CTA Orders Air Transit To Pay For Hours Long Delay On Tarmac

Air Transat has been ordered to cover out-of-pocket expenses for passengers who were forced to sit on two planes for hours this past summer at the Ottawa airport.

The Canadian Transportation Agency rejects the airline’s claim that the airport authority was partly responsible.

Two flights, one from Rome, the other from Brussels, sat on the tarmac for almost five and six hours, respectively — one of which lost power and air conditioning.

In earlier hearings, passengers described a child throwing up on board one plane and ultimately a 9-1-1 call from a passenger on the Brussels flight that brought police.

Air Transat has not commented.

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