Air Canada has named Mary Jordan to the
position of Senior Vice President, International and British Columbia. Based
at the carrier`s offices in Vancouver, she is responsible for all aspects of
the airline`s customer service, sales and operations outside of Canada and the
United States, as well as for providing direct leadership for the company`s
operations in British Columbia, including its Vancouver hub and field sales in
“Mary`s record of providing solid leadership and extensive experience in
the airline business will serve her well as she heads up our international
operations,” said Robert Milton, President and Chief Executive Officer.
“Mary`s mandate is to ensure the strong performance of our Asian gateway hub
at Vancouver, while maximizing all opportunities to strengthen our
international network in this current environment for the global airline
Jordan has held the position of Senior Vice President at Air Canada since
July 2000 when Air Canada completed its acquisition of Canadian Airlines where
she was Senior Vice President, Customer Service & Operations. Most recently,
she headed the planning of Air Canada`s low-fare carrier initiative as
President in 2001. Jordan began her airline career in American Airlines where
she was appointed Vice President, Human Resources in 1993 and subsequently
President of Wings West Airlines (American Eagle) until she moved to Canada to
head Canadian Regional Airlines from 1996 until 1998.
In 1997, Jordan was a recipient of “Canada`s Top 40 Under 40” award, an
honour she shares with Air Canada`s President and CEO, Robert Milton.
Air Canada provides scheduled and charter air transportation for
passengers and cargo to more than 150 destinations on five continents.
Canada`s flag carrier is the 10th largest commercial airline in the world and
serves more than 30 million customers annually with a fleet consisting of more
than 300 aircraft. Air Canada is a founding member of Star Alliance providing
the world`s most comprehensive air transportation network.