TORONTO, Jan. 31, 2012 /CNW/ - The association representing pilots at
Sunwing Airlines Inc. has merged with the CAW.
An agreement was recently finalized merging approximately 150 members of
SUNPAC, the Sunwing Pilots Association, with the CAW.
"We are pleased that this group of pilots has decided to merge with the
CAW and I want to welcome them into our union," said CAW President Ken
SUNPAC President Captain Dave Matkovich said "the merger with CAW Canada
will assist the Sunwing Airlines Pilot group in a number of areas. The
CAW's considerable experience in the aerospace and airline sector was a
key factor in our decision to join with CAW Canada and we look forward
to utilizing the services now available to us. "
The CAW represents approximately 12,000 airline workers across Canada,
including ticket agents, ground handling, pilots, mechanics, airline
catering, cargo and crew schedulers.
SOURCE Canadian Auto Workers Union (CAW)
For further information:
CAW Organizing Director John Aman, cell, 416-275-6381 or SUNPAC President Dave Matkovich, cell, 647-462-5980.