Air Canada Reviews

Updated Jan 25, 2021

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Air Canada President, CEO, and Director Calin Rovinescu
Calin Rovinescu
560 Ratings
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  • "Long hours weird schedules sometimes missed holidays(in 50 reviews)

  • "Shift work if you are ok to work at night(in 38 reviews)

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  1. "Great Airline"

    5.0
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    Current Employee - AME in Montreal, QC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Air Canada full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Great benefits, and travel privileges

    Cons

    Nothing except Business is actually slow

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  2. "Good employer"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Business Analyst 

    I worked at Air Canada part-time

    Pros

    Good working environment; People are respectful.

    Cons

    Low competitive compensation and salary.


  3. "great company"

    4.0
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    Current Employee - Flight Attendant in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    great benefits and pay. opportunity to travel the world.

    Cons

    unstable industry. need to put in your time and accrue seniority to get desirable flights. seniority is everything.

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  4. "Great company to work in"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Flight Attendant in Vancouver, BC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    great conditions of work, usually well organized

    Cons

    hierarchy model, nothing with performance

  5. "Overall, great career. Company can be slow to innovate and large bureaucratic structure"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Flight Attendant in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Amazing colleagues you work with

    Cons

    Red tape, slow to innovate or adopt new ideas

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  6. COVID-19

    "Would have been great but COVID"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Flight Attendant in Vancouver, BC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Air Canada full-time

    Pros

    Coworkers, the benefits, union job and getting travel.

    Cons

    Crazy hours, low pay for the first 3 years, constantly fighting the company to protect your rights.

  7. "Flight attendant position"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - American Airlines Flight Attendant in Vancouver, BC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Benefits,schedule,colleagues and travel benefit are good

    Cons

    Pay is low for the first 5 years

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  8. "Great experience"

    5.0
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    Former Employee - Flight Attendant 
    Recommends

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

    Pros

    Great benefits, good pay, flexible schedule, trainings are helpful, working environment is nice

    Cons

    On call and reserve schedule is long, redeye flights are easy to get sleepy, economy driven industry

  9. "Proud to work here"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Director in Toronto, ON

    I have been working at Air Canada full-time

    Pros

    Very fascinating and exciting industry

    Cons

    The company can be slow to promote

  10. "Fly with them"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Montreal, QC
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Air Canada full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Flight passes, benefits, pay, experience, work/life balance

    Cons

    Bureaucratic, divided, stressful, uncommunicative, disorganized

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