The Air Canada Pilots Association represents the largest single group of professional airline pilots in Canada.

With about 3,600 members who fly passengers and cargo around the world on Air Canada and Air Canada rouge, ACPA serves a diverse and engaged membership via its headquarters near Toronto Pearson International Airport, and through regional representatives across pilot bases in Montreal, Toronto, Winnipeg and Vancouver.

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Media Statement: February 9, 2021

February 9, 20219 February 2021
Captain Michael McKay, Chair of the Air Canada Pilots Association, comments on today's Company announcement regarding additional temporary route cancellations and employee layoffs.

Media Statement: Statement regarding Canada’s recently announced travel restrictions

January 29, 202129 January 2021
ACPA CEO Robert Giguere provides a statement regarding the federal government's recently announced travel restrictions...

Press Release: Airlines and unions urge cooperation as federal government considers potential new measures to reduce air travel

January 22, 202122 January 2021
ACPA, ALPA, Unifor, NACC and CALDA renew calls on the federal government to consider science and data and to consult with industry and unions before further measures are undertaken to avoid unintended consequences for the already stricken aviation sector...

Press Release: Canada's airline workers continue to be devastated by lack of direct financial aid to sector

January 12, 202112 January 2021
ACPA, ALPA, Unifor, and CALDA continue to call on the federal government to make a direct and meaningful financial contribution to our devastated industry, commensurate with the contribution made by other countries to their own sector...

In FocusDans l’actualité

Air Canada Pilots Association supports independent Canadian safety review of B-737 Max

June 16, 202016 June 2020
The Air Canada Pilots Association (ACPA) supports Transport Minister Marc Garneau’s commitment that Canada will conduct an independent validation of the Boeing 737 Max aircraft. This commitment affirms ACPA’s position that Canadian regulatory authorities must take proactive actions to ensure the safety of the Canadian traveling public.

CEO: A Day of Remembrance

November 8, 20198 November 2019
This Monday, November 11th, we remember the sacrifice of those who fought then as well as those who continue to place their lives on the line to protect our rights and freedom. We wear a poppy to reflect, to show our gratitude and to remember...

National Day of Mourning/Jour de deuil national

April 24, 201924 April 2019
On April 28th, unions across the country mark Canada’s National Day of Mourning. To give this Day of Mourning more meaning, please take a few moments out of your day to remember those we have lost...

Message from the CEO: Labour Day

September 1, 20171 September 2017
Since its official inception in 1894, Labour Day has been more than a time to celebrate the end of summer; it is an opportunity to reflect on our nation’s labour pioneers who laid the foundation for future movements and helped secure universal rights and benefits.

ACPA flies over Vimy

April 5, 20175 April 2017
ACPA is proud to support the Vimy Flight flypast in honour of the 100th anniversary of the First World War and the Battle of Vimy Ridge.