In the third quarter of this week`s review, Cargojet said a new collective agreement and other incentives for pilots would create a strong competitive position, but that the new fatigue rules would increase costs and exacerbate the continuing shortage of pilots. Almost exactly four years ago, airlines signed a cooperation agreement and the search for synergies for the first time, as they could have sufficient traffic to serve destinations such as Latin America, which Cargojet probably would not do alone, while Air Canada stated that it did not want to enter the main traffic. “According to our collective agreement, all flights operated by or on behalf of Air Canada, including cargo flights, must be operated exclusively by CAPA members,” said Kym Robertson, Senior Director, Communications and Government Affairs at CAPA. “The new agreement brings a number of improvements and will address our membership concerns,” said Colin Brazier, head of the negotiating committee. TORONTO The union representing cargojet Airways Ltd. pilots said Monday that workers had ratified an initial collective agreement by an overwhelming majority. “This process expires on December 31, 2017. At the end of October, the AcpA informed Air Canada that it did not intend to be renewed because there was not sufficient value to our members and that, as such, there was not sufficient support to ratify a longer-term agreement under our collective agreement. It is believed that Air Canada would have liked to extend and even extend the agreement. The new work rules limit the annual flight time to 1,000 hours from 1200 hours today and also extend rest periods from eight to 12 hours.

The company indicated that it intended to pass on to customers the additional costs associated with the recruitment, training and employment of new pilots and found that its contracts contain provisions to cover the costs resulting from government intervention. It takes several months, he noticed to recruit and train new pilots. “These new conditions are expected to significantly reduce the potential for fatigue.” Canadian carrier Cargojet [TSX: CGJTF] says it will add a customer surcharge in the fourth quarter to minimize increased labour costs as it works to comply with new government rules to address pilot fatigue. Canadian auto workers said the five-year contract includes wage increases and schedule improvements, pension increases, sick days and other improvements. Transport Canada`s service rules, which will come into effect in December 2020 and will apply to all commercial air carriers in Canada, reduce the number of flying hours and hours of service, making Canadian standards compatible with most other countries, including the United States, including the United States, which offer airlines the flexibility to use fatigue management systems to exceed prescribed limits when they can prove that the pilots` vigilance and safety are not compromised. . “Air Canada Cargo will continue to offer our full cargo service offering on large-scale passenger flights in most of these markets. Air Canada will add 767 passenger flights per day between Canada and Mexico in 2018 and three additional weekly frequencies between Canada and Lima. The Dutch government has abandoned its proposal for a tax on cargo ships after studies showed that they…

Virmani said the air cargo provider has all the pilots it needs right now. Passenger airline WestJet “already has a comprehensive fatigue management system that is evolving to meet the new regulated requirements” and a work plan to implement the new rules involving the hiring of additional crews, spokeswoman Morgan Bell said in an email.