Paul Chasson, The Canadian Press
Air Transat's president has taken aim at the Liberal government's proposed passenger bill of rights, writing that the legislation may unfairly punish airlines for delays that spiral out of control.
Jean-Francois Lemay made the comment in a response last week to the Canadian Transportation Agency about an incident July 31 in which two Air Transat planes sat for hours on an Ottawa tarmac.
The agency said Wednesday that it plans to hold a public hearing at the end of this month about the incident, noting in a release that broader talks about how the airline industry must respond to tarmac delays will be dealt with after Parliament approves the Liberal bill. READ FULL STORY