The company's operations at Montréal-Trudeau and Pearson-Toronto airports will continue as normal
MONTREAL, Feb. 15 /CNW Telbec/ - Handlex, a Transat A.T. Inc. business
unit that provides airport ground services, has locked out its 400 ramp and cargo services employees at Montreal and Toronto international
airports following their rejection of the company's latest offer for
the renewal of the collective agreement and the union declaring a
A contingency plan was implemented immediately to ensure that operations
and services to all airlines served by Handlex, including Air Transat,
will not be disrupted. As a result, all Air Transat flights, among
others, are expected to operate normally.
Handlex provides airport ground handling services, including passenger
greeting and check-in, baggage- and cargo-handling, aircraft cleaning
as well as ramp services, at Montreal (Trudeau and Mirabel), Toronto
and Vancouver international airports. Handlex, with 1,200 employees in
the country, is a partner of some 20 Canadian air carriers. Handlex is
a business unit of Transat A.T. Inc., an integrated international tour
operator with more than 60 destination countries and that distributes
products in over 50 countries.
SOURCE TRANSAT A.T. INC.
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Transat A.T. Inc.
(514) 987-1616, ext. 4662