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Air Canada to hire 1100 staff, 200 for LCC start-up

21-Sep-2012 12:44 PM

Air Canada announced (20-Sep-2012) plans to hire up to 1100 staff over the next 12 months. 900 staff will be for Air Canada including 400 flight attendants and 500 permanent ground staff. Air Canada spokeswoman Angela Mah said, the carrier's mainline hiring is to "compensate for attrition, for example for retirements, but also for new jobs such as at our Montreal and Toronto call centres.” The carrier’s proposed LCC start-up reportedly plans to hire 200 staff with 150 flight attendants and 50 pilots. [more - original PR]