Media Advisory - Air Canada rouge recruitment media availability at John Fluevog Shoes (Gastown) in Vancouver

VANCOUVER, Jan. 14, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Air Canada rouge, Canada's newest vacation carrier serving Europe, the Caribbean, Mexico and the US since July 1, 2013, is kicking off a recruitment campaign in Western Canada today to find rouge crew (flight attendants), with announcements on routes, fares and start up dates to be made in the weeks ahead.

A news release with further details on the recruitment campaign has been issued today on Canada NewsWire.  Media are invited to drop by to meet Air Canada rouge executives and Air Canada rouge crew members today at the John Fluevog Shoes flagship store in the heart of Vancouver's Gastown.

Air Canada rouge is proud to partner with Vancouver's own John Fluevog Shoes in the design and production of the only custom airline footwear in the Canadian industry. The distinct footwear has been recognized by Condé Nast Traveler as among the best crew shoes in the world and has quickly become a hallmark of the airline's stylishly casual rouge crew uniforms. John Fluevog Shoes executives will be available to comment on this exciting partnership with Air Canada rouge.

When: Tuesday January 14th, 10am - 12pm Pacific Standard Time
   
Where: John Fluevog Shoes, 65 Water Street, Vancouver
   
Who:  

Renee Smith-Valade, Vice President Customer Experience, Air Canada rouge
Basil Doucet and Jessica Moensch, members of the rouge crew
John Fluevog, Sole Proprietor, John Fluevog Shoes

About Air Canada rouge
From the moment you book your ticket to the moment you're warmly welcomed onboard, you'll see that Air Canada rouge is a new way to vacation ahead.  Enjoy the upbeat Air Canada rouge spirit, and our newly designed cabins. You've never flown leisure like this before.

Air Canada rouge is Air Canada's new leisure airline, part of the new Air Canada Leisure Group, along with Air Canada Vacations. Together with Air Canada Vacations, Air Canada rouge offers competitively-priced travel to exciting leisure destinations in Europe and the Caribbean, Mexico and the U.S.: Edinburgh, Venice, Athens, Lisbon, Dublin, Nice, Barcelona, Rome and Manchester and multiple destinations in Mexico, the U.S. and the Caribbean such as Cuba, Costa Rica, Jamaica and the Dominican Republic.

Air Canada rouge began operating July 1, 2013 with a start-up fleet of two Airbus A319 aircraft and two Boeing 767-300ER aircraft. The fleet grew to ten aircraft by the end of 2013 with the addition of six Airbus A319 aircraft and Air Canada rouge will add another six Airbus A319 aircraft by April 2014, for a total of 16 aircraft by the end of the 2013-2014 winter season.

As a wholly-owned subsidiary, Air Canada rouge is backed by Air Canada's 75-year reputation for safety and reliability and Air Canada Vacations' 30-plus year history of vacation travel excellence. Learn more at www.aircanada.com/rouge or www.facebook.com/aircanadarouge

 

SOURCE Air Canada rouge

For further information:

Leela Kapur
Manager of Communications
Air Canada rouge
289-242-0460
Leela.Kapur@aircanada.ca