Air Canada Reviews

Updated Aug 9, 2020

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3.7
71%
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Air Canada President, CEO, and Director Calin Rovinescu
Calin Rovinescu
436 Ratings
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  • "long hours, unconventional life style(in 37 reviews)

  • "Shift work if you are ok to work at night(in 34 reviews)

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  1. "Proud to work at Canada’s Airline"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Flight Attendant 
    Recommends

    I have been working at Air Canada full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    - health and medical benefits - flight benefits - multiple days off - different people every day - never boring - able to live in a different city and commute to your base

    Cons

    - long hours - pay low at the beginning of career - possible on-call schedule at beginning of career - sometimes, many hours on feet - away from family

  2. COVID-19

    "Great Company"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - In Flight Crew Planner in Dorval, QC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Air Canada full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Dynamic, exciting & Great Team Leaders

    Cons

    Covid, sad times, proud, rebuild together


  3. "Best place to work"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Customer Service in Vancouver, BC
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Air Canada full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Good training and friendly co workers

    Cons

    Start with almost min wage

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  4. "Business Intelligence Analyst"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Business Intelligence Analyst in Calgary, AB
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Air Canada full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great Flight Benefits, Health Plan

    Cons

    Office is out by the airport

  5. "Great career"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Flight Attendant in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Air Canada full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Travel benefits, great pay, time off

    Cons

    Long duty days, physically tiring

  6. "Great place to work"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Director in Calgary, AB
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Air Canada full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Great benefits, people and culture

    Cons

    Some travel required for work

  7. "Great travel perks"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Flight Attendant 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Air Canada full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Discounted airfare Lots of days off Traveling the world

    Cons

    Long hours Weather and delays Seniority based (this has its pros and cons) Strict appearance Micro management

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  8. "Big established company, good for career"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Airline Pilot in Montreal, QC
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Air Canada full-time

    Pros

    Solid, good training, fair working environment, excellent employer paid benefits

    Cons

    Pay is low compared to other flag carriers, large company size requires selfstarter and independence as a new employee

  9. COVID-19

    "Top 10"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Pilot in Toronto, ON

    I have been working at Air Canada full-time

    Pros

    Trying to be a global leader

    Cons

    COVID is getting in the way

  10. "FA"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Flight Attendant in Toronto, ON

    I worked at Air Canada full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Lots of opportunity to grow within the company.

    Cons

    Working conditions but it's improving.

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