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Good experience
Flight Attendant (Former Employee), toronto, ontarioNovember 30, 2012
Pros: travel opportunity, flexible shifts
Cons: long hours, based far from home
Good work experience, as well as learning experience. The only hard part was being based out of Toronto while living in Montreal.

Air Canada was a great opportunity to meet new people and different cultures.
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It was good to work in a clean and safe shop.
air port/prosse cleaner components maintenance (Former Employee), Mississauga, ONNovember 16, 2012
Pros: good flight benifits safe work place.
Cons: when transfering with in, big cut in pay. then 4 to 7 years to top pay.
I reay enjoyed the work and the pepole . my co,workers and I had a lot of fun . We produced a great product. Referbish and overhaul,d
air craft hubs.This was a great los .Not just the work BUT MOST OF
ALL I WELL REALY MISS MY CO,WORKERS...
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good atmosphere
Aviation technical services consultant (Current Employee), Dorval airportNovember 14, 2012
Pros: chance to travel
Cons: time for transportation
Very good place to learn.
Chance for higher position.
Excellent working atmosphere.
Learning each day.
A Lot of challenge.
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Great place to work for till they sold their technical section out.
Team Leader (Former Employee), Dorval Airport, QCNovember 9, 2012
Responsibly for the daily operation and production of the shop.
Create an environment oriented to trust, open communication, creative thinking, and cohesive team effort with the assistance/involvement of employee in the department.
Maintain healthy group dynamics.
Morning prep and set up.
Ability to interact with all types of people, all types of personalities, – more... while trying to promote and execute daily work load and maintain a constant Turn-Around Time.
Maintaining a clean, orderly and well stocked work area.
Maintain quality control, manage budget, and track billings. – less
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Good benefits.
Employee Health & Safety Representative (Current Employee), Toronto, ONOctober 22, 2012
Pros: good benefits, many days off
Cons: long hours, not great pay
If you like doing something different everyday, then being a flight attendant is the way to go.

Everyday is a new adventure and you never know what you may encounter.
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AMAZING WORKPLACE
Station Attendant (Former Employee), Mississauga, ONOctober 10, 2012
There is nothing wrong with working for Air Canada. The benefits and pay are amazing and you couldn't ask for more. The environment is great. they are understanding when it comes to you needing time off, just make sure you let them know 2 days ahead of time that way there they can get someone to cover it. the hours are amazing. there just isn't anything – more... to complain about – less
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very good company
Test Cell Operator (Former Employee), Montréal, QCOctober 10, 2012
I enjoyed working for Air Canada during these 14 years, a company that respects the rules air. respects human rights, and offers its employees a good working environment.
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a good place to work overall. Most of co workers and passengers are great.
Flight Attendant/Service Director (Former Employee), Toronto, ONOctober 10, 2012
Pros: travel. free coffee, tea, juice and water :)
Cons: long days, and not very mentally stimulating.
A lot of safety related duties with great customer service.
I learned that it's not that hard to listen to peoples needs and meet those needs, or come close with a win win attitude and resolution.
Management is on the other side of the pole, but with 3700 flight attendants in Toronto alone, it's hard not to be just another number.
Co-workers are what – more... makes the job fun.
Hardest part of the job, is being away so long. Sometimes 14-16 hour days. Getting proper rest while on the road.
Most enjoyable part of the job was meeting and working with new people and getting a chance to explore new cities and cultures while on layovers. – less
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Not a fun place to work
Customer Services and Sales Agent (Former Employee), Edmonton, ABOctober 6, 2012
Terrible company to work. Management treat employees really bad starting from the general manager. Air Canada head office is a waist of time to complaint, they don't care about the employee. Union cannot do anything for the employee pay for no reason. You have to work crazy hour even holidays, no life and pay is even worse. Waist of time in your life, – more... your opinion don't matter.
No matter how hard you work they always say you don't have performance, what a compliment from management . They only beleive the management. Good luck – less
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this is a terrible place to work
Flight Attendant (Former Employee), Toronto, ONOctober 2, 2012
Cons: terrible management, draconian style management philosophy, toxic work environment, poor labour relations
This is a terrible dead end company with horrible treatment of front-line workers. Few decent benefits and quickly disappearing. horrible scheduling, and very bad labour relations. Avoid at all costs.
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Aviation industry is one of excellent place to work at.Joyful.
Shift Leader (Former Employee), Mississauga, ONOctober 1, 2012
Hectic day at start, assigning work, ordering parts, being on top of daily issues, consulting with management, being a part of the team with your co-workers and management, to get alone with every one, accomplishment and fulfillment of the task at the end of the day.
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Poisoned work environment
Station Attendant (Former Employee), Toronto, ONSeptember 17, 2012
Great division between employees and management.
Eight out of fifteen years were great. Huge decline in the last seven.
Great co-workers,
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Great place to work
Material Logistics Coordinator (Former Employee), Dorval, QCSeptember 16, 2012
I enjoyed this job. Dealing with production, engineering, suppliers, it made it interesting.
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exciting
Flight Attendant (Former Employee), Toronto, ONSeptember 15, 2012
got to visit places I never would on my own
every flight worked with new staff
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Don't waste your time here
Ramp (Former Employee), TorontoSeptember 14, 2012
Cons: you will find out once you work there
I worke for ac for 5 years. Corporate greed, favourtism, horrible management, employee abuse, salary below industry standard, working conditions destroy your body, hard workers get rewarded with more work while lazy workers are protected my management, and the union is bought out by ac. Unsafe vehicles and equipment,
Corporation filled with double standards, – more... lies, and deceit. – less

February 1, 2013

Team Lead after only 6 mths ready to leave...after my day is done,I get to take after hour calls 24/7 and no pay. Company is clicky and run like the mafia. After years of aviation work,this company is the bottom of the barrel. Labour Canada do your job!

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travelling to Tahiti, and Bora Bora
Air Canada , Flight Crew Scheduling, (Former Employee), Winnipeg, MBSeptember 12, 2012
Pros: sometimes had to travel for management meetings in hq, montréal
Cons: long 16 hour shifts, give up in case of emergencies
Hardest was ensuring the crews were not over their duty day.

Enjoyable all the travelling that we did, on passes or otherwise.

Recruiting cabin personnel during the 1985 Flight attendant disruption.

Learned alot about self estime, patience,,interpersonal skills,
how to approach crews in a professional manner as when they had to be drafted to operate, – more... greive later. – less
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Great Benefits, terrible scheduling.
CSM Manager (Former Employee), Pearson, ONSeptember 11, 2012
Pros: benefits
Cons: irregular hours.
The work life at Air Canada has its ups and downs which are understandable, especially with the great fluctuations in operational demand. The management is good, but there are flaws that are completely ignored and unattended. The only big negative in regards to the work itself would be the constantly disruptive work hours. There is often no steady work – more... shift, regardless of position within the company. – less
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and okay place to work
Station Attendant (Former Employee), mississuagaSeptember 7, 2012
working at air canada was okay and nothing special the experience was not what i expected. the people were not my problem. i felt the people that worked there were friendly and willing to teach you
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An innovative and energetic environment.
Flight Operation Engineering Assistant (Former Employee), Montréal, QCSeptember 1, 2012
Pros: great team effort
Perform Aircraft Analysis for better usage of the Air Canada fleet.
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My first job at travel industry. Learnt a lot. And met wonderful people.
Reservation Agent (Former Employee), Vancouver, BCAugust 30, 2012
Pros: great team, friendly co-workers.
Cons: no opportunity for advancement
I enjoyed working with Air Canada Vacations. I learnt the fundamental of travel industry and was exposed to different types of bookings.

About Air Canada

Air Canada is the flag carrier and largest airline of Canada. The airline, founded in 1936, provides scheduled and charter air – Read more