Determination No. A-2018-156

July 3, 2018

APPLICATION by WestJet (applicant) pursuant to subsection 69(1) of the Canada Transportation Act, S.C., 1996, c. 10, as amended (CTA).

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The applicant has applied to the Canadian Transportation Agency (Agency) for a licence to operate, through code sharing, a scheduled international service, large aircraft, in accordance with the Agreement between the Government of Canada and the Government of Australia relating to Air Services, signed on July 5, 1988 (Agreement).

The Agency is satisfied that the applicant meets all the applicable requirements of subsection 69(1) of the CTA. The Agency also finds that the pertinent terms and conditions of the Agreement have been complied with.

Accordingly, the Agency issues the licence.

Pursuant to subsection 71(1) of the CTA, the licence is subject to the conditions prescribed by the Air Transportation Regulations, SOR/88-58, as amended, and the following conditions:

  1. The Licensee is authorized to operate, through code sharing, a scheduled international service on the route(s) set out in the Agreement.
  2. The scheduled international service is to be conducted in accordance with the Agreement and any applicable arrangements agreed to between Canada and Australia.


Scott Streiner
Elizabeth C. Barker
J. Mark MacKeigan
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