What are Employee Benefits at Air Canada?
Air Canada is the flag carrier and the largest airline in Canada by fleet size and passengers carried. Founded in 1937, the chain has approximately 30,000+ employees to run its locations.
To keep its employees loyal and engaged with the company, the chain offers exclusive Air Canada Employee Benefits and Discounts to enjoy.
All Air Canada employees and associates can access these perks by logging onto the official Air Canada employee benefits site.
Check out below for what Air Canada employees and their dependents are eligible for if they meet the eligibility requirements.
Employee Benefits Packages
Benefits can vary based on location, the number of regularly scheduled hours worked, length of employment, and job status (such as part-time, seasonal, or temporary).
Check out below for what Air Canada employees and their dependents are eligible for:
|Air Canada Benefits
|Health plan includes
|Traditional coverage for prescription drugs, home care, medical travel insurance, massage therapy, employee assistance plan (EAP), medical equipment and supplies, physiotherapy, chiropractor, nutrition planning, alternative coverage, podiatrist, osteopathy
|routine, restorative, orthodontics
|Family coverage option
|Additional health care plan
|Flexible health benefits plan, a supplementary health plan with no age limits
|free parking, transit subsidies, electric vehicle charging stations, and a secure and sheltered bicycle parking facility are available for all.
|Upgrade to a Better You platform, quarterly mental health awareness campaigns, etc
|Maternity top-up (mothers)
|up to 75% of salary for 17 weeks
|Flexible work options
|Flexible work hours, compressed workweek, telecommuting, etc
|12 months (maximum)
|Additional family-friendly leaves
|Expecting mothers may receive 17 weeks of maternity leave and get around 60% to 75% of their salary.
|Management, administrative, and technical support employees are entitled to get 3 weeks of paid vacation and 5 weeks of paid vacation. self-funded leave options available on various occasion
|Defined-contribution (DC) pension, non-matching RSP
|Employee lounge amenities
|The facility of television, comfortable seating, and foosball table are available
|Easy access to many features on their job which include a medical clinic, a quiet room, dry cleaning services, a dedicated vacation travel office, an outdoor patio, a boutique, an official Air Canada Museum, an outdoor barbecue, discounts at local restaurants, etc and lots to mention
|phased-in retirement work options, life & disability insurance
|available to all employees
|available for some positions
|Onsite fitness facility
|Subsidized gym membership, rowing machines, employee jogging club, shower facilities, stationary bikes, treadmills, stair masters, instructor-led classes, etc facilities are available for all employees
|Share purchase plan
|available to all employees
|Additional financial benefits
|Corporate discount program on retail, services, travel, etc., 20% Air travel discounts for employees and their family members, 10% to 15% discounted rates for extended family members, Vacation package discounts, etc
|Company newsletter, intranet site, traditional email suggestion box, etc
|In-house training programs
|Apprenticeship, skilled trades programs, mentoring, online training, in-house training, paid internships, professional accreditation subsidies
|Dress-for-your-day policy, Employee sports teams, music while working, casual dress Fridays, social activities for retirees, etc
|Unique training & development programs
|In-house training programs which include language training, flight training, etc
Do employees get discounts?
With one of the most generous employee travel programs in the airline industry, Air Canada offers them and their immediate family members special rates on airfare. Plus, through Air Canada’s partners, they also enjoy discounts on car rentals, hotel accommodations, vacation packages and tour operators.
Air Canada Centre,
7373 Côte-Vertu Boulevard West,
Quebec H4S 1Z3,
Air Canada Customer Service Number: (514) 422 5000
Reservations in Canada 888 247-2262
Reservations in UK: 00 800 669 92222
Reservations in the US: 888 247-2262
In a nutshell, Air Canada is a holistic place to work that offers its employees a plethora of benefits, perks, and discounts during their employment. And also after the termination of their employees depending on the service time at Air Canada.
Furthermore, Air Canada also emphasizes the physical and mental well-being of its employees.