Air Georgian’s SOAR program focuses on aviation career awareness, recruitment and retention, by partnering with flight schools, colleges and universities to create defined career pathways for candidates. We recently spoke with Air Georgian CRJ First Officer Blair White, who was part of the first class of SOAR candidates, to learn more about his experience with the program. White entered SOAR through… Read More about CRJ First Officer Blair White Shares his SOAR Experience
Air Georgian has ratified a three-year collective bargaining agreement with Unifor, with 91 percent of members voting in favour of the agreement. Air Georgian and Unifor have worked collaboratively to produce this first ever contract, which sets the foundation for a long term positive working relationship. Unifor represents 90 of Air Georgian’s employees working in maintenance, administration and the flight operations centre at Air Georgian’s Toronto and Calgary bases. The agreement is effective… Read More about Air Georgian Announces Ratification of First Collective Agreement with UNIFOR
We develop careers. During our 24 years in business we have trained more than 6,000 pilots to perform their best in an airline environment. We are proud to announce the creation of our airline operations academy, “Air Georgian Academy”. Inspired by our culture of professionalism, and career development, the Academy will provide our pilots and… Read More about Introducing Air Georgian Academy, Canada’s Airline Learning Centre
Our SOAR program for aviation career awareness, recruitment and retention has grown with the addition of our 15thpartner, Pacific Flying Club. The partnership provides a career pathway for instructors and students of Pacific Flying Club to join Air Georgian as First Officers, giving them an entry point into the Air Canada network. “Pacific Flying Club is delighted… Read More about Join us in welcoming Pacific Flying Club to SOAR
SOAR continues to grow with the addition of our 14th partner, Sault College! The partnership provides a career pathway for instructors to join Air Georgian as First Officers, giving them an entry point into the Air Canada network. “Sault College is honoured to partner with Air Georgian Limited and become a member of its SOAR program,”… Read More about Sault College and Air Georgian Finalize Instructor Pathway
We recognize the importance of investing in the learning and development of our workforce to increase employee engagement, career growth and innovation. To this end, we are excited to announce the creation of our Tuition Assistance Program. “A well-rounded education coupled with continuous learning is important for the success of our organization and our employees,”… Read More about Announcing the Air Georgian Employee Tuition Assistance Program
On April 9th, 2018 at noon we will be holding a Pilot Career Webinar with our Vice President of Flight Ops, Troy Stephens and our SOAR Coordinator, Jeslene Bryant. We will be covering topics related to Air Georgian, and will also be providing career advice to current and aspiring pilots.
On March 5th, the new Air Canada Pilot Mobility Arrangement (PMA) portal went live. This is exciting news for Air Georgian pilots and aspiring Canadian commercial pilots. The amendments provide candidates with a clearer understanding of the qualities Air Canada seeks and offers more transparency and efficiency to the application process. The PMA guarantees all Air… Read More about Changes to Air Canada’s Pilot Mobility Arrangement (PMA)
SOAR continues to grow with the addition of SkyCare. The partnership provides a career pathway for pilots of SkyCare to join Air Georgian with an entry into the Air Canada network. “With a focus on remote northern operations and 24-hour delivery of essential services, we believe SkyCare develops some of the best pilots in Canada. … Read More about SkyCare Air Ambulance and Air Georgian Finalize SOAR Partnership
Air Georgian’s SOAR program for aviation career awareness, recruitment and retention continues to grow with the addition of Transwest Air. The partnership provides a career pathway for Transwest pilots to join Air Georgian with an entry into the Air Canada network.