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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 Are Trained for Life

    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. With continuous training to maneuver through hazardous weather, land on icy runways, and fly through engine failures, our pilots are ready for the unexpected and prepared for the future. Read how Canadian pilots are trained for life.


  • 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

  • ALPA Canada Responds to Express Entry Announcement

    Air Line Pilots Association, Int’l (ALPA) Canada president Capt. Tim Perry issued a statement in response to the federal government’s recent announcement of the first-ever category-based selection invitations for newcomers with work experience in transport....
  • ALPA Files Unfair Labour Practice Complaint Against Jazz Aviation and Air Canada

    Pilot leaders of Jazz Aviation, represented by the Air Line Pilots Association, Int’l (ALPA), filed an unfair labour practice complaint with the Canada Industrial Relations Board (CIRB)...
  • ALPA’s Growth Continues: Welcome Pascan Aviation Pilots

    Pascan Aviation pilots officially joined ALPA August 17 after the Canada Industrial Relations Board (CIRB) announced that it had certified the results of the pilot group’s June 9 card filing. Due to the overwhelming percentage of Pascan pilots who filed cards, the CIRB decided to bypass an election and instead finalized the decision, granting representation rights to ALPA....


  • From Atop Parliament Hill

    This is shaping up to be one of ALPA Canada’s busiest years in Ottawa. ALPA can expect the momentum created by increased pilot engagement, membership growth, and collective bargaining over the months Parliament has been in session to continue through September when Parliament resumes and beyond....
  • Air Canada Pilots Encouraged by Q2 2023 Strong Financial Report

    Today, Air Canada reported stronger-than-expected earnings for the second quarter of 2023, with an adjusted EBITDA of $1.220 billion, and strong revenue of $5.427 billion....
  • Wasaya Airways Pilots Ratify Tentative Agreement

    Wasaya Airways pilots, represented by the Air Line Pilots Association, Int’l (ALPA), ratified their new tentative agreement with Wasaya Airways, a subsidiary of the Exchange Income Corporation...

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