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Spring 2012 issue 77

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The cost of low-cost

Qantas pilots’ president on the corporate structures behind the Jetstar franchise

National Editor Robert Elwood goes behind closed doors in Montreal MEC Chairman Captain Jean-Marc Bélanger

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as an active acpa member you are entitled to a $20,000 basic life benefit. You may also purchase acpa optional life insurance. Pilots may be covered by up to $750,000 in units of $50,000 with the following rates per $1,000 of coverage.

Airline Financial Credit Union is a full service financial institution specializing in the needs of current or retired employees of the airline industry for over 60 years.





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Insurance coverage is also available for spouses and dependents.

For more information visit www.acpa.ca, in the members only section, click on committees, then insurance. Or contact Marilyn Pinto at [email protected]

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if you currently hold acpa life insurance, please ensure your beneficiary information is up to date


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