Notice to passengers travelling to or from Canada (Effective from 15 July 2019)

 

Last Updated:(United States)2019-11-06

 


The following notice on “Air Passenger Protection Regulations” was released by the Government of Canada in both English and French:

 

 

English

If you are denied boarding or if your baggage is lost or damaged, you may be entitled to certain standards of treatment and compensation under the Air Passenger Protection Regulations.

 

Air carriers also publish their tariffs on their websites. The tariffs set out terms and conditions of carriage that apply to your travel. You may view these documents online or ask your carrier for a copy.

 

For more information about your passenger rights, please contact your air carrier or visit the Canadian Transportation Agency's website.

 

French

Si l’embarquement vous est refusé, ou si vos bagages sont perdus ou endommagés, vous pourriez avoir droit au titre du Règlement sur la protection des passagers aériens, à certains avantages au titre des normes de traitement applicables et à une indemnité.

 

Les transporteurs aériens publient également leurs tarifs sur leurs sites Web. Il s’y trouve des conditions de transport importantes qui s’appliquent à votre voyage. Vous pouvez consulter ces documents en ligne ou en demander une copie à votre transporteur.

 

Pour de plus amples renseignements sur vos droits, veuillez communiquer avec votre transporteur aérien ou visiter le site Web de l'Office des transports du Canada.

 

 

Further, the following texts will be incorporated in the company’s International Passenger Rules and Fares Tariff effective from 15 July 2019:-

 

“The obligations of the carrier under the Air Passenger Protection Regulations (APPR) form part of the tariff and supersede any incompatible or inconsistent term and condition of carriage set out in the tariff to the extent of such inconsistency or incompatibility, but do not relieve the carrier from applying terms and conditions of carriage that are more favourable to the passenger than the obligations set out in the APPR.”

 

For more information on the treatment of passengers and minimum compensation owed by the carrier and the recourse against the carrier available to passengers, please refer to the official website of the Air Passenger Protection Regulations at https://otc-cta.gc.ca/eng/communicating-key-information-passengers-a-guide

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