Statistical Data

Pages 25 to 31 contain data tables, based on the Tribunal's new requests received during 2008-2009 and files carried over from 2007-2008.

The tables are separated into various interests.

  • Comparison of files worked on for the past five fiscal years
  • Hearing results by region and disposition

The tables are presented under various categories and regions.

  • Suspensions
  • Cancellations
  • Fines
  • Refusal to issue or amend
  • Medicals
  • Rail orders

Suspensions

– AME*
– AMO**
– CCP****
– operator certificate
– operator security
– personnel security
– pilot competence
– pilot enforcement
– pilot instrument rating
– pilot proficiency check

Cancellations

– AME
– certificate of airworthiness
– operator
– personnel security
– pilot

Fines

– AME
– AMO
– ATC***
– aircraft owner
– operator security
– operator
– personnel security
– pilot

Refusal to Issue

– AME
– medical certificate
– pilot and others

Medicals

– ATC
– pilot

* AME: aircraft maintenance engineer
** AMO: approved maintenance organization
*** ATC: air traffic controller
**** CCP: company check pilot authority

Figure 4: Total Cases by Category

Category Pacific Prairie and Northern Ontario Quebec Atlantic HQ Totals %
Medicals
Aviation 15 5 17 19 3 1 61 28
Marine 1 0 0 0 0 0
Suspensions
Aviation 10 15 10 6 2 2 45 21
Fines
Aviation 4 46 6 10 2 3 87 40
Marine 0 0 4 1 8 0
Canadian Transportation Agency 0 0 0 0 0 3
Cancellations
Aviation 0 1 0 4 0 0 5 2
Refusals to issue
Aviation 3 4 3 5 0 0 15 7
Refusals to remove a notation
Aviation 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 1
Rail orders
Rail 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1
Totals 33 71 40 45 16 11 216  
% 15 33 19 21 7 5   100

Figure 5: Reviews and Appeals Concluded with a Hearing

Hearing Level Pacific Prairie and Northern Ontario Quebec Atlantic HQ Totals %
Reviews
Aviation 2 8 4 7 2 5 30 79
Marine 0 0 0 0 2 0
Appeals
Aviation 2 3 0 3 0 0 8 21
Totals 4 11 4 10 4 5 38  
% 100

Figure 5: Reviews and Appeals Concluded with a Hearing

Figure 6: Hearings by Category

Category Pacific Prairie and Northern Ontario Quebec Atlantic HQ Totals
Medicals
Aviation 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Suspensions
Aviation 3 1 3 1 2 2 12
Fines
Aviation 0 10 0 3 0 3 18
Marine 0 0 0 0 2 0
Cancellations
Aviation 0 0 0 3 0 0 3
Refusals to issue
Aviation 0 0 1 3 0 0 4
Totals 4 11 4 10 4 5 38

Figure 5: Reviews and Appeals Concluded with a Hearing

Figure 7: Hearing Results by Disposition

Suspensions (Aviation)

Disposition Pacific Prairie and Northern Ontario Quebec Atlantic HQ Totals
Referred back to the Minister 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
Minister's allegation dismissed 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Minister's decision confirmed 1 0 1 1 0 0 3
Awaiting decision 1 0 2 0 0 2 5
Request for review hearing withdrawn 0 0 0 0 2 0 2
Totals 3 1 3 1 2 2 12

Fines (Aviation and Marine)

Disposition Pacific Prairie and Northern Ontario Quebec Atlantic HQ Totals
Minister's allegation upheld 0 2 0 0 0 0 2
Minister's allegation dismissed 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
Notice withdrawn by the Minister 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
Appeal dismissed; sanction confirmed 0 1 0 1 0 0 2
Appeal dismissed; sanction reduced 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
Appeal allowed; sanction reinstated 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
Appeal withdrawn at hearing 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
Awaiting decisions: Aviation 0 4 0 0 0 3 7
Awaiting decisions: Marine 0 0 0 0 2 0 2
Totals 0 10 0 3 2 3 18

Medicals (Aviation)

Disposition Pacific Prairie and Northern Ontario Quebec Atlantic HQ Totals
Appeal dismissed 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Totals 1 0 0 0 0 0 1

Refusal to Issue (Aviation)

Disposition Pacific Prairie and Northern Ontario Quebec Atlantic HQ Totals
Minister's decision confirmed 0 0 0 2 0 0 2
Awaiting decision 0 0 1 1 0 0 2
Totals 0 0 1 3 0 0 4

Cancellations (Aviation)

Disposition Pacific Prairie and Northern Ontario Quebec Atlantic HQ Totals
Minister's decision confirmed 0 0 0 3 0 0 3
Totals 0 0 0 3 0 0 3

Figure 8: Comparison of Cases Worked on for the Past Five Years

Region 2008-2009 2007-2008 2006-2007 2005-2006 2004-2005
Pacific 33 43 48 57 35
Prairie and Northern 71 82 50 64 69
Ontario 40 42 46 92 106
Quebec 45 59 44 43 43
Atlantic 16 20 11 11 11
HQ 11 12 12 5 5
Totals 216 258 211 272 269

Since its inception in 1986, the Tribunal has registered 6 295 case files.

Figure 9: Total Case Files since 1986

Summary Pacific Prairie and Northern Ontario Quebec Atlantic HQ Totals
Total hearings 176 619 332 378 138 27 1 670
% 10 37 20 23 8 2 100

Of the 1 670 cases concluded with a hearing, 1 339 were reviews (80%) and 331 were appeals (20%).

Figure 10: Total Cases Concluded with a Hearing by Region since 1986

Summary Pacific Prairie and Northern Ontario Quebec Atlantic HQ Totals
Total case files 758 1 914 1 618 1 381 479 145 6 295
% 12 30 26 22 8 2 100

Figure 11: Caseload for the Past Five Years

  2008-2009 2007-2008 2006-2007 2005-2006 2004-2005
New requests 112 141 89 128 151
Settled without a hearing 75 125 52 113 94
Review hearings 30 29 28 49 33
Appeal hearings 8 8 11 14 12

Figure 11: Caseload for the Past Five Years