Air Canada Announces Nomination of Kathleen Taylor to its Board of Directors

MONTREAL, April 8, 2016 /CNW Telbec/ - Air Canada is pleased to announce the nomination of Kathleen Taylor to its Board of Directors to be voted on at its upcoming Annual Meeting of Shareholders to be held on May 10, 2016 in Halifax, Nova Scotia.

Ms. Taylor is the Chair of the Board of the Royal Bank of Canada and a director of the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board and the Adecco Group. She is the former President and Chief Executive Officer of Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts where she served in a variety of senior leadership roles during her 24-year career. Ms. Taylor is the Chair of the Board of the Hospital for Sick Children Foundation, the Chair of the Principal's International Advisory Board of McGill University and a member of the Dean's Advisory Council of the Schulich School of Business of York University.

Ms. Taylor has a Master of Business Administration degree and an Honorary Doctorate of Laws from the Schulich School of Business, a law degree from Osgoode Hall Law School and a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) degree from the University of Toronto.

About Air Canada

Air Canada is Canada's largest domestic and international airline serving more than 200 airports on six continents. Canada's flag carrier is among the 20 largest airlines in the world and in 2015 served more than 41 million customers. Air Canada provides scheduled passenger service directly to 63 airports in Canada, 56 in the United States and 86 in Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Asia, Australia, the Caribbean, Mexico, Central America and South America. Air Canada is a founding member of Star Alliance, the world's most comprehensive air transportation network serving 1,330 airports in 192 countries. Air Canada is the only international network carrier in North America to receive a Four-Star ranking according to independent U.K. research firm Skytrax. For more information, please visit:, follow @AirCanada on Twitter and join Air Canada on Facebook.


SOURCE Air Canada

For further information: Contacts: Isabelle Arthur (Montréal),, 514 422-5788; Peter Fitzpatrick (Toronto),, 416 263-5576; Angela Mah (Vancouver),, 604 270-5741; Internet:


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