Media Advisory - Air Canada Vice President and Controller, Chris Isford, to Address New IFRS 16 Leases Accounting Standard Change in a Conference Call on February 21, 2019

MONTREAL, Jan. 24, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - Chris Isford, Vice President and Controller, and Kathleen Murphy, Director, Investor Relations and Corporate Reporting, will host a conference call on February 21, 2019 to discuss Air Canada's accounting policy changes under IFRS 16 Leases and the related accounting impacts as well as answer questions from analysts about this accounting standard change.

On January 1st, 2019, Air Canada adopted the International Financial Reporting Standard 16 – Leases (IFRS 16 – Leases).  Air Canada's 2018 Audited Consolidated Financial Statements and Notes and its 2018 Management's Discussion and Analysis of Results of Operations and Financial Condition, which will be filed on SEDAR at and posted on Air Canada's website at on February 15, 2019, will include a discussion of the changes expected under this new accounting standard.

Media and the public may access the webcast or this call on a listen-only basis.



February 21, 2019


10:00 a.m. ET

Conference call

1-800-806-5484 toll free or 416-406-0743 for the Toronto area – passcode 8649781#


The conference call can also be accessed via this webcast


Replay will be available approximately one hour after the call and until midnight ET May 21, 2019.  Dial 1-800-408-3053 or 905-694-9451 – passcode 2672611#

Slide Deck:

The presentation slides will be available on Air Canada's website and are intended to be viewed and followed along with the conference call/webcast: 


SOURCE Air Canada

For further information: Isabelle Arthur (Montréal),, 514 422-5788; Peter Fitzpatrick (Toronto),, 416 263-5576; Angela Mah (Vancouver),, 604 270-5741; Internet: