Summary of enforcement actions taken by the Agency

The following list summarizes what compliance actions were taken by the Agency's enforcement division. The enforcement division conducts inspections and investigations, and can issue warnings and fines.

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Results of an investigation conducted by a designated enforcement officer of the Canadian Transportation Agency (Agency) indicate that Propair Inc. is in contravention of subsection 8.2(4) of the Air Transportation Regulations in that it failed, on or about September 21, 2015, to maintain passenger and third party liability insurance coverage for its air service using an aircraft with flight crew provided by Transport Passion R.

December 16, 2015 Formal warning

Results of an investigation conducted by a designated enforcement officer of the Canadian Transportation Agency indicate that Flexjet, LLC has violated subsection 74(2) of the Canada Transportation Act in that it operated one fifth freedom flight in Canada, on behalf of Sumac Aviation Limited, without authorization from the Agency. Flexjet, LLC did not request authority from the Agency prior to operating a fifth freedom flight, using aircraft type Challenger 300, between Hamilton, Bermuda and Halifax, Canada on May 19, 2015. Thereby Flexjet, LLC did not comply with the terms and conditions of its non-scheduled international licence No. 150034.

December 15, 2015 Formal warning

Results of an investigation conducted by a Designated Enforcement Officer, Ontario Region, of the Canadian Transportation Agency indicate that Longtail Aviation International Limited (Longtail) has violated subsection 74(2) of the Canada Transportation Act in that it operated fifth/seventh freedom flights in Canada without authorization by the Agency. Longtail did not request authority from the Agency prior to each flight that it operated between Toronto, Ontario, Canada and Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. Thereby, Longtail did not comply with the terms and conditions of its non-scheduled international licence No. 080051 for the following flights: April 8, 2015 from Toronto to Las Vegas, a Canadian originating flight; April 12, 2015 from Las Vegas to Toronto, a return of the same passengers to Canada, each flight using aircraft type Falcon 900 with registration VQ-BYT.

November 23, 2015 Formal warning

Results of an investigation conducted by a designated enforcement officer, Ontario Region, of the Canadian Transportation Agency (Agency) indicate that Express Aviation Services, Inc. (Express Aviation) has violated subsection 74(2) of the Canada Transportation Act in that it operated fifth/seventh freedom flights in Canada without authorization by the Agency. Express Aviation did not request authority from the Agency prior to each flight. Thereby, Express Aviation did not comply with the terms and conditions of its non-scheduled international licence No. 130071 for the following flights: April 22, 2015, between Ocho Rios, Jamaica and Toronto, Canada; April 22, 2015, between Ocho Rio, Jamaica and London, Canada; April 28, 2015, between Kingston, Jamaica and Montreal, Canada.

October 30, 2015 Formal warning

Results of an investigation conducted by a designated enforcement officer, Ontario Region, of the Canadian Transportation Agency (Agency) indicate that Air Gato Enterprises, Inc. (Air Gato) has violated subsection 74(2) of the Canada Transportation Act in that it operated fifth/seventh freedom flights in Canada without authorization by the Agency. Air Gato did not request authority from the Agency prior to each flight and for those flights that operated outside of Agency business hours, Air Gato did not provide notification to the Agency after the flights occurred. Thereby, Air Gato did not comply with the terms and conditions of its non-scheduled licence No. 060018 for the following flights: February 11, 2015, between Barbados and Toronto, Canada; February 28, 2015, between Cuba and Quebec City, Canada; March 22, 2015, between Mexico and Ottawa, Canada.

October 30, 2015 Formal warning

Results of an investigation conducted by a Designated Enforcement Officer, Ontario Region, of the Canadian Transportation Agency (Agency) indicate that Reva, Inc. has violated subsection 74(2) of the Canada Transportation Act in that it operated fifth/seventh freedom flights in Canada without authorization by the Agency. Reva, Inc. did not request authority from the Agency prior to each fifth/seventh freedom flight that it operated into Canada, and for those flights that it operated outside of Agency business hours, Reva, Inc. did not provide notification to the Agency after the flights occurred. Thereby, Reva, Inc. did not comply with the terms and conditions of its non-scheduled international licence No. 040079 for flights that it operated, for example: January 25, 2015, between Cozumel, Mexico to Edmonton, Alberta, Canada; April 16, 2015, between Punta Cana, Dominican Republic and Hamilton, Ontario, Canada; June 29, 2015, between Punta Cana, Dominican Republic and Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.

October 30, 2015 Formal warning

Results of an investigation conducted by a designated enforcement officer, Ontario Region, of the Canadian Transportation Agency (Agency) indicate that Business Jet Managers, Inc. has violated subsection 74(2) of the Canada Transportation Act in that it operated one fifth/seventh freedom flight in Canada without authorization by the Agency. Business Jet Managers, Inc. did not request authority from the Agency prior to operating a fifth/seventh freedom flight that it operated into Canada. Thereby, Business Jet Managers, Inc. did not comply with the terms and conditions of its non-scheduled international licence No. 100036 for one flight that it operated on September 9, 2015 between Nassau, Bahamas and Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

October 21, 2015 Formal warning

Results of an investigation conducted by a designated enforcement officer of the Canadian Transportation Agency indicate that Med Jets S.A. de C.V., doing business as (d/b/a) Jet Rescue Air Ambulance, has violated section 59 of the Canada Transportation Act (CTA) in that, on or about December 18, 2014, it publicly offered for sale by way of its Web site www.jet-rescue.com, an air service without holding a licence issued under the CTA in respect of that service.

October 2, 2015 Formal warning

On or about December 19, 2014, Med Jets S.A. de C.V. d/b/a Jet Rescue Air Ambulance operated an ambulance air service between Tijuana, Mexico, and Vancouver, Canada, using a Learjet 35 aircraft bearing registration XA-ICU transporting passengers without holding a licence issued in respect of that service, thereby violating section 57(a) of the Canada Transportation Act.

On or about December 20, 2014, Med Jets S.A. de C.V. d/b/a Jet Rescue Air Ambulance operated an ambulance air service between Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, and Kelowna, Canada, using a Learjet 35 aircraft bearing registration XA-ICU transporting passengers without holding a licence issued in respect of that service, thereby violating section 57(a) of the Canada Transportation Act.

On or about December 29, 2014, Med Jets S.A. de C.V. d/b/a Jet Rescue Air Ambulance operated an ambulance air service between Tijuana, Mexico, and Vancouver, Canada, using a Learjet 35 aircraft bearing registration XA-ICU transporting passengers without holding a licence issued in respect of that service, thereby violating section 57(a) of the Canada Transportation Act.

On or about January 15, 2015, Med Jets S.A. de C.V. d/b/a Jet Rescue Air Ambulance operated an ambulance air service between Tijuana, Mexico, and Vancouver, Canada, using a Learjet 35 aircraft bearing registration XA-ICU transporting passengers without holding a licence issued in respect of that service, thereby violating section 57(a) of the Canada Transportation Act.

On or about January 18, 2015, Med Jets S.A. de C.V. d/b/a Jet Rescue Air Ambulance operated an ambulance air service between Yuma, USA, and Penticton, Canada, using a Learjet 35 aircraft bearing registration XA-ICU transporting passengers without holding a licence issued in respect of that service, thereby violating section 57(a) of the Canada Transportation Act.

On or about January 19, 2015, Med Jets S.A. de C.V. d/b/a Jet Rescue Air Ambulance operated an ambulance air service between Mazatlán, Mexico, and Vancouver, Canada, using a Learjet 35 aircraft bearing registration XA-ICU transporting passengers without holding a licence issued in respect of that service, thereby violating section 57(a) of the Canada Transportation Act.

On or about February 26, 2015, Med Jets S.A. de C.V. d/b/a Jet Rescue Air Ambulance operated an ambulance air service between Reynosa, Mexico, and Montreal, Canada, using a Learjet 35 aircraft bearing registration XA-ICU transporting passengers without holding a licence issued in respect of that service, thereby violating section 57(a) of the Canada Transportation Act.

On or about March 26, 2015, Med Jets S.A. de C.V. d/b/a Jet Rescue Air Ambulance operated an ambulance air service between Chihuahua, Mexico, and Edmonton, Canada, using a Learjet 35 aircraft bearing registration XA-ICU transporting passengers without holding a licence issued in respect of that service, thereby violating section 57(a) of the Canada Transportation Act.

October 2, 2015 Notice of violation

On or about February 26, 2015, AXAIR Aviation Inc. operated an air service between Saint-Hyacinthe, Quebec, Edmundston, New-Brunswick, and Saint-Hyacinthe, Quebec, in that order, using a Cessna model 421B aircraft bearing registration C‑FGDU, to transport passengers without holding a licence issued in respect of that service, thereby violating paragraph 57(a) of the Canada Transportation Act.

On or about March 25, 2015, AXAIR Aviation Inc. operated an air service between Saint-Hyacinthe, Quebec, Bagotville, Quebec, Sept-Îles, Quebec, Rimouski, Quebec, and Saint-Hyacinthe, Quebec, in that order, using a Cessna model 421B aircraft bearing registration C-FGDU, to transport passengers without holding a licence issued in respect of that service, thereby violating paragraph 57(a) of the Canada Transportation Act.

October 2, 2015 Notice of violation

Results of an investigation conducted by a designated enforcement officer of the Canadian Transportation Agency indicate that Canadian North Inc. is in contravention of paragraph 18(c) of the Air Transportation Regulations. This contravention relates to Canadian North Inc. operating an international service with aircraft C-GPNL under the name (Celebrity X Cruises), which is other than that specified in the licence.

August 27, 2015 Formal warning

Results of a compliance verification conducted by a designated enforcement officer of the Canadian Transportation Agency indicate that Canadian North Inc. is in contravention of paragraph 135.8(1)(b) of the Air Transportation Regulations. This compliance verification relates to an e-mail advertisement dated August 11, 2015.

August 18, 2015 Formal warning

On or about November 24, 2014, D & D Aviation, LLC operated an air service between Salt Lake City, Utah, USA, and Toronto, Ontario, Canada using a Lear Jet 35A type aircraft bearing registration N452DA to transport passengers without holding a licence issued in respect of that service, thereby violating section 57(a) of the Canada Transportation Act.

On or about November 24, 2014, D & D Aviation, LLC operated an air service between Toronto, Ontario, Canada, and Salt Lake City, Utah, USA, using a Lear Jet 35A type aircraft bearing registration N452DA to transport passengers without holding a licence issued in respect of that service, thereby violating section 57(a) of the Canada Transportation Act..

On or about March 8, 2015, D & D Aviation, LLC operated an air service between Van Nuys, California, USA and Toronto, Ontario, Canada, using a Lear Jet 35A type aircraft bearing registration N452DA to transport passengers without holding a licence issued in respect of that service, thereby violating section 57(a) of the Canada Transportation Act.

August 10, 2015 Notice of violation

On or about August 13, 2014, EXXAERO B.V. operated an air service between Madrid, Spain (LEMD) and Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada (CYXE) using a Dassault Falcon900-B aircraft bearing registration PH-LAU, to transport passengers without holding a licence issued in respect of that service, thereby violating section 57(a) of the  Canada Transportation Act.

On or about August 14, 2014, EXXAERO B.V. operated an air service between Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada, and Sacramento, California (KSMF) using a Dassault Falcon 900-B aircraft bearing registration PH-LAU, to transport passengers without holding a licence issued in respect of that service, thereby violating section 57(a) of the Canada Transportation Act.

August 3, 2015 Notice of violation

Results of a compliance verification conducted by a designated enforcement officer of the Canadian transportation Agency indicate that SkyGreece Airlines S.A. is in contravention of subsections 135.8(2), 135.8(3) and section 135.92 of the Air Transportation Regulations. This compliance verification relates to the online booking system on the Web site skygreece.com.

July 7, 2015 Formal warning

Results of a compliance verification conducted by a designated enforcement officer of the Canadian Transportation Agency indicate that Sata Internacional – Serviços e Transportes Aéreos, S.A. is in contravention of paragraph 135.8(1)(a) of the Air Transportation Regulations. This compliance verification relates to an e-mail delivered promotional advertisement dated June 23, 2015.

July 7, 2015 Formal warning

Results of recent Periodic Facility Inspection conducted on March 9, 2015 by a designated enforcement officer of the Canadian Transportation Agency indicate that the Winnipeg Airports Authorities (Winnipeg Airport) is in contravention of sections 8 and 9 of the Personnel Training for the Assistance of Persons with Disabilities Regulations.

May 14, 2015 Formal warning

Results of an investigation conducted by a designated enforcement officer of the Canadian Transportation Agency (Agency) indicate that AXAIR Aviation Inc. is in contravention of section 59 of the Canada Transportation Act in that it publicly offered for sale a charter air service, in particular on its Web site www.axair.ca, without holding the required licence issued by the Agency.

May 11, 2015 Formal warning

On or about February 6, 2015, Air Canada violated paragraph 135.8(1)(a) of the Air Transportation Regulations by not providing the total price for an air service on the Web site newswire.ca.

May 6, 2015 Notice of violation

On or about July 29, 2014, SP Aviation, Inc. operated an air service between San Jose, California, USA (KSJC) and Victoria, British Columbia, Canada (CYYJ) and Vancouver, British Columbia (CYVR), Canada and Oakland, California, USA (KOAK) using a Learjet 55 type aircraft bearing registration N803GJ, to transport passengers, without holding a licence issued in respect of that service, thereby violating section 57(a) of the Canada Transportation Act.

On or about October 27, 2014, SP Aviation, Inc. operated an air service between Oakland, California, USA (KOAK) and Vancouver, British Columbia (CYVR), Canada using a Learjet 55 type aircraft bearing registration N801GJ, to transport passengers, without holding a licence issued in respect of that service, thereby violating section 57(a) of the Canada Transportation Act.

On or about December 29, 2014, SP Aviation, Inc. operated an air service between Oakland, California, USA (KOAK) and Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada (CYVR) and Las Vegas, Nevada, USA (KLAS) using a Gulfstream IV type aircraft bearing registration N495RS, to transport passengers, without holding a licence issued in respect of that service, thereby violating section 57(a) of the Canada Transportation Act.

On or about January 1, 2015, SP Aviation, Inc. operated an air service between Las Vegas, Nevada, USA (KLAS) and Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada (CYVR) and Oakland, California, USA (KOAK) using a Gulfstream IV type aircraft bearing registration N495RS, to transport passengers, without holding a licence issued in respect of that service, thereby violating section 57(a) of the Canada Transportation Act.

May 6, 2015 Notice of violation

Results of a compliance verification indicate that Amex Canada Inc. is in contravention of section 135.92 of the Air Transportation Regulations. This compliance verification relates to the online booking system found on the Web site travel.americanexpress.ca.

April 29, 2015 Formal warning

Results of a compliance verification indicate that Porter Airlines Inc. is in contravention of paragraph 135.8(1)(b) of the Air Transportation Regulations. This compliance verification relates to an advertisement posted on flyporter.com, theweathernetwork.com, and cnn.com websites on March 20, 2015.

March 23, 2015 Formal warning

Results of a compliance verification indicate that Airvacations Inc. is in contravention of paragraphs 135.8(1)(a) and 135.8(1)(b) of the Air Transportation Regulations. This compliance verification relates to an advertisement in the newspaper 24 Hours (Toronto edition).

March 23, 2015 Formal warning

On or about March 17, 2014, Wil-Be Services inc operated an air service between Levis (Quebec), Quebec (Quebec), Albany (New York, USA), Glen Falls (New York, USA), Quebec (Quebec) and Levis (Quebec), in that order, using a Beech B60 aircraft bearing registration C-GBDJ to transport passengers without holding a licence issued in respect of that service, thereby violating paragraph 57(a) of the Canada Transportation Act.

On or about March 27, 2014, Wil-Be Services inc operated an air service between Levis (Quebec), Val d'Or (Quebec) et Levis (Quebec), in that order, using a Beech B60 aircraft bearing registration C-GBDJ to transport passengers without holding a licence issued in respect of that service, thereby violating paragraph 57(a) of the Canada Transportation Act.

March 13, 2015 Notice of violation

Results of a compliance verification indicate that Qatar Airways (Q.C.S.C.) is in contravention of section 135.92 of the Air Transportation Regulations. This compliance verification relates to the Web site qatarairways.com.

January 28, 2015 Formal warning

On or about December 2, 2014, Touram Limited Partnership violated 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 Web site vacations.aircanada.com.

January 21, 2015 Notice of violation

Results of a compliance verification indicate that Peerless Travel Inc. is in contravention of paragraphs 135.8(1)(a) and 135.8(1)(b) of the Air Transportation Regulations. This compliance verification relates to an advertisement in the January 15th, 2015 edition of The Canadian Jewish News.

January 20, 2015 Formal warning

On or about April 27, 2014, Air Canada violated paragraph 135.8(1)(a) of the Air Transportation Regulations by not providing the total price for an air service on their online booking system found on the web site aircanada.com.

January 13, 2015 Notice of violation

Between January 24 and May 23, 2014, GRD Air Inc. operated an air service between the following points: Fredericton (New Brunswick, Canada), Yarmouth (Nova Scotia, Canada), Toronto (Ontario, Canada), and Saint-Léonard (New Brunswick, Canada) and White Plains (New York, USA), using a Cheyenne III - Piper – PA42 aircraft bearing registration C-GRDF, to transport passengers without holding a licence issued in respect of that service, thereby violating section 57(a) of the Canada Transportation Act.

January 8, 2015 Notice of violation

Results of an inspection indicate that Perimeter Aviation LP is in violation of subsection 67(3) of the Canada Transportation Act by applying fares, rates or charges that are not contained in its domestic tariff. The inspection also revealed a violation of subsection 74(2) of the Act by not complying with the terms and conditions of its non-scheduled international licence when operating a Canadian originating entity charter in aircraft with a MCTOW of 35,000 lbs without a program permit.

January 6, 2015 Formal warning

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