Jon Turner was appointed President, Rouge Operations in June 2019, where he has oversight for all aspects of leisure carrier Air Canada Rouge, including a focus on its distinct brand and culture.
Jon was named Air Canada's Vice President, Maintenance when he re-joined Air Canada in February 2018. In that role, he had direct responsibility for managing and providing strategic direction for Air Canada's global maintenance programs, core engineering, fleet management, control of technical safety and airworthiness standards, maintenance operations control, supply chain, as well as line maintenance.
A skilled airline executive with expertise in operations, Jon began his career at Air Canada in 1980 where he held a wide range of progressively critical, senior operational roles including responsibility for all aspects of Air Canada's aircraft acquisition and disposal. In 2004, he was appointed Vice President, Maintenance and Engineering and he had oversight for the airline's maintenance programs, engineering, fleet management, airworthiness, maintenance operational control, line and cabin maintenance. In 2008, he joined Air Transat and was appointed Executive Vice President, Air Transat in 2011. In 2016, he subsequently became Chief Executive Officer and President at Sky Regional, a Canadian airline that operates flights on behalf of Air Canada under the Air Canada Express banner.
Jon holds a Bachelor of Engineering degree from McGill University in Montreal.
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