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Air Canada

Montreal, QC | Canada

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QUICKTAKE
  • Signed agreement with Jazz (now-2025) has a "flow-through" like program where 80% of new AC mainline pilots come from Jazz
  • Orders: Boeing 737 MAX 8 - 33 (E.I.S 2017), Boeing 737 MAX 9 - 28 (E.I.S 2017), Bombardier CS300 - 45 (E.I.S 2019, replacing E190) 
  • First four years equipment freeze and flat salary unless upgrading to captain
  • This page last updated: April 29, 2016 (Quicktake, Hiring, Fleet)
PILOTS
Total: 3176
Active: 3176
Furloughed: 0
UNION
Air Canada Pilots Assocation

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FLEET
777-200LR: 6
A330-300: 8
767-300ER: 17
A321: 13
A320: 42
A319: 18
EMB190: 31
777-300ER: 19
787-8: 8
DOMICILES
None listed
HIRING
Is Hiring?: Yes

Requirements:
•1,000 hours of fixed wing flying time
•Completion of schooling to the university entrance level
•Ability to pass the Air Canada and Transport Canada medical and visual acuity requirements for a Category 1 medical certificate
•Canadian Commercial Pilot licence, current Instrument Rating and Multi-Engine endorsement
•Canadian citizenship or landed immigrant status

Pilot applications far exceed job vacancies, so preference is given to candidates with qualifications beyond the basic requirements. Examples of desirable additional qualifications include, but are not limited to:

•Canadian Airline Transport Pilot licence
•University degree or college diploma
•Aviation College diploma
•Military or commercial flight experience
•Jet and/or glass cockpit experience
•Additional language(s)



http://aircanada.taleo.net/careersection/pilote/joblist.ftl

JUMPSEATS
Call 1-800-413-1113 and select the reciprocal jumpseat registration option. Give your information with airline code to the representative and pay applicable taxes. They will list you and give you a booking reference.

Air Canada PAYSCALES

CAPTAIN PAY SCALE (Hourly)
Year
  777 787 A330 767 A320 EMB190
12   275 253 249 235 195 162
11   274 251 248 234 193 160
10   272 249 246 232 192 158
9   270 247 244 230 190 156
8   268 246 242 228 188 155
7   267 244 241 227 186 153
6   230 242 239 225 185 151
5   263 240 237 223 183 149
4   - - - - 181 148
3   - - - - 179 146
2   - - - - 178 144
1   - - - - 176 141
FIRST OFFICER PAY SCALE (Hourly)
Year
  777 787 A300 767 A320 EMB190
12   176 163 161 153 130 110
11   171 158 156 148 126 107
10   166 153 152 144 122 103
9   161 149 147 139 118 99
8   156 144 142 135 113 96
7   150 139 137 130 109 92
6   145 134 132 126 105 89
5   140 129 128 121 101 85
4   74 74 74 74 74 74
3   66 66 66 66 66 66
2   57 57 57 57 57 57
1   52 52 52 52 52 52

PAY CALCULATOR
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PAY NOTES
[Figures in Canadian dollars]
Blended hourly rates (½ Day/ ½ Night)

Monthly guarantee: 65 hours (variable)
Reserve guarantee: 70 hours

Included are overseas rates per hour at $10.88 CA, $5.9347 FO, and $3.957 Relief pilot

Contractual pay raises: April 2014, 2015 (2% each)

Most junior captain hired: Nov 2000 (A320); Apr 2007 (EMB190)
PER DIEM
varies (based on layover city)
RETIREMENT

401K: none

401K Matching: Yes

A/B Fund: none