MONTAIR AVIATION ANNOUNCES JOINT PARTNERSHIP WITH AIR GEORGIAN’S SOAR RECRUITMENT PROGRAM
Pitt Meadows, BC – October 15, 2017 – Montair Aviation, a flight training academy based in Pitt Meadow’s BC, with a secondary training base in Red Deer AB, is pleased to announce the partnership with Air Georgian and its SOAR program for aviation career awareness. The partnership provides a career opportunity for pilots at Montair to become First Officers with Air Georgian which is part of the Air Canada family.
About the SOAR Program
Montair Aviation enters SOAR though Air Georgian’s ATAC member program which is open to all ATAC member airlines and flight schools. The program is designed to provide SOAR partnered operators and flight schools with predictable, timed attrition with extended notice periods while providing their employees visibility regarding career progression with an entry point to the Air Canada system. With this new partnership, the list of ATAC member partners continues to grow even ahead of SOAR’s official launch in November 2017.
SOAR (Sharing Opportunities for Advancement and Reward) is comprised of three initiatives:
• Raising awareness of careers in aviation for high school students
• Working with flight schools and 703/704 operators to recruit pilots into Air Georgian, and;
• Providing career fulfillment and advancement opportunities for all employees
“Montair is excited to offer our aspiring airline pilots the opportunity to advance their careers through the SOAR program,” announced Montair’s Director of Flight Operations, Blair Parrant. “We are proud to be involved in such a motivating and rewarding opportunity, while supporting growth within the aviation industry.”
For more information about Montair Aviation and career opportunities, please contact;
Director of Flight Operations
Office: (604) 465-8825
About Montair Aviation
Montair Aviation has been teaching aspiring pilots from around the world since 1995. The company was established with the goal of training both future professional and pleasure pilots to a skill and knowledge level well beyond the average flight school.
Montair is one of only a select number of flight schools around the world to receive approval from the Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) to train future Chinese airline pilots, in addition to authorization from Transport Canada to deliver Integrated ATPL courses; the highest level of professional pilot training course available in Canada.
The company has trained and graduated hundreds of current airline pilots, from dozens of countries. Montair is continuing to expand and strengthen, allowing it to excel at educating competent and effective pilots to fill the needs of an expanding global aviation community.
About Air Georgian
Air Georgian is a proud member of the Air Canada family, operating 62,000 regional flights per year on behalf of Air Canada through a capacity purchase agreement. With bases in Calgary and Toronto, we carry over 1.5 million passengers a year to 31 domestic and transborder destinations.