The government's new regulations will make things worse for Canadian air passengers.
The new regulations are too little, too late. Canada misses an opportunity, and remains at the back of the pack.
Canadian Transportation Agency member who adjudicates disputes between passengers and airlines is married to a prominent lawyer for IATA.
Airlines must pay up to CAD$2,100 per passenger.
Airlines must pay up to CAD$8,500 per passenger.
But it is an opportunity for Canadians to put their protest on public record.
Canada's outdated duty regulations allow airlines to schedule pilots for up to 14 continuous hours. Will new rules fix the problem?
Passengers whose flights are cancelled by WestJet due to a pilots strike are owed more than a mere refund of their airfares.