Air Canada Names Peter Donolo, Senior Vice President, Corporate Affairs and Government Relations

Air Canada today named Peter Donolo as Senior
Vice President, Corporate Affairs and Government Relations.

Donolo, currently Canada`s Consul General in Milan, was formerly Director
of Communications in the Prime Minister`s Office from 1993 to 1999. Donolo
will have overall responsibility for federal, provincial and territorial
government relations, corporate communications, community relations and
charitable donations. He will be based in Toronto.

“Peter has a solid record in strategic communications and has a strong
understanding of the workings of government,” said Robert Milton, President
and CEO. “His track record of success has earned him widespread respect and
his proven communications skills will augment all our corporate efforts to
provide exceptional service to our customers.”

Donolo`s appointment is effective April 16th. He replaces Doug Port who
has been named Senior Vice President, Customer Service, based in Calgary.