MONTREAL, Feb. 21, 2012 /CNW Telbec/ - Air Canada said today that it has received confirmation from the Canadian Airline Dispatchers Association (CALDA) that the airline's flight dispatchers have ratified a new collective agreement. The agreement has also been approved by the Air Canada board of directors. The five-year agreement is in effect until February 29, 2016.
Air Canada's 74 flight dispatchers are based at the airline's central operations control centre near Toronto Pearson International Airport and assist flight crew in the preparation for flight departures and arrivals.
Air Canada is Canada's largest domestic and international full-service airline providing scheduled and charter air transportation for passengers and cargo to more than 180 destinations on five continents. Canada's flag carrier is the 15th largest commercial airline in the world and serves more than 33 million customers annually. Air Canada is a founding member of Star Alliance. For more information on Air Canada visit aircanada.com.
For further information:
Air Canada Contacts:
Isabelle Arthur (Montréal) 514 422-5788
Peter Fitzpatrick (Toronto) 416 263-5576
Angela Mah (Vancouver) 604 270-5741