MONTREAL, June 25, 2015 /CNW Telbec/ - Air Canada welcomes today's confirmation by Unifor, representing the airline's approximately 4,000 Customer Service and Sales Agents, that its members have ratified an agreement on a new collective agreement for five years.
"The ratification of this new contract by our customer service and sales agents provides Air Canada with added stability and flexibility to support profitable growth," said Calin Rovinescu, President and CEO of Air Canada. "It is a 'win-win' agreement which recognizes the contribution of our employees. It is also the fourth new labour contract we have concluded over the past eight months building on the shift in culture underway at Air Canada."
The agreement has also been approved by the Air Canada Board of Directors.
Air Canada is Canada's largest domestic and international airline serving more than 190 destinations on five continents. Canada's flag carrier is among the 20 largest airlines in the world and in 2014 served more than 38 million customers. Air Canada provides scheduled passenger service directly to 64 Canadian cities, 52 destinations in the United States and 78 cities in Europe, the Middle East, Asia, Australia, the Caribbean, Mexico, Central America and South America. Air Canada is a founding member of Star Alliance, the world's most comprehensive air transportation network serving 1,321 airports in 193 countries. Air Canada is the only international network carrier in North America to receive a Four-Star ranking according to independent U.K. research firm Skytrax. For more information, please visit: www.aircanada.com.
SOURCE Air Canada
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