Canadian Transportation Agency

The Canadian Transportation Agency (CTA) is an independent, quasi-judicial tribunal and economic regulator. It makes decisions and determinations on a wide range of matters involving air, rail and marine modes of transportation under the authority of Parliament, as set out in the Canada Transportation Act and other legislation.

We are a federal institution that is part of the Transport and Infrastructure portfolio.


Services and information

National Transportation System

Find information about the economic regulation of air, rail and marine transportation.

Accessible Transportation

See transportation service providers' responsibilities for making transportation accessible.

Air passenger protection

You have rights when you fly. The CTA developed the Air Passenger Protection Regulations (APPR) to set minimum airline obligations toward passengers.

Find more information about the APPR:

Complaints and disputes

Do you have a dispute related to the federal transportation network? We may be able to help.


Find a decision, see current cases, check the status of your case, or see appeals of Agency decisions.

What we are doing

Corporate information

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