Air Canada rouge to hire 150 GTA-based flight attendants for summer
launch of service to Europe and the Caribbean
TORONTO, Jan. 31, 2013 /CNW/ - Ready for takeoff? Air Canada rouge
recruitment starts today for the first 150 flight attendants for
Canada's new stylishly affordable leisure airline based at Toronto's
The airline's first inflight recruitment campaign is targeted to people
who will be based in Toronto and the GTA and ideally have customer
service/ hospitality experience, excellent language skills and a
passion for travel. The inaugural team of flight attendants will have
the unique opportunity to help shape Air Canada rouge from the ground
up as planning continues and service to Europe and the Caribbean starts
on July 1, 2013.
"Our in-flight crews will be the heart of Air Canada rouge. Every day
of our customers' vacation is treasured so we want to give them a safe,
enjoyable and memorable start and end to their holiday," said Michael
Friisdahl, President and CEO of Air Canada rouge. 'We're looking for
fun, dynamic, likeminded (and styled) people to offer warm, welcoming
service. And you can do all of this all while travelling with close
friends…your fellow flight attendants."
Interested? For a complete description of the ideal attributes and
minimum requirements, Air Canada rouge invites candidates to visit www.aircanadarouge.com, a recruitment site that also offers links to more information about
the new leisure airline.
"Whether welcoming people onboard, helping with carryon bags, offering
food and drinks, sharing flight information, helping with entertainment
systems or ensuring a safe and secure flight, our cabin crew will
largely define Air Canada rouge. And where does it all start? With
hiring people who truly enjoy engaging with travelers of all ages and
interests," he said.
Those interested in becoming one of the inaugural 150 flight attendants,
can send their résumés to: firstname.lastname@example.org. Telephone interviews will be arranged for candidates who meet the
requirements and, pending a successful phone interview, candidates will
be invited to in-person interviews in Toronto on February 23 and 24,
About Air Canada rouge
Together with Air Canada Vacations, Air Canada rouge offers
competitively-priced travel to exciting leisure destinations in Europe
and the Caribbean: Edinburgh, Venice, Athens and multiple destinations
in Cuba, Costa Rica, Jamaica and the Dominican Republic. 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. Air Canada rouge's
first flights are set to take off July 1st, 2013. Learn more at www.aircanada.com/rouge or www.facebook.com/AirCanadarouge.
SOURCE: Air Canada rouge
For further information:
Shelley Thomas, Account Manager, Narrative PR, 416-357-7829, Shelley.Thomas@narrative.ca
Andrea Mus, Narrative PR, 416-922-2211 ext 3271, Andrea.Mus@narrative.ca