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Air Canada pilots reach new deal with the airline

Oct. 6, 2014, Toronto - A new agreement has been reached between Air Canada and the Air Canada Pilots Association (ACPA) establishing compensation, benefits and other work rules until September 2024, which must be ratified by a majority vote of ACPA's 3,000 members.


October 6, 2014
By Carey Fredericks

“We are very pleased to have reached a new agreement with Air Canada that will provide our members with stability and security of employment, career progression, fair compensation and most importantly, a share of our airline’s financial success,” said ACPA President Captain Craig Blandford. “At the same time, our new agreement provides Air Canada with the stability and flexibility to grow and prosper, which is good for all its stakeholders, including our members. I believe this agreement marks a definite improvement in the relationship between Air Canada and its pilots, providing us with a firm foundation on which to build for future success.”

The new agreement is subject to ratification by ACPA’s members, who will be provided more information in meetings and briefings to be held across the country during October. Details will not be publicly disclosed and dates for the ratification vote have not been set.