Air Transat and its 1,500 flight attendants, represented by the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) have reached a tentative agreement for a new labour contract. The 5-year agreement would expire in 2015 and will be submitted shortly to ratification by the flight attendants.
“We are satisfied with the proposed agreement with CUPE. Since its foundation in 1987, Air Transat has always maintained excellent labour relations with its flight attendants and union representatives,” stated Allen B. Graham, President and CEO of Air Transat.
Air Transat is Canada’s leading holiday travel airline. It carries some 3 million passengers annually to nearly 60 destinations in 25 countries. It operates a fleet of Airbus A330s and A310s. Air Transat is a subsidiary of Transat A.T. Inc.
Transat A.T. Inc. is an integrated international tour operator with more than 60 destination countries and that distributes products in over 50 countries. A holiday travel specialist, Transat operates mainly in Canada and Europe, as well as in the Caribbean, Mexico and the Mediterranean Basin. Montreal-based Transat is also active in air transportation, accommodation, destination services and distribution. (TSX: TRZ.B, TRZ.A)
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