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: Confirmation of long-awaited federal financial support for Air Canada

April 13, 202113 April 2021
Statement from Captain Michael McKay, Chairman of the Air Canada Pilots Association on the confirmation of federal financial support for Air Canada.

Media Statement: Termination of Air Canada – Transat A.T. proposed transaction

April 2, 20212 April 2021
Statement from Captain Michael McKay, Chairman of the Air Canada Pilots Association on the termination of Air Canada's proposed acquisition of Transat A.T.

In the News: Laid-off airline workers mull post-COVID job options as industry languishes

March 16, 202116 March 2021
One year after the federal government instituted its first COVID-19 related travel restrictions -- which kicked off a precipitous drop in airline revenues -- workers in the aviation industry have borne the brunt of the economic pain.

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...

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.