Air Canada

Air Canada Will No Longer Refer to Passengers as “Ladies and Gentlemen” in Onboard Announcements

Air Canada will soon embrace gender-neutral onboard announcements according to a recent internal memo sent to the airline’s flight attendants.  Like many carriers, Air Canada has traditionally started many of its onboard and gate announcements with the opener “Ladies and…

Air Canada Rouge Pilots Forced to Put On Oxygen Masks Because of “Rank Smelling” Fruit

The pilots of a recent Air Canada Rouge flight between Vancouver and Montreal were forced to declare an inflight emergency and put on emergency oxygen masks because of an overpowering smell that permeated the entire flight deck and passenger cabin. …

Air Canada to Pay $21,000 in Damages Because the Word ‘Lift’ Isn’t Engraved on Seatbelts in French

The Canadian Federal Court has ordered Air Canada to pay a French-speaking couple a total of $21,000 CAD ($15,700 USD) in damages over a series of complaints that alleged the airline violated their language rights – including an accusation the…

Air Canada Latest Airline to be Caught in an Overbooking Scandal: Did it Deceive Passengers?

It’s a scheme that has been going on for, well, as long as anyone can remember and despite well-publicised incidents, it’s a business strategy that airlines don’t have any plans to give up anytime soon.  The majority of us now…

Air Canada is Recruiting a Type of Cabin Crew Currently Subject to a Human Rights Complaint

Air Canada has recently started to accept applications for a highly controversial job that is currently subject to a human rights complaint.  The airline is hiring a new intake of so-called On-Board Service Managers (OBSM) who were first introduced in…

More Details Of Sexual Harassment At Air Canada Emerge: Union Says Flight Attendants Working In A “Toxic Environment”

A Canadian newspaper has posted more details about a sexual harassment claim against Air Canada, which alleges new onboard service managers (OBSMs) have created a “toxic environment” for flight attendants.  The allegations were originally made public on International Womens Day,…

A Union Accused Air Canada of Discrimination Against Female Flight Attendants on International Women’s Day

For flight attendant’s, there’s one hell of a debate simmering at the moment over what does and doesn’t constitute sexism and other discriminatory behaviours.  Some commentators have questioned whether the marketing campaigns of some airlines, such as Singapore Airlines, focus…

It’s Canada Day and Air Canada Rouge is Celebrating its Fourth Birthday (BTW, They’re Hiring Now)

It’s July 1st – which can only mean one thing – it’s Canada Day.  And the annual celebration of Canada’s confederation is extra special this year as the country marks its 150th anniversary.  Back in 1867 the three British Empire…

Air Canada is Hiring Cabin Crew – Applications Close April 16th

Now in its 80th year and with 30,000 employees worldwide, Canada’s flag carrier Air Canada is hiring new Cabin Crew.  If you’re a Canadian passport holder and are at least 18 years of age, this could be a fantastic opportunity…

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