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Misbehaviour on Sunwings - Expensive Party

Old 7th Jan 2022, 23:13
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CBC News article today:

http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/montre...utor-1.6307634
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Old 13th Jan 2022, 21:20
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"Sicotte identifies as a pilot in her Instagram bio. The Journal has reported that she's currently studying aviation."


The Woman Seen Vaping On The Sunwing Flight Apologized & Said She's Getting Death Threats

https://www.mtlblog.com/the-woman-se...-death-threats


Nouvelles TVA quotes her:

"L’enquête chez Transports Canada est lancée et j’assumerai les conséquences s’il y a lieu. La vérité de ce qui s’est vraiment passé sur cet avion sortira un jour ou l’autre», dit-elle."

https://www.tvanouvelles.ca/2022/01/...te-des-excuses
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Old 8th Mar 2022, 23:32
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expensive party

https://globalnews.ca/news/8666998/i...ng-fine-covid/

Expensive party, excuse if it is already a thread alaon

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Old 9th Mar 2022, 03:37
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One month after the infamous incident, organizer James William Awad told reporters that he plans to sue Sunwing over the incident.He claimed airlines “abandoned” 154 Canadians down south “without knowing if they could afford another night in a hotel, without knowing if they could afford food the next day, without any option to return to Canada.”

“Right now we’re working on taking legal action against Sunwing,” Awad said during a news conference in Montreal.
Cry me a river, engaging in behavior not knowing if can afford the consequences seems to a a lesson you might learn.
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Old 9th Mar 2022, 06:26
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Merged with the original thread.

Just to add a little context, I seem to recall that some of the partiers are/were aviation students, who really should have known better!
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Old 10th Mar 2022, 02:56
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Discussed ….the “Lady” shown as vaping ect. Was not, as initially reported, the young pilot who had won a ticket and had no idea what was going to happen.
That was the last I heard.
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Old 20th Mar 2022, 21:45
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....Because the bizjet is privately owned, and not being flown for hire. And, the vodka is being provided by the owner of the plane, and served under supervision - right? Even on a privately owned plane, drinking your own alcohol on board is not legal, and has not been since any of us were twenty - in my country anyway...
Not sure if different in Canada, but the US regulation is often misquoted, have heard it on most US carriers done incorrectly by the FAs. It is perfectly legal to drink your own alcohol, as long as it SERVED by the FAs.

§ 121.575 Alcoholic beverages.(a) No person may drink any alcoholic beverage aboard an aircraft unless the certificate holder operating the aircraft has served that beverage to him.
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Old 22nd Mar 2022, 00:06
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more fines

https://montreal.ctvnews.ca/six-more...nada-1.5828033


Canada's transportation authority has laid more fines against passengers on the infamous Sunwing flight from Montreal to Cancun last December that made international headlines and was butt of a late-night talk show joke.

Transport Canada said its ongoing investigation has resulted in six more passengers being fined "who were not fully vaccinated for their flight or who did not wear a mask on board."

"These penalties could reach a maximum of $5,000 each. More are expected," the regulator said in a tweet on Monday.

That brings the total number of fines to 12 since the investigation started in early January. Around that time when the Omicron variant was surging, videos surfaced on social media showing social media influencers and Quebec celebrities on the plane not wearing masks, partying in the aisle, and openly drinking alcohol. At least one passenger filmed herself smoking an e-cigarette during the flight.



The notorious flight posed a real danger, according to aviation experts. The organizer of the trip, James William Awad, accused Sunwing of allowing the partying to happen and said the crew supplied the passengers with the alcohol they were drinking.

The Transport Canada fines are in addition to the alleged infractions cited by Health Canada, which referred them to Quebec's prosecutor for review. Those cases were not in relation to activity on the plane, rather they were related to potential violations of COVID-19 rules around quarantine, testing and other travel restrictions.

More fines are expected to be administered in the future.

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Large parts of Canada are so beautiful - (and NZ, Aus and so on).

How do such beautiful countries produce these morons?

Shame they can't be sentenced to a couple of years in Afghanistan.
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Every country has its 5% undesirables. Some countries have a higher ratio. snort
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Old 24th Mar 2022, 13:55
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Personally, I will not be satisfied until some get jail time.
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Old 24th Mar 2022, 18:50
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Originally Posted by Ancient Observer View Post
Large parts of Canada are so beautiful - (and NZ, Aus and so on).

How do such beautiful countries produce these morons?

Shame they can't be sentenced to a couple of years in Afghanistan.
Those were not people. They were 'influencers.' A completely different species.
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Old 26th Mar 2022, 12:58
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Influencers vs people.

They still need a couple of years in Afghanistan
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