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Air Canada Appoints Jon Turner, Vice President of Cargo
Air Canada has appointed Jon Turner, currently Vice President of Inflight Services, as the carrier’s Vice President of Cargo, effective February 18, 2023. Mr. Turner is an accomplished airline executive with expertise in global strategy, operations and customer service.
On Wednesday (January 25, 2023), Air Canada announced the appointment of Jon Turner, currently the carrier’s Vice President of Inflight Services, as Vice President of Cargo, effective February 18, 2023. Mr. Turner is an accomplished airline executive with expertise in global strategy, operations and customer service. He has held a wide range of progressively critical, senior leadership roles at Air Canada, including Vice President – Maintenance and Engineering. Turner became President of Rouge Operations in 2019, with oversight for all aspects of leisure carrier Air Canada Rouge’s distinct brand and culture. He also previously served as President and Chief Executive Officer at Sky Regional, a Canadian Airline that operated flights under the Air Canada Express brand, as well as Executive Vice President at Air Transat. Jon Turner holds a Bachelor of Engineering degree from McGill University in Montreal.
Air Canada Cargo is Canada’s largest air cargo provider, as measured by cargo capacity, and has a presence in over 50 countries, as well as self-handled hubs in Montreal, Toronto, Vancouver, Chicago, London and Frankfurt. As Air Canada’s dedicated freight division, Air Canada Cargo offers global connectivity across six continents with domestic and international passenger flights, as well as cargo-only flights with their fleet of dedicated Boeing 767-300ER freighters and trucking services.
Air Canada is Canada’s largest domestic and international airline. The Canadian flag carrier is a founding member of the Star Alliance and the only international network carrier in North America to receive a Four-Star ranking from Skytrax. Air Canada provides scheduled passenger service to 51 airports in Canada, 51 in the U.S. and 88 internationally. Through the carrier’s Aeroplan loyalty program, customers can earn and redeem points on the world’s largest airline partner network of 45 airlines. Air Canada Cargo offers air freight lift and connectivity to hundreds of destinations across six continents with a dedicated fleet of 767-300 Freighters and passenger aircraft belly hold capacity. Additionally, the airline has committed to a net zero emissions goal from all global operations by 2050.
Source: Air Canada