Led by an all-Canadian executive team & independent Board of Directors, the launch of Jetlines, following the height of the pandemic, requires an experienced management team as resilient as the brand. The Canada Jetlines executive team represents more than 100 years of combined experience in the Canadian Global airline and travel industries.
Eddy Doyle has over 35 years' experience in aviation. Ed started his career as a pilot in the Canadian Air Force before joining Air Canada in 1989.
Over 11,000 hours flying experience - has flown Airbus and Boeing aircraft domestically and internationally.
Ed served in many management roles during his career at Air Canada where he was responsible for nearly 4000 pilots, dispatchers, load agents and administration staff before retiring as Vice President Flight Operations in 2018.
After Air Canada, Ed took the position of Deputy-CEO at Bamboo Airways in Vietnam, where he helped launch the airline.
Bamboo Airways grew to 25 aircraft (A320 & B787) by the end of its first year in operation, obtained the IATA Operational Safety Audit certificate, achieved the best on-time performance in Vietnam, and was recognized by the Vietnam Economic Times as the Best Service Airline in Vietnam.
Master of Business Administration - Embry Riddle University Bachelor of Science in Aeronautics - Embry Riddle University Certificate in Management - Acadia University
Duncan Bureau is a seasoned Global Business Executive with more than twenty-five years of experience in almost every vertical within the airline including, Network Planning, Revenue Mgmt., Sales, Marketing, and Operations. Duncan continues to be recognized for achieving business growth, leading strategic initiatives. He has been on many Boards and advisory Boards globally including Canada Tourism, TICO, Destination Canada, USA Tourism, and currently holds a Board of Directors Seat with Klosebuy in the United States. Duncan is also the co-founder of the LorEau Group based in the UAE which consults in aviation, manufacturing and online booking engines.
Duncan has held many progressive roles within the airline industry where he was promoted to a Corporate Officer and has held various roles such as Vice President Sales & Distribution Westjet Airlines, Senior Vice President Sales & Distribution Malaysia Airlines, Global Vice President Sales & Distribution Air Canada, President Air Canada Rouge and most recently Senior Vice President Sales & Distribution at Etihad. Tasked with building a sales organization from the ground up he and the team grew revenue from $300 Million to over $3.5 Billion in 9 years at WestJet. As the Global Vice President Sales & Distribution at Air Canada he and his team contributed to the profitable revenue growth from $12 Billion to $18 Billion in 5 years.
Duncan has Bachelor of Management undergraduate degree in Accounting and Finance from the University of Lethbridge, in Lethbridge Alberta, Canada.
Brad has more than 25 years' experience in the airline industry. Prior to joining Canada Jetlines, Brad served as Managing Director at Air Canada, accountable for line maintenance with more than 1,800 maintenance technicians in Canada and globally. His prior experience includes Vice President of Maintenance and PRM for Air Georgian and Regional 1 airlines, before taking a senior leadership role at Air Canada Rouge
Brad is an experienced leader with a history of developing and driving strategic initiatives by aligning organizational behaviors with corporate direction, deploying strategic change to drive an enhanced Safety culture, increased operational performance and reliability.
Percy Gyara is globally experienced senior Finance Leader with a successful career of 25 plus years spanning North America, India and the Mid-East. Percy is a consummate financial professional with keen eye of delivering healthy bottom-line efficiency, process and profit improvements leading to overall superior performance.
Percy with his big picture thinking ability, flawless execution and strong problem-solving skills has successfully turned around and put organizations on growth path. He is a team player and relationship builder at all levels. Percy a big believer of collaborative partnership for co-creation and co-execution of outcome driven finance strategies in a matrix and multicultural environment.
Percy has over 15 years of finance and operation experience in the airline and travel sector in North America. He started with a Canadian charter operator Skyservice Airlines. Percy's most recent roles include VP Finance at Sunwing Travel Group, the largest travel company in North America.
Percy has earned Certified General Accountant (CGA) from Canada and he is a Chartered Accountant (CA) from India.
In his free time Percy likes hiking and spending time with his friends and family.
Robert has over 30 years experience as a business and IT professional with a focus on IT strategy, cloud solutions and cybersecurity. Recent work includes building digital platforms with cloud-based best-of-breed solutions that provide cost efficiencies, process automation and seamless platform integration. Robert's background includes 18 years with Air Canada in IT leadership and airline operational roles. Business areas include IT - Customer Service and Airline Operations, System Operation Control, Commercial Operations, Flight Dispatch, Load Control, Commissary, Cargo, and Airport Operations. Robert also holds a commercial pilot license.
Most recently, Robert provided leadership for IT at U.S. based Eastern Airlines. Previous roles include VP, IT and Operations at United Way Greater Toronto, CIO at Technical Standards and Safety Authority of Ontario, Director, IT at Certified Management Accountants of Ontario, and various roles implementing digital solutions at Canada Post and Purolator.
Robert earned an MBA from the University of Toronto and is a Chartered Professional Accountant. Robert has served on the board of the CIO Association of Canada (Toronto Chapter) and Advisory Committee member, Council of IT Executives at the Conference Board of Canada. He currently is a member of the IDC Canada CIO Research Review Board.
Anup oversees the customer experience at Canada Jetlines and is responsible for both In- Flight Services and Airports ensuring a seamless journey for each customer. With over 28 years of experience in multiple roles in the aviation industry, most recently as Managing Director, In-Flight Service Operations at Air Canada, Anup brings solid experience and a committed focus on the customer and the customer journey to the team.
Anup is passionate about delivering a strong sense of culture and team in a safety focused environment and is recognized as an experienced champion for continuous improvement and strong leadership.
Randy Howe has over 22 years' experience in aviation, most recently flying in the middle east operating Airbus 330 / 320.
Captain Howe has held several airline management positions throughout his career, completed his MBA in Aviation management with Emirates Aviation University and completed IATA Safety audits.