10, 2017, 2340282 Ontario Inc., carrying on business as FlightHub Inc., violated paragraph 135.8(1)(b) of the Air Transportation Regulations by advertising an air service on the website www.theweathernetwork.com and not setting the point of origin and whether the air service is one-way or return.

2017-09-29 Fine
$5,000
G&G Jet Centre and La Tour Aviation Corp.

Results of an investigation conducted by a designated enforcement officer of the Canadian Transportation Agency (Agency) indicates that G&G Jet Centre and La Tour Aviation Corp. are currently in contravention of section 59 of the Canada Transportation Act (CTA) because they are publicly offering for sale by way of its website www.ggaviation.ca an air service without holding a licence issued under the CTA in respect of that service.

2017-09-29 Formal warning
2340282 Ontario Inc. dba FlightHub Inc.

On or about  August 10, 2017, 2340282 Ontario Inc. dba FlightHub Inc. violated paragraph 135.8(1)(b) of the Air Transportation Regulations by advertising an air service on the website www.theweathernetwork.com and not setting the point of origin and whether the air service is one-way or return.

2017-09-28 Fine
$5,000
Chrono Aviation Inc.

Results of an investigation conducted by a designated enforcement officer of the Canadian Transportation Agency (Agency) indicate that Chrono Aviation Inc. was, on or about June 29, 2017, in contravention of section 59 of the Canada Transportation Act in that it publicly offered for sale in Canada, by way of proposal, a domestic passenger air service using a Dash 8 medium aircraft, as defined in the Air Transportation Regulations, without holding an Agency licence in respect of that service.

2017-09-28 Formal warning
My Corporate Jet, LLC

On or about November 1, 2016, My Corporate Jet, LLC operated an air service between Montego Bay, Jamaica and Montreal, Quebec, Canada using a Sabreliner 65 type aircraft bearing registration N651MK to transport a passenger without holding a licence issued in respect of that service, thereby violating section 57(a) of the Canada Transportation Act.

On or about November 3, 2016, My Corporate Jet, LLC operated an air service between Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA and Toronto, Ontario, Canada using a Sabreliner 65 type aircraft bearing registration N651MK, to transport passengers without holding a licence issued in respect of that service, thereby violating section 57(a) of the Canada Transportation Act.

2017-09-21 Fine
$7,000