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ALPA Canada

ALPA Canada is the segment of the Air Line Pilots Association that manages all things Canadian, representing the interests of thousands of professional pilots who operate a diverse range of aircraft in all sorts of conditions across Canada, as well as internationally.

ALPA Canada’s three officers include the president, vice president/IFALPA director, and vice president–administration and finance. These officers are responsible for carrying out the policies and directives of the ALPA Canada Board, acting on ALPA International positions with Canadian institutions, and developing specific positions on matters of national interest to Canadian pilots. Learn more about the officers who represent the Association’s Canadian members.


  • Insurance for Canadian Members

    ALPA offers its members in Canada multiple benefit plans for purchase, including basic life, group life, auto & home, critical illness, and more. These plans are administered by the ALPA Canada Insurance Trust, which is a committee of the Canada Board.


  • Canadian Pilots Mean a Lot

    Who protects lives in the skies over Canada? Our pilots are some of the best-trained in the industry, dedicated to always putting passenger safety first. Despite the unique challenges, the Canadian standard for passenger and cargo safety is unmatched.


  • Flight-Time/Duty-Time Calculator

    The FTDT Calculator allows you to quickly and easily calculate your rest period, maximum duty time, and maximum flight time based on the new regulations. Simply input the necessary information and the calculator will automatically help you keep track of the number of hours you’ve been flying and on duty.

Latest News


  • WestJet Encore Pilots File 72-Hour Strike Notice

    At 3:00 p.m. MT on May 29, WestJet Encore pilots, represented by the Air Line Pilots Association, Int’l (ALPA), issued a 72-hour strike notice to WestJet Encore management and the government. This started the clock on a 72-hour countdown to negotiate a fair and equitable contract before the pilots can legally utilize all the options available to them under the Canada Labour Code....
  • Air Canada Pilots Hold Informational Picket as Mediation Talks Stall

    This morning, Air Canada pilots, represented by the Air Line Pilots Association, Int’l (ALPA), are standing together, strong, and unified, in downtown Toronto, where the union’s contract discussions for a world-class contract have stalled with Air Canada management....

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