Canadian federal transport minister has fined 37 passengers on a flight from Montreal to Mexico were fined $59,500. The charter flight from Montreal to Cancun took place in late December 2021.
Videos seen on social media showed the unmasked passengers partying in the aisles and on seats, drinking alcohol and vaping. Transport Canada has a continuing investigation into the flight and says “further sanctions could be issued.”
Sunwing Airlines cancelled the return charter flight once the videos were seen on social media. Two airlines, Air Canada and Air Transat, refused to book the group of passengers on return trips to Canada.