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Airline Careers in Canada


COPA represents personal flying, including business and recreational flying. However, we do get many inquiries each week about airline careers in Canada.

Pilot hiring in the airline industry in Canada has historically been very cyclical. Anyone contemplating a career in aviation is encouraged to carefully consider whether there will be a chance for employment when training is completed.

For more complete information on professional pilot training please read the Air Transport Association of Canada (ATAC) Professional Pilot Career Information Brochure


For further information contact:

  • Air Transport Association of Canada represents the commercial air carriers and many flying schools
  • The Air Canada Pilots Association (ACPA)
  • The Air Line Pilots Association International (ALPA)
  • Individual air carriers that you aspire to work for to see what their hiring situation is currently.