Mandate

Mission

To support our members in their commitment to a safe, world-leading and sustainable Canadian air transport industry.

Objectives

  • Promote safe, reliable, efficient and affordable air transportation of people and goods to the benefit of Canadian society.
  • Engage with relevant Government and regulatory authorities to advance Canadian commercial aviation and facilitate sustainable air transport.
  • Advocate for government recognition of commercial aviation as a vital Canadian socio-economic driver.
  • Promote the availability of world class flight training in Canada, domestically and internationally.
  • Promote and support sound environmentally responsible operations and policies.
  • Promote and support a regulatory framework that recognises enterprise and imagination in providing safe and competitive air transport services.
  • Provide excellent and cost-effective services to our members.
  • Promote professional operational standards and business practices by the membership.
  • Inform and engage the public and other stakeholders about the industry and its views.
  • Communicate matters of interest to our members in a timely manner.

 

Activities

  • Contact lobbying (e.g. Passenger Rights Legislation)
  • Content lobbying (e.g. Canadian Aviation Regulation Advisory Committee (CARAC), Advisory Group on Aviation Security (AGAS))
  • Education/Intelligence (e.g. SMS Toolkit and Workshops)
  • Benefit programs (e.g. AON Program Group Benefits)
  • Marketing opportunity (e.g. Tradeshow)
  • Industry Spokesman (e.g. Olympic Aviation Security)
  • Urgent Member Assistance (e.g. Interpretation of Regulations)
  • Regulatory Monitoring (e.g. Safety Management System (SMS), Potable Water)
  • Industry Advocacy (e.g. Greenhouse Gas Emissions)
  • International Marketing (e.g. International Business Development for Flight Training and Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul)
  • Partnerships (e.g. Canadian Council for Aerospace in the development of National Occupational Standards, Department of National Defence Air Cadet Power Pilot Scholarship Program)