Order No. 2018-A-153
APPLICATION by Air India Limited (Licensee) for an exemption from subsection 84(2) of the Canada Transportation Act, S.C., 1996, c. 10, as amended (CTA).
The Licensee is licensed to operate a scheduled international service in accordance with the Agreement between the Government of Canada and the Government of India on Air Transport signed on July 20, 1982.
Pursuant to subsection 84(2) of the CTA, the Licensee must appoint an agent who has a place of business in Canada, and, in writing, provide the Canadian Transportation Agency (Agency) with the agent's name and address.
The Licensee submits that while it closed its office in Canada on August 31, 2018, it has other offices located in New York, New York, United States of America, and Chicago, Illinois, United States of America, which will represent it and serve as a point of contact for all Agency matters.
The Agency has considered the information filed by the Licensee to substantiate an exemption from subsection 84(2) of the CTA and, pursuant to paragraph 80(1)(c) of the CTA, exempts the Licensee from that provision.