CBC Piece About Canadian Air Travel Advocate

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A LoyaltyLobby reader sent me a link (just before Christmas) for a CBC story about Halifax based air travel advocate that has taken numerous airlines to court in Canada.

Gabor Lukacs has sued airlines and the Canadian agency that is supposed to regulate them (surprisingly!) and based on the CBC piece has won most of the case.

You can access the CBC web page for this piece here.


It never ceases to amaze me how many people are not aware of their rights when it comes to airline related delays, cancellations, delayed and lost luggage, and everything else in between. It always pays to be (pun intended) an informed traveler.

Sometimes these agencies that are supposed to oversee airlines are not really doing their job as it appears to have been the case in Canada. Have to give this guy a credit for taking his time to help Canadian air travelers.

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  • J. Grant

    Thanks for posting this. I can’t say that I’m aware of my rights, but I have a somewhat general ideas as to what kinds of things warrant compensation. I’m sure there are many people out there completely unaware of their rights. Any tips for those that aren’t aware? (Have you written and/or posted about this already?)

  • karl

    Not the most useful or informative post. How about finding something out about 2017 IHG Royal Ambassador requirements and whether current RA’S will be renewed?

  • Malcolm

    Travel rights in Canada are lagging behind the US. Example: In Canada there is a $2,000 limit on lost bags. The US allows US$ 3,500,
    More than double what is allowed here.