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Bureau departing Canada Jetlines, McKee named CCO effective June 28

TORONTO — Duncan Bureau is stepping away from his role as Chief Commercial Officer of Canada Jetlines.

Bureau has been with Canada Jetlines since 2021. At that time he was returning to the Canadian airline industry after a year with Etihad Airways, where he was Senior VP Sales & Distribution. Bureau is an airline industry veteran, from his early days at Canadian Airlines and WestJet, to Malaysia Airlines, and then to Air Canada and Air Canada Rouge.

Duncan Bureau

A statement from Canada Jetlines says Bureau is departing the company to pursue other opportunities. The company notes that Bureau assisted Canada Jetlines with its start-up and the launch of several commercial systems and integration into distribution platforms, and thanked Bureau for his contributions and wished him well in his next endeavors.

Effective June 28, 2023, Charles McKee will take on the Chief Commercial Officer role at Canada Jetlines. McKee comes to the carrier with chief marketing and revenue responsibilities in the travel technology, airline, hotel and national destination marketing sectors.

Says Canada Jetlines CEO and President, Eddy Doyle: “Charles brings with him more than 30-years of experience with leading travel companies, in marketing, branding, sales and revenue management. He is an excellent addition to the Canada Jetlines team and will focus on growing brand awareness, distribution channels, and sales and revenue growth for the company.”

Most recently McKee was SVP, Commercial Products, for Sabre Corporation. He has also worked for Markey Int’l, Radisson Hotel Group Americas and, Delta Hotels & Resorts, Malaysia Airlines and Air Canada, the Canadian Tourism Commission and Virgin Atlantic Airways.

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