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

With 4,000+ 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: Air Canada pilots union considers merger with larger union

February 6, 20236 February 2023
“ALPA and ACPA pilot leaders met this week for an initial discussion about a potential merger and the benefits of being stronger together. Unions are at their best when they speak with one voice, and ALPA and ACPA are committed to exploring ways to advance the piloting profession and aviation safety in Canada and the United States. It’s still early in the process, and any decision on whether to formalize a partnership would ultimately rest with the pilots and their elected leaders at each union.”

Press Release: Air Canada Pilots Association Welcomes New Acting Chief Executive Officer

February 1, 20231 February 2023
ACPA MEC Chair, First Officer Charlene Hudy, announces the appointment of Natalie Wiley as Acting CEO…

In the News: ACPA supports CF-TCC donation in Winnipeg

September 7, 20227 September 2022
In Winnipeg recently, the Royal Aviation Museum of Western Canada received into its collection CF-TCC – a Lockheed Electra L10A – one of the original three Lockheed aircraft that Trans Canada Airlines purchased in 1937. ACPA’s CEO, Rob Giguere, took part in the handover, representing pilots past, present and future...

Press Release: Council of Unions come to an Agreement Supported by Air Canada which Strengthens Retirement Income for Workers for the Long Term

November 12, 202112 November 2021
The unions representing AC employees issue a joint release to applaud last week's announcement of an agreement which will strengthen retirement incomes for current and future retired employees who are part of the DB pension plans…

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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.