Careers at Air Canada

Careers at Air Canada

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.

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."

Calin Rovinescu

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.”

Émilie Haché

Translation Account


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.

  1. 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.
  2. Myth: Employment equity results in "reverse discrimination."
    Reality: Employment equity means that everyone is offered the same employment opportunities, not just a select group.
  3. Myth: Employment equity is a matter of quotas.
    Reality: The Employment Equity Act expressly prohibits quotas.
  4. 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.
  5. 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.
  6. 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.
  7. 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.
  8. Myth: Employment equity is only achievable in a prosperous economy.
    Reality: Employment equity is the rule for both good and bad economic times.

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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

And more…

Canada's Top 100 Employers Montreal's Top Employers  Top Employers For Canadians Over 40  Canada's Best Diversity Employers  Pride at Work CCDI

Career Opportunities

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!

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Frequently Asked Questions

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All applicants must complete an online profile.

You will receive an email confirming that your application is complete.

First click on "Submit your resume". Then register and create a user name and password. Answer the mandatory questions about your career interests, location, education, etc. You will also be given the opportunity to upload a resume and cover letter. You may also indicate that you would like emails sent to you regarding future career opportunities at Air Canada and select the job fields that interest you. It is important to keep your profile up to date, so please review the information often. Your saved profile can then be used to apply for new job openings as they become available.

You will receive an email acknowledging receipt.

You will have to click on "forget your password" and we will send you a security code that will enable you to retrieve your profile.

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Please indicate Air Canada in the subject line of your email. You will receive a response within two business days.

We strongly recommend that you apply through our website as this will enable you to be informed of our vacancies, and will enable our team of recruiters can assess your most current personal information.

Our team of recruiters will assess the candidacies received and will contact those applicants chosen for an interview.

New job openings are posted as soon as we receive approval. This can happen at any time.

Air Canada’s headquarters are located at:

7373 Côte Vertu West
St. Laurent, Quebec H4Y 1H4

Calin Rovinescu was appointed President and Chief Executive Officer of Air Canada in April 2009. He is also a member of the board of directors.

Air Canada's predecessor, Trans-Canada Air Lines (TCA) inaugurated its first flight on September 1, 1937. By 1964, TCA had grown to become Canada's national airline; it changed its name to Air Canada. 

Today, as it celebrates its 80th anniversary, Air Canada is among the 20 largest airlines in the world and employs 30,000 people.

Read our Corporate Profile for more information.

We have offices located at a number of cities across Canada. However, the main locations are Montreal, Toronto, and Vancouver. We also have career opportunities in all of the North American cities where Air Canada operates.

Air Canada offers a wide range of benefits to its employees including health care, insurance programs, travel privileges, pension plans, vacation time, and more. To view all of the benefits offered in more detail please see our Working at Air Canada – Benefits, Privileges and Rewards section.