OTTAWA, May 29, 2013 /CNW/ - The National Airlines Council of Canada
(NACC) congratulates Joseph Randell, President and CEO of Jazz Aviation
LP, and Chair of NACC's Board of Directors, on his induction to the
Junior Achievement Nova Scotia Business Hall of Fame. Mr. Randell will
be inducted during the 2013 gala which will take place on May 29, 2013
in Halifax, Nova Scotia. The NACC also congratulates the other 2013
inductees: Stephen Smith and posthumously, Hugh O. Mills and Willett
As President and Chief Executive Officer of Jazz Aviation LP, Mr.
Randell leads one of the world's largest regional airlines. With its
headquarters in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Jazz employs approximately 5,000
employees and operates to 79 destinations in North America.
Mr. Randell began his career in the airline industry with Eastern
Provincial Airways in 1976. He later helped found Air Nova in 1985 and
served as its President. In 1999, he led the consolidation of Air Nova
and Air Alliance, the eastern based Air Canada regional
carriers. Under his direction, further consolidation of other major
regional carriers in Canada led to the creation of Jazz Aviation.
"Joe is definitely deserving of such an honour. His integrity,
knowledge and entrepreneurial spirit truly make him an exceptional and
highly accomplished business leader. Joe is also a passionate advocate
of the aviation industry in Canada. Moreover, his enthusiasm and
active involvement in the business community serve as a great source of
motivation and inspiration to the business leaders of the future. The
member airlines of the NACC congratulate Joe and are honored to have
him serve as chairperson of our council", said George Petsikas,
President of the NACC.
The National Airlines Council of Canada (NACC) is the trade association
representing Canada's largest national and international passenger air
carriers: Air Canada, Air Transat, Jazz Aviation LP and WestJet. We
promote safe, sustainable and competitive air travel through the
development of policies, regulations and legislation that foster a
world-class transportation system. Collectively, our member airlines
carry over 50 million passengers annually, directly employ 43,000
people and create over 260,000 jobs.
SOURCE: National Airlines Council of Canada
For further information:
Marc-André O'Rourke, Director
National Airlines Council of Canada
Visit our website at www.airlinecouncil.ca