Ottawa Expands Air Passenger Rights as Airlines Push Back Bumped Travellers to get up to $2,400, Those with Lost or Damaged Luggage up to $2,100

Image. An Air Canada airliner sits on the tarmac with a bright red maple leaf emblazoned on its tail.

Christopher Reynolds The Canadian Press The Toronto Star July 16, 2019 MONTREAL – Transport Minister Marc Garneau said he was “surprised” and “disappointed” by legal action from Canadian airlines to quash new rules to beef up compensation for passengers subjected to delayed flights and damaged luggage. “We feel that we… Read more“Ottawa Expands Air Passenger Rights as Airlines Push Back Bumped Travellers to get up to $2,400, Those with Lost or Damaged Luggage up to $2,100”

Canadian Airlines Ask Appeal Court to Quash New Passenger Rights Rules

Passengers wait to check-in at Trudeau Airport on July 19, 2017 in Montreal.

Canadian airlines are among hundreds of carriers asking the Federal Court of Appeal to quash new rules that beef up compensation for passengers subjected to delayed flights and damaged luggage. Air Canada and Porter Airlines Inc., along with 17 other applicants that include the International Air Transport Association — which… Read more“Canadian Airlines Ask Appeal Court to Quash New Passenger Rights Rules”