Air Canada Flight Attendants Ratify 10 Year Deal

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AC has welcomed the news that approximately 6,500 flight attendants at the mainline and 700 at Air Canada rouge have ratified a 10 yr. collective agreement.

"This 19 year landmark agreement with CUPE is a historic development which will help Air Canada achieve its global ambitions while acknowledging the important contribution of our flight attendants," said Benjamin Smith, President, Passenger Airlines.

"In addition, the agreement recognizes that our flight attendants play an integral role in delivering our award-winning customer service and enhancing our brand while ensuring the safety of our customers. With this agreement now in place we can focus on long term profitable growth for the benefit of all of our stakeholders."

AC CEO Calin Rovinescu pointed out that the agreement follows a 10 yr. deal reached with pilots last October and is the 5th collective agreement reached with unions representing AC employees over the past year.

“It is yet a further indication of the collaborative partnership that is building Air Canada into a global champion," Rovinescu said.

The agreement is subject to certain openers over its duration.

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