Air Canada Pilots Association

Air Canada Pilots Association

August 24, 2009 13:50 ET

Air Canada Pilots Elect New President

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Aug. 24, 2009) - Captain Paul Strachan has been elected President of the Air Canada Pilots Association (ACPA).

Captain Strachan is a former Chair of ACPA's governing Master Executive Council and has also served as chair and member of several ACPA committees. He began his career with Air Canada in 1999 and has operated a wide variety of military and commercial aircraft. Captain Strachan is currently based in Toronto.

As President of ACPA, Captain Strachan will represent Air Canada's pilots to governments and public agencies, other pilot associations and employee groups, media and a range of stakeholders.

Captain Strachan will assume office October 1 and serve until December 31, 2010. He was chosen in a special election following the decision of current President Captain Andy Wilson to return to flying.

Air Canada Pilots Association (ACPA) is the largest professional pilot group in Canada, representing the more than 3,000 pilots who operate Air Canada's mainline fleet.

Contact Information

  • Air Canada Pilots Association (ACPA)
    Paul Howard
    Director of Communications
    905-678-9008 ext. 222
    phoward@acpa.ca