Enforcement actions taken by the CTA’s enforcement officers

Statistics

 

  2019-2020
(year to date)
2018-2019 2017-2018 2016-2017 2015-2016 2014-2015 2013-2014
Monetary penalties 2 16 28 15 10 19 29
Formal warnings 7 63 56 43 43 73 115
Total amount of penalties $754,500 $185,000 $550,750 $116,250 $103,500 $177,750 $495,000

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 penalties 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 41 - 50 of 370 actions.
Carrier Contravention Date of Issuance Penalty
Aerotaxi DVZ SA DE CV

1. On or about March 17, 2018, Aero Taxi DVZ, S.A. de C.V. operated an air service between Toluca, Mexico (TLC) and Kamloops, British Columbia (YKA) using a Hawker Beechcraft 850XP bearing registration XA-OLA to transport passengers without holding a licence issued in respect of that service, thereby violating Paragraph 57(a) of the Canada Transportation Act, S.C.,1996, c. 10

2. On or about March 24, 2018, Aero Taxi DVZ, S.A. de C.V. operated an air service between Kamloops, British Columbia (YKA) and Nassau, Bahamas (NAS) using a Hawker Beechcraft 850XP bearing registration XA-OLA to transport passengers without holding a licence issued in respect of that service, thereby violating Paragraph 57(a) of the Canada Transportation Act, S.C.,1996, c. 10

2018-08-15 Monetary penalty
$7,000
Westcoast Wild Adventures Ltd.

Results of a recent periodic carrier inspection conducted on August 3, 2018 by a designated enforcement officer of the Canadian Transportation Agency indicate that Westcoast Wild Adventures Ltd. is in contravention of subsection 67(3) of the Canada Transportation Act by imposing fares not set out in a published and effective tariff.

2018-08-10 Formal warning
Tofino/Long Beach Airport

Results of a recent periodic facility inspection conducted on August 3, 2018 by a designated enforcement officer of the Canadian Transportation Agency indicate that the Tofino/Long Beach Airport is in contravention of sections 4, 5, 7, 8 and 11 of the Personnel Training for the Assistance of Persons with Disabilities Regulations.

2018-08-10 Formal warning
Flair Airlines Ltd.

(B) On or about May 17, 2018 Flair Airlines Ltd. violated:

- Paragraph 135.8(1)(b) of the ATR by advertising an air service on its website flairair.ca and its Facebook account and not setting out the point of origin and point of destination of the air service

2018-08-09 Monetary penalty
$12,500
Kootenay Lake Aviation Inc.

Results of a recent periodic carrier inspection conducted on July 24, 2018 by a designated enforcement officer of the Canadian Transportation Agency indicate that Kootenay Lake Aviation Inc., in Nelson, BC, is in contravention of paragraph 67(1)(a) of the Canada Transportation Act.

2018-08-09 Formal warning
Clarenville Aviation Limited

Results of a recent periodic carrier inspection conducted on May 3, 2018 by a designated enforcement officer of the Canadian Transportation Agency indicate that Clarenville Aviation Limited is in contravention of subsection 67(3) of the Canada Transportation Act by imposing fares not set out in a published and effective tariff.

2018-08-09 Formal warning
Tofino Air Lines Ltd.

Results of a recent periodic carrier inspection conducted on August 2, 2018 by a designated enforcement officer of the Canadian Transportation Agency indicate that Tofino Air Lines Ltd. is in contravention of subsection 67(3) and paragraph 67(1)(a) of the Canada Transportation Act.

2018-08-09 Formal warning
Atleo River Air Service Ltd.

Results of a recent periodic carrier inspection conducted on August 2, 2018 by a designated enforcement officer of the Canadian Transportation Agency indicate that Atleo River Air Service Ltd. is in contravention of subsection 67(3) of the Canada Transportation Act by imposing fares not set out in a published and effective tariff.

2018-08-07 Formal warning
OpenSkies

(A) On or about June 13, 2018 OpenSkies violated:

- Paragraph 135.8(1)(b) of the ATR by advertising an air service on the website flylevel.com by not setting out whether the service was one way or return.

2018-08-07 Monetary penalty
$5,000
Iqaluit Airport

A) On or about February 28, 2018, the Iqaluit Airport failed to ensure that all their employees and contractors who are required by the Personnel Training for the Assistance of Persons with Disabilities Regulations to receive training complete their initial training within 60 days after the commencement of their duties thereby violating section 8 of the Personnel Training for the Assistance of Persons with Disabilities Regulations (PTR).

(B) On or February 28, 2018, the Iqaluit Airport failed to ensure that all their employees and contractors receive periodic refresher training sessions appropriate to the requirements of their function, thereby violating section 9 of the Personnel Training for the Assistance of Persons with Disabilities Regulations (PTR).

2018-08-02 Monetary penalty
$5,000