Airlines Division

The Airlines Division role within Transport Canada is to certify, ensure program approvals and provide safety oversight of Canada’s major scheduled and charter airlines.

In partnership with our enterprises, the objectives of the Airlines Division is to ensure the safety and trust of the traveling public, through proactive risk management, the promotion of Safety Management Systems and the guardianship of the aeronautical laws of Canada. Our mandate is accomplished through service, validation and assessment activities.

The Division’s Cabin Safety &AOHS, Flight Operations, Maintenance and Dangerous Goods specialists conduct their work out of six bases, located in Calgary, Montreal, Toronto, Ottawa, Halifax and Vancouver. Furthermore, the Airlines Division is responsible for the National Simulator Program.

Ottawa serves as the functional Headquarters of the Division.

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