Air Canada Pilot Collective Agreement
The amendments also provide for a number of improvements for Air Canada pilots, including defined contribution and sick leave conditions, as well as greater portability between Air Canada and Rouge. The changes support Air Canada`s strategic business plan for profitable growth across the network, for both mainline and Rouge, based on overall growth. In particular, the amendments provide Air Canada with the opportunity to expand the North American narrow-hull fleet operated by Rouge, in accordance with a formula agreed to by Air Canada pilots, which allows the airline to strengthen its presence in certain regional markets and compete effectively with North America`s emerging ultra low cost (ULCCs). These amendments are the result of provisions on periodic reopenings adopted when the ten-year contract was concluded in October 2014. Due to the long-term nature of the historic 10-year agreement, these mandatory reopenings allow for adjustments to ensure the agreement remains effective in supporting Air Canada`s strategic plan for profitable growth. It also implies that a limited number of adjustments can be made in order to seize market opportunities that may arise in the highly contested aviation industry. For more information: Isabelle Arthur (Montreal), [email protected], 514 422-5788; Peter Fitzpatrick (Toronto), [email protected], 416-263-5576; Angela Mah (Vancouver), [email protected], 604-270-5741; Internet: aircanada.com MONTREAL, 12 years old. Sept. 2017 /CNW Telbec/ – Air Canada announced today that with its 3500 pilots represented by the Air Canada Pilots Association (ACPA), it has successfully entered into amendments to its existing long-term employment contract. The amendments to the ten-year agreement in October 2014 provide additional commercial and operational flexibility as well as increased cost competitiveness, while offering attractive career prospects and other benefits for pilots. The ten-year agreement guarantees long-term work stability. In the event that the issues raised in the limited number of articles likely to be reopened are referred to a mediator without risk of strike or lockout.
The changes made to the current ten-year agreement in October 2014 provide additional commercial and operational flexibility, as well as increased cost competitiveness, while providing attractive career prospects and other benefits for pilots. MONTREAL, Oct. 23, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ – Air Canada announced today that it has been informed by the International Brotherhood of Teamsters (IBT), the union representing the airline`s 700 U.S.-based employees, that its members have ratified a new 10-year collective agreement on July 17, 2019. The new agreement will apply until 2029. “These changes recognize the valuable contribution of our pilots and provide additional flexibility and cost competitiveness that further strengthens Air Canada`s ability to compete effectively in today`s global competitive environment,” said Benjamin Smith, President, Passenger Airlines at Air Canada. “I thank our respective teams for their ideas and productive discussions that have allowed us to win as One Air Canada.” “These changes, which were voted on and ratified by our pilots, underscore our pilots` focus on Air Canada`s successful business strategy to compete effectively in the hotly contested aviation industry and make adjustments for mutual benefit as the competitive environment evolves,” said Benjamin Smith, President, Passenger Airlines at Air Canada. . .