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Air Canada Receives Licence To Operate Nigeria Route On Code-Share Basis

Air Canada also carrying on business as Air Canada rouge (applicant) has applied to the Canadian Transportation Agency (Agency) for a licence to operate, through code sharing, a scheduled international service, large aircraft, in accordance with the Arrangement between the Government of Canada and the Government of the Federal Republic of Nigeria set out in an Agreed Minute signed on November 19, 2014 (Arrangement).

Air Canada is the flag carrier and largest airline of Canada. The airline, founded in 1937, provides scheduled and charter air transport for passengers and cargo to 178 destinations worldwide. Photo Credit:

The Agency is satisfied that the applicant meets all the applicable requirements of subsection 69(1) of the Canada Transportation Act (CTA). The Agency also finds that the pertinent terms and conditions of the Arrangement have been complied with.

Accordingly, the Agency issues the licence.

Pursuant to subsection 71(1) of the CTA, the licence is subject to the conditions prescribed by the Air Transportation Regulations, SOR/88-58, as amended, and the following conditions:

  1. The Licensee is authorized to operate, through code sharing, a scheduled international service on the route(s) set out in the Arrangement.
  2. The scheduled international service is to be conducted in accordance with the Arrangement and any applicable arrangements agreed to between Canada and Nigeria.


Source: Canadian Transportation Agency

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