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CTA Decision Commentary: They said what?

On January 31, 2014 the Canadian Transportation Agency released a lengthy decision addressing certain of Porter Airlines’ tariff provisions (Decision No. 31-C-A-2014). In the course of the decision, the Agency made a number of findings, some more supportable than others. However one finding is particularly problematic and warrants comment. While considering Porter’s tariff provisions addressing […]

Height not a Disability says Canadian Transportation Agency

The Canadian Transportation Agency (“CTA”) released a decision on January 3, 2012 dismissing a complaint by an airline passenger seeking to establish that he was disabled due to his height. The passenger, Malcolm Johnson, is 202 cm or about 6 feet 7 and ½ inches tall. He asked the CTA to order Air Canada to […]