Important Notice from the CTA on the Flair determination

Flair has submitted its response to the preliminary determination issued by the Agency on March 3, 2022. The Agency is in the process of reviewing it.

The Panel will consider all evidence and if it determines at the end of the process that Flair is not Canadian, Flair's licences would be suspended.

On June 1st 2022, the Agency will issue a final public determination with reasons and conclusions.

The Agency does not comment on its determinations as they speak for themselves.

Please consult the reference material below for additional information. 

Reference material

News item - 2022-03-03 - The Canadian Transportation Agency issues preliminary determination on whether Flair is Canadian

Canada Transportation Act, SC 1996, c 10.


The Agency is responsible for ensuring all air carriers licensed to provide domestic air services meet the Canadian ownership requirements set out in the Act. These requirements state that air service licensees must be owned and controlled "in fact" by Canadians. The Agency uses business and other information to determine whether a licence holder or applicant is "in fact" Canadian.

For more information, consult the CTA's Guide to Canadian Ownership and Control in Fact for Air Transportation and frequently asked questions on air licencing.

Date modified: