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Feb 09, 2018, 09:54 ET ALPA Takes Legal Action Against WestJet and WestJet Encore

WestJet and WestJet Encore Pilots File Unfair Labour Practice Complaint and Application for an Interim Order with the CIRB. WestJet Pilots File for Conciliation CALGARY, Feb. 9, 2018 /CNW/ - WestJet...


May 12, 2017, 14:26 ET WestJet Pilots Vote to Join ALPA

OTTAWA, May 12, 2017 /CNW/ - The Canada Industrial Relations Board (CIRB) announced today that the more than 1,400 pilots at WestJet voted for representation by the Air Line Pilots Association,...


Apr 20, 2017, 16:38 ET WestJet Pilots Seek ALPA Representation

WASHINGTON, April 20, 2017 /CNW/ - WestJet pilots filed membership cards today with the Canada Industrial Relations Board (CIRB) to hold an election for representation by the Air Line Pilots...


Jun 21, 2016, 19:00 ET ALPA Calls on Transport Canada to Expedite Implementation of Long-Overdue Flight Time/Duty Time Rules for Pilots

OTTAWA, ON, June 21, 2016 /CNW/ - The Air Line Pilots Association, International (ALPA) called on Transport Canada today to revise their recently announced recommendations for the implementation...


Feb 23, 2016, 21:31 ET Air Transat Pilots Reach Tentative Agreement on New Contract

Five-Year Deal Includes Many Improvements MONTREAL, Feb. 23, 2016 /CNW/ - Air Transat A.T. and the Air Line Pilots Association, Int'l. (ALPA) announced today, that they have reached a tentative...


Feb 19, 2016, 09:44 ET ALPA Pilots, Air Transat Still at Odds over New Contract

Pilots Aim to Avoid Possible Strike's Impact on March Vacation Break Service MONTREAL, Feb. 19, 2016 /CNW/ - Air Transat pilots, represented by the Air Line Pilots Association, Int'l (ALPA),...


Feb 01, 2016, 18:56 ET Air Transat Pilots Vote Overwhelmingly to Authorize Strike

Conciliation over Contract Negotiations with Airline Coming to Close MONTREAL, Feb. 1, 2016 /CNW/ - Air Transat pilots, speaking clearly, loudly, and with a unified voice, overwhelmingly authorized a ...


Mar 27, 2015, 18:22 ET ALPA Canada Board: Committed to Highest Standards of Aviation Safety and Security

OTTAWA, March 27, 2015 /CNW/ - As the investigation into the Germanwings Flight 4U 9525 accident moves forward, the Air Line Pilots Association, Int'l Canada Board issued the following statement...


Mar 26, 2015, 18:39 ET ALPA Canada Board Statement on Germanwings Flight 4U 9525

WASHINGTON, March 26, 2015 /CNW/ - The Air Line Pilots Association, Int'l Canada Board today issued the following statement regarding Germanwings Flight 4U 9525. "The members of the Air Line Pilots...


Feb 02, 2015, 11:33 ET Jazz Pilots Overwhelmingly Vote to Ratify New Collective Agreement

Agreement provides job security, pension protections, and opportunities at Air Canada TORONTO, Feb. 2, 2015 /CNW/ - The pilots of Jazz Aviation, represented by Air Line Pilots Association, Int'l...


Sep 15, 2014, 18:48 ET ALPA Hails Government Action to Update Canadian Pilot Fatigue Rules

New, science-based regulations are essential to ensuring highest safety standards OTTAWA, Sept. 15, 2014 /CNW/ - The Air Line Pilots Association, Int'l (ALPA) welcomes the notice of proposed...


Jun 24, 2014, 17:12 ET ALPA Commends Canadian Government's Overhaul of Temporary Foreign Worker Program

Reforms Will Help Ensure Canadian Airline Pilots Benefit from Available Aviation Job Opportunities OTTAWA, June 24, 2014 /CNW/ - The Air Line Pilots Association, Int'l (ALPA) today hailed the...


Jun 17, 2014, 18:23 ET ALPA Congratulates Kathy Fox on Appointment to Chair of the Transportation Safety Board of Canada

WASHINGTON, June 17, 2014 /CNW/ - Today, the Air Line Pilots Association, Int'l (ALPA) issued the following statement, congratulating Kathy Fox on her appointment as chair of the Transportation...


Apr 30, 2014, 18:39 ET ALPA on Suspension of Foreign Worker Program in Food Services Sector: Available Jobs Must Go to Canadians First

OTTAWA, April 30, 2014 /CNW/ - The Air Line Pilots Association, Int'l (ALPA) issued the following statement in response to Employment and Social Development Canada's recent moratorium on the food...


Mar 25, 2014, 13:43 ET ALPA: TSB First Air 6560 Investigation Report Identifies Several Deficiencies

OTTAWA, March 25, 2014 /CNW/ - Today's release of the Transportation Safety Board of Canada's (TSB) final report into the First Air 6560 accident underscores many longstanding safety concerns of the...


Jan 06, 2014, 12:04 ET ALPA Urges Transport Canada to Update Pilot Fatigue Rules to Enhance Safety

OTTAWA, Jan. 6, 2014 /CNW/ - The Air Line Pilots Association, Int'l (ALPA) issued the following statement regarding the implementation of new flight- and duty-time regulations for airline pilots in...


Nov 19, 2013, 12:37 ET ALPA Responds to CTA Decision to Approve Wet Lease Applications

OTTAWA, Nov. 19, 2013 /CNW/ - The Air Line Pilots Association, Int'l (ALPA) issued the following statement in response to the Canadian Transportation Agency's (CTA's) recent decision to approve...


Apr 29, 2013, 20:08 ET ALPA Responds to Government's Announcement of Changes to Temporary Foreign Worker Program

OTTAWA, April 29, 2013 /CNW/ - The Air Line Pilots Association, Int'l (ALPA) issued the following statement in response to the announcement by the Human Resources and Skills Development (HRSDC) and...


Jan 23, 2013, 19:10 ET ALPA: Confidential Safety Reporting Programs Essential to Aviation Safety

OTTAWA, Jan. 23, 2013 /CNW/ - The Air Line Pilots Association, Int'l (ALPA)—the world's largest nongovernmental aviation safety organization—issued the following response to CBC TV's program "Power & ...


Nov 09, 2012, 11:15 ET ALPA Responds to Recent CTA Decisions on Issues Related to Seasonal Employment of Foreign Pilots

OTTAWA, Nov. 9, 2012 /CNW/ - The Air Line Pilots Association, Int'l (ALPA) issued the following response to the Canadian Transportation Agency's (CTA's) release this week of two decisions. The CTA...


Nov 07, 2012, 10:54 ET ALPA to Transport Canada: Proposal to Modernize Pilot Fatigue Rules Enhances Air Safety

OTTAWA, Nov. 7, 2012 /CNW/ - The Air Line Pilots Association, Int'l (ALPA) today hailed a government advisory group's proposal for modernizing pilot flight- and duty-time regulations and rest...