B.C. couple wins compensation in legal battle with Air Canada over delayed flight

A Kelowna, B.C., couple have won their small claims case against Air Canada after a flight delay stranded them and three family members in Vancouver for two days en route to Egypt.

On Tuesday, British Columbia’s Civil Resolution Tribunal (CRT) awarded the couple $2,000 in compensation, plus $155.48 in interest and fees, after finding Air Canada did not sufficiently prove the primary reason for the delay was out of its control. 

Abdallah Mohamed, Ghada Ali and three other family members were supposed to leave Kelowna for Vancouver at 5:30 p.m. on July 4 and arrive in Cairo late in the evening of July 5. 

But their flight was delayed by more than two hours, causing them

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