Canadians Are Getting Fined For Not Wearing Masks On Planes & Most Are On 1 Airline
Some passengers received fines of up to $2,000. 😬💰
Passengers who are refusing tohave been slapped with fines and warning letters by Transport Canada, recently.
According to new data from the government agency, as obtained by CBC News, one airline has been affected most significantly by those who won’t use a face covering.
Of the incidents involved one airline
Of the 72 incidents that resulted in either a fine or a letter from Transport Canada, 50 were on aflight.
In addition, of the nine fines that have been handed out since June, eight were passengers travelling on the Calgary-based airline.
Comparatively, 12have been sent to Air Canada passengers, while two have been sent to Jazz and Air Transat travellers.
One passenger from Air North, Calm Air, Flair, KLM and Swoop have each received a formal warning notice.
According to Transport Canada, who originally issued thein April, the fine amount varies.
Two people received a penalty of between $100 and $500, while five others werebetween $501 and $1,000.
At the top end of the spectrum, two travellers were charged fines from $1,001 to $1,500 and from $1,501 to $2,000.
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