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Transportation Information Regulations (SOR/96-334)

Regulations are current to 2019-06-20 and last amended on 2017-06-09. Previous Versions

AMENDMENTS NOT IN FORCE

  • — SOR/2019-166, s. 1

      • 1 (1) Subsection 3(1) of the Transportation Information RegulationsFootnote 1 is amended by adding the following in alphabetical order:

        large air carrier

        large air carrier means an air carrier that operates a charter service or a scheduled service that has transported a worldwide total of two million passengers or more during each of the two preceding calendar years. (grand transporteur aérien)

        small air carrier

        small air carrier means an air carrier other than a large air carrier that operates a charter service or a scheduled service with at least one aircraft equipped for the carriage of passengers with a certificated maximum carrying capacity of 70 passengers or more. (petit transporteur aérien)

      • (2) Section 3 of the Regulations is amended by adding the following after subsection (2):

        • (3) For the purposes of the definition large air carrier, the number of passengers transported includes passengers transported on flights operated by a regional operator on the air carrier’s behalf.

        • (4) For the purposes of the definition small air carrier, aircraft that are used solely for charter services are not included if the block of seats of the aircraft that is reserved is not resold to the public.

  • — SOR/2019-166, s. 2

    • 2 The Regulations are amended by adding the following after section 7.1:

        • 7.2 (1) Subject to subsection (6), a large air carrier must provide to the Minister on a monthly basis the following information for each passenger flight it operates, including flights operated by a regional operator on its behalf and cancelled flights, that originates in or is destined for an aerodrome in Canada:

          • (a) the aircraft’s registration mark;

          • (b) the flight number;

          • (c) the aerodromes of origin and destination;

          • (d) the marketing air carrier and operating air carrier codes;

          • (e) the scheduled date and time of departure and arrival at the gate;

          • (f) the actual date and time of departure and arrival at the gate;

          • (g) the date and time of take-off and landing;

          • (h) the delay in number of minutes, by cause, if applicable;

          • (i) an indication of whether passengers were provided with the opportunity to disembark, if a flight is delayed on the tarmac at an airport in Canada for more than three hours after the doors of the aircraft are closed for take-off or after the flight has landed;

          • (j) an indication of whether the flight was cancelled and the cause; and

          • (k) an indication of whether the flight was diverted.

        • (2) Subject to subsection (6), a large air carrier must provide to the Minister on a monthly basis and aggregated by flight segment, the following information in respect of passenger flights it operates, including flights operated by a regional operator on its behalf and cancelled flights, that originate in or are destined for an aerodrome in Canada:

          • (a) in the case of denial of boarding within the meaning of the Air Passenger Protection Regulations,

            • (i) the number of passengers who were denied boarding,

            • (ii) the number of passengers who gave up their seat on an involuntary basis,

            • (iii) the number of passengers who gave up their seat on a voluntary basis,

            • (iv) the number of passengers boarded, and

            • (v) the reason for the denial of boarding;

          • (b) the number of pieces of checked baggage;

          • (c) the number of pieces of checked baggage that have been lost for more than 21 days;

          • (d) the number of pieces of damaged checked baggage; and

          • (e) the number of complaints received and recorded by the air carrier in respect of

            • (i) the assignment of seats to children under the age of 14 years,

            • (ii) the transportation of musical instruments, and

            • (iii) the provision of information to passengers in a timely manner, in the case of a flight delay or flight cancellation.

        • (3) A small air carrier must provide to the Minister on a quarterly basis and aggregated by flight segment, the following information in respect of passenger flights it operates, including flights operated by a regional operator on its behalf and cancelled flights, that originate in or are destined for an aerodrome in Canada:

          • (a) the number of flights;

          • (b) the marketing air carrier and operating air carrier codes;

          • (c) the number of flights, as applicable

            • (i) cancelled, by cause,

            • (ii) delayed, by cause, and

            • (iii) delayed on the tarmac at an airport in Canada for more than three hours after the doors of the aircraft are closed for take-off or after the flight has landed;

          • (d) in the case of denial of boarding within the meaning of the Air Passenger Protection Regulations,

            • (i) the number of passengers who were denied boarding,

            • (ii) the number of passengers who gave up their seat on an involuntary basis,

            • (iii) the number of passengers who gave up their seat on a voluntary basis,

            • (iv) the number of passengers boarded, and

            • (v) the reason for the denial of boarding; and

          • (e) the number of complaints received and recorded by the air carrier in respect of

            • (i) the assignment of seats to children under the age of 14 years,

            • (ii) the transportation of musical instruments, and

            • (iii) the provision of information to passengers in a timely manner, in the case of a flight delay or flight cancellation.

        • (4) A small air carrier must provide to the Minister on a quarterly basis and aggregated by arrival aerodrome, the following information in respect of passenger flights it operates, including flights operated by a regional operator on its behalf and cancelled flights, that originate in or are destined for an aerodrome in Canada:

          • (a) the number of pieces of checked baggage;

          • (b) the number of pieces of lost checked baggage that have been lost for more than 21 days; and

          • (c) the number of pieces of damaged checked baggage.

        • (5) The information required by subsections (1) to (4) must be provided using Transport Canada’s Electronic Collection of Air Transportation Statistics program within 30 days after the last day of the reporting period.

        • (6) A large air carrier must provide the information required by subsections (1) and (2) for the 90-day period beginning on the day on which this section comes into force, within 30 days after the last day of that period.

      • 7.3 Section 7.2 does not apply in respect of a charter service operated by an air carrier if the block of seats of an aircraft that is reserved is not resold to the public.

  • — SOR/2019-166, s. 3

    • 3 The Regulations are amended by adding the following after section 22.1:

        • 22.2 (1) Subject to subsection (3), NAV CANADA must provide to the Minister the following information for each aircraft movement at an aerodrome, on a monthly basis:

          • (a) the name of the aerodrome where the movement took place;

          • (b) the date and time of the departure or arrival;

          • (c) the flight number or, if there is no flight number, the registration mark of the aircraft;

          • (d) the code, if any, assigned to the aircraft’s operator by the International Civil Aviation Organization;

          • (e) the aircraft’s model;

          • (f) the aerodrome that the flight is arriving from or departing for;

          • (g) an indication of whether the aircraft is taking off or landing;

          • (h) the runway used; and

          • (i) an indication of whether the movement was conducted by visual flight rules or instrument flight rules.

        • (2) The information required by subsection (1) must be provided using Transport Canada’s Electronic Collection of Air Transportation Statistics program within 30 days after the last day of the reporting period.

        • (3) NAV CANADA must provide the information required by subsection (1) for the 90-day period beginning on the day on which this section comes into force, within 30 days after the last day of that period.

  • — SOR/2019-166, s. 4

    • 4 The Regulations are amended by adding the following after section 41:

      [42 to 49 reserved]

      PART XIICanadian Air Transport Security Authority

      Information

        • 50 (1) Subject to subsection (3), the Canadian Air Transport Security Authority must provide to the Minister the following information for each passenger screening checkpoint at an airport where boarding pass scanning technology is available, for each 15-minute period, on a monthly basis:

          • (a) the airport’s International Air Transport Association (IATA) airport code;

          • (b) the name of the passenger screening checkpoint and whether the screening checkpoint is designated for domestic flights, flights to the United States or other international flights;

          • (c) the date;

          • (d) the start and end time of the 15-minute period;

          • (e) the average wait time for a passenger to reach the passenger screening checkpoint;

          • (f) the greatest number of lanes used to screen passengers; and

          • (g) the number of passengers screened.

        • (2) The information required by subsection (1) must be provided using Transport Canada’s Electronic Collection of Air Transportation Statistics program within 30 days after the last day of the reporting period.

        • (3) The Canadian Air Transport Security Authority must provide the information required by subsection (1) for the 90-day period beginning on the day on which this section comes into force, within 30 days after the last day of that period.

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