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Air Canada mobile app breach strikes up to 20,000 customers

August 29, 2018 The Canadian Press

MONTREAL – Air Canada says 20,000 customers may have had their personal information improperly accessed due to a breach in its mobile app, prompting a lock-down on all 1.7 million accounts until consumers change their passwords. The airline says it

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Analyzing near misses can help with capacity management, capital calibration: RMS, Lloyd’s

October 23, 2017 by Canadian Underwriter

Insurers and reinsurers can benefit by considering how near misses – such as an incident three months ago when an Air Canada Airbus A320 nearly landed on a taxiway with four passenger jets – might have become major disasters, Risk

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Proposed new pilot rest regulations published for public comment until Sept. 29

July 12, 2017 by Canadian Underwriter

Canada’s aviation regulator is proposing new regulations that would reduce the maximum number of hours that pilots would be allowed to be on flight duty and mandate a “holistic risk management approach” in some cases, to addressing the problem of

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Lack of standard air traffic control phraseology leads to runway incursion risk: TSB

May 25, 2017 by Canadian Underwriter

A misinterpretation of an instruction from a ground controller, on the part of air crew on an Embraer 190, was one cause of a runway incursion in Toronto that forced an approaching Airbus 320 to pull up and go around,

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Child restraint systems in commercial aviation should be mandatory: TSB

May 19, 2017 by Canadian Underwriter

The use of child restraint systems should be mandatory on commercial aircraft in Canada, the Transportation Safety Board of Canada reiterated Thursday in a report on an accident that injured 25. No child restraint systems were used (nor were they

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Transportation Safety Board reiterates warning of risk of unstable aircraft approaches

January 10, 2017 by Canadian Underwriter

Unstable approaches of airplanes before landing at airports was a factor in two investigation reports released this week by the Transportation Safety Board of Canada. TSB – which is independent of Transport Canada – released Tuesday an investigation report into

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Transport Canada challenges certification of class action lawsuit arising from Halifax Airbus 320 crash

December 12, 2016 THE CANADIAN PRESS

HALIFAX – Lawyers for Transport Canada are in a Halifax courtroom today challenging the certification of a class action lawsuit filed on behalf of the 133 passengers aboard an Air Canada jet that crashed at the Halifax airport in March