The world of Air Canada
Air Canada is Canada's largest full-service airline and the largest provider of scheduled passenger services in the Canadian market, the Canada-U.S. transborder market and in the international market to and from Canada. Voted the best airline in North America for 5 consecutive years by skytrax World Airline Awards, Air Canada has also been selected as one of Canada's top 100 employers for the last 3 years by the Globe and Mail. Become part of the diverse, innovative team that connects Canada and the world, and let your career take flight.
The Air Canada Family
When you join Air Canada, you become a part of a passionate culture that embodies an iconic Canadian symbol. Our diverse and innovative team of over 26,000 employees share the same passion: Connecting Canada and the world!
Being part of Air Canada is to become part of an iconic Canadian symbol. Across the country and across the world, the Air Canada family brings people together.
Our executives share with the employees a strong sense of direction and a uniform set of values.
Working at Air Canada - Benefits, Privileges and Rewards
Air Canada provides all of its employees with benefits that reflect today's reality. These include a competitive salary and vacation policy, as well as a flexible group insurance plan that can be adjusted to fit the needs of each employee. Working for an international airline also offers exceptional growth potential and a wide variety of career opportunities to keep you engaged long-term.
Air Canada employees love to travel. Why wouldn't they? With one of the most generous employee travel programs in the airline industry, Air Canada offers them and their immediate family members special rates on airfare. Plus, through Air Canada's partners, they also enjoy discounts on car rentals, hotel accommodations, vacation packages and tour operators.
*Advantages may vary according to workplace.
Mission, Vision and Values
Our Mission - Connecting Canada and the World
Our Vision - Building loyalty through passion and innovation
Our Values - Underpinning our Mission and Vision are core Values that inform all we do as individuals and collectively at Air Canada. These values serve as touchstones to guide our actions.
- Safety First and Last - 100% All the time.
- Make every Customer feel Valued - With our words. With our actions. With our products and services.
- Working Together - With Colleagues, Customers and Community.
- Act with Integrity - We are accountable. We foster an environment of trust. We communicate openly and in a timely manner.
- All Employees are Valued - We respect. We listen. We act.
- Drive for Excellence - Personally. Corporately. Ever reaching for the next level of innovation, quality of service.
"Just as our new way of doing business is based on how our customers travel, the long-term success of Air Canada depends on increased attention to how we work together."
President and CEO, Air Canada
“I’m proud to work at Air Canada. I feel that I’m part of the team since day one. Each one’s differences contribute to the company’s strength. Everyone has something to offer.”
Diversity in our business and our team!
The sky's the limit!
At Air Canada, diversity is greatly valued and essential to the company's success
For over 75 years, Air Canada's success has been ensured by a wide variety of employees united by the shared desire to be part of a world-class team.
At Air Canada, we aim to create a healthy and rewarding work environment where everyone can excel and realize their full potential in a highly competitive and complex industry.
We recognize the contributions of all employees to our corporate success and the essential role they play in our sustainable initiatives.
We want to inspire, encourage and motivate our employees to feel satisfied and excel in everything they do.
Our employment equity and diversity program includes recruitment, integration, training and job retention actions for everyone.
Myths and realities about employment equity
- Myth: Employment equity means that everyone must be treated the same way.
Reality: Employment equity means that everyone must be treated fairly and everyone’s differences must be taken into account.
- Myth: Employment equity results in "reverse discrimination."
Reality: Employment equity means that everyone is offered the same employment opportunities, not just a select group.
- Myth: Employment equity is a matter of quotas.
Reality: The Employment Equity Act expressly prohibits quotas.
- Myth: Employment equity means that unqualified people must be recruited.
Reality: Employment equity means that everyone who is qualified or who might become qualified is offered the same employment opportunities, not just a select group.
- Myth: Employment equity threatens the principle of seniority.
Reality: Employment equity and the principle of seniority are both aimed at guaranteeing equal employment opportunities, with no favouritism or discrimination.
- Myth: Employment equity is equivalent to lowering employment standards.
Reality: The principles of employment equity require that employment standards are reviewed, to ensure that the criteria are realistic and related to the job.
- Myth: It is too difficult and too costly to adapt the workplace to meet the needs of persons with disabilities.
Reality: It generally costs less than $500 to modify a workstation to meet the needs of a person with disabilities.
- Myth: Employment equity is only achievable in a prosperous economy.
Reality: Employment equity is the rule for both good and bad economic times.
Our winning team
Be part of the winning team that helped Air Canada earn the following distinctions:
- Skytrax award for Best International Airline in North America
- Montréal's Top Employers 2015
- Canada's Top 100 Employers 2015
Connecting Canada and the world - Do these words resonate with you? Would you like to be part of the dedicated team that makes it happen? On a challenge of global proportions! Join Air Canada’s innovative and diverse workforce and watch your career take flight!