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ATAC Lifetime Honorees

ATAC Lifetime Honoree is the Association's highest award. It is awarded to individuals who, during their lifetime, contributed significantly to the improvement of the Association and the Canadian air transport industry as a whole.

List of ATAC Lifetime Honorees

 

2016            Jim Rogers.........................................President, Flair Airlines

2016            Debbie Simpson.................................Corporate Secretary, Air Transport Association of Canada

2015            Joan Williams.....................................Ottawa Aviation Services (Deceased)

2014            Bruce MacDougall……………………Paterson, MacDougall

2013            Robert Deluce....................................President & CEO, Porter Airlines

2012            Patricia Kennedy……………………. Chief Operating Officer, Pacific Flying Club

2011            Harvey Friesen………………………. President, Bearskin Airlines (Deceased)

2010            Tracy Medve………………………….. President, Canadian North

2010            Bob Davis…………………………......NAV CANADA Board of Director

2009            Jim Glass………………………………Managing Partner, Transwest Air (Deceased)

2008            No Nominations

2007            Peter Wallis........................................ President & CEO, The Van Horne Institute

2007            Len Routledge.................................... Former President and CEO of Toronto Helicopters Limited (Deceased)

2006            No nominations

2005            Mr. Sandy Morrison......................................... Former Chairman of NAV CANADA Board of Directors

2005            Mr. Russell Payson.......................................... Chairman & CEO, Skyservice

2004            Mr. John Scholefield....................................... President, Laurentide Aviation (Deceased)

2004            Mr. Rick Wynott................................................ Director, Flight Operations, Brampton Flying Club (Deceased)

2003            Mr. Douglas D. Port.......................................... Retired Senior Vice President, Customer Service, Air Canada

2002            No nominations

2001            Mr. Dennis Cooper.......................................... Chief Executive Officer, Sky Wings Aviation Academy

2001            Mr. John W. Crichton...................................... President & Chief Executive Officer, NAV CANADA

2001            Mr. Darrel G. Smith........................................... Retired Vice President, Airline Operations, AirBC

2000            Mr. Barry Lapointe............................................ President, Kelowna Flightcraft Ltd.

1999            Mr. C.A.L. Morberg........................................... President, Calm Air International Ltd. (Deceased)

1999            Mr. Harry Steele..........................................Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Newfoundland Capital Corporation Limited

1998            No nominations

1997            Mr. J.J. Bourgeault........................................... Senior Executive Vice President, Air Canada

1996            No nominations

1995            Mr. T.A. (Al) Kapty............................................ General Manager, Trans North Helicopters

1994            Mr. Charles H. Simpson ................................. Retired Executive Vice President, Operations, Air

1994            Mr. Alf Stringer ................................................. Retired President, Vancouver Island Helicopters Ltd. (Deceased)

1993            Mr. Richard H. Barton ..................................Retired Executive Vice President & C.O.O., Canadian Regional Airlines (Deceased)

1993            Mr. Floyd R. Glass .......................................... President, Athabaska Airways Ltd. (Deceased)

1992            Mr. George D. Curley ...................................... Retired Chairman of the Board of Wardair Inc.

1991            Mr. E. Patrick Callison .................................... (Retired) Founder of Klondike Helicopters

1991            Mr. Robert A. Pincott ....................................... Reed Stenhouse Limited (Deceased)

1990            No nominations

1989            Mr. Donald S. McClure .................................... Moncton Flight Centre (Deceased)

1988            Mr. Pierre J. Jeanniot ...................................... President & C.E.O., Air Canada

1988            Mr. Stanley M. Deluce ..................................... Chairman of the Board, Air Ontario (Deceased)

1987            Mr. Rhys Eyton ................................................ Chairman & C.E.O., Canadian Airlines International Ltd.

1987            Mr. Len Sambell ............................................... Retired Vice President, Pacific Western Airlines

1986            Mr. W.R. (Stubb) Ross..................................... Honorary Chairman, Time Air (1982) Ltd. (Deceased)

1985            Mr. A.C. (Angus) Morrison ............................. President & C.E.O., Air Transport Association of Canada (Deceased)

1984            Mr. T.L. (Tom) Spalding ................................. Executive Vice President, Wardair International Ltd.

1983            Mr. Robert Wong ............................................. Consultant, Central Airways Corp. (Deceased)

1983            Mr. Ian Gray ..................................................... Retired President, CP Air (Deceased)

1982            Mr. Dave Jacox ................................................ Vice President, Pacific Western Airlines (Deceased)

1981            Mr. Claude Taylor ............................................ President & C.E.O., Air Canada (Deceased)

1980            Mr. Harry Pickard .............................................Retired Executive Vice President & Secretary, ATAC (Deceased)

1980            Mr. Jack Scholefield ....................................... President, Laurentide Aviation Limited (Deceased)

1979            Mr. H.D. (Don) Cameron ................................. Senior Vice President, Administration & Public Affairs, CP Air (Deceased)

1979            Mr. J.H. (Red) Lymburner ............................... Retired (Deceased)

1978            Mr. Jack Fleming ............................................. President, Dominion Pegasus Helicopters (Deceased)

1978            Mr. Max Ward................................................... President, Wardair Canada (1975) Limited

1977            Mr. Al Smith ...................................................... President, Smith Airways Limited (Deceased)

1977            Mr. R.G. (Rollie) Lefrançois ........................... Chairman of the Board, Nordair Limited (Deceased)

1976            Mr. D.N. (Don) Watson ................................... Retired President, Pacific Western (Deceased)

1975            No nominations

1974            No nominations

1973            Mr. Al Michaud ................................................. President, West Coast Air Services (Deceased)

1973            Mr. Glenn McPherson .................................... President, Okanagan Helicopters (Deceased)

1972            No nominations

1971            Mr. Jimmy Wells .............................................. Retired ATAC Council (Deceased)

1970            No nominations

1969            Mr. R.W. (Dick) Ryan ...................................... Vice President, Canadian Pacific Airlines (Deceased)

1968            Capt. Carl Burke .............................................. President, Maritime Central Airways (Deceased)

1968            Mr. Tommy Fox ............................................... President, Associated Airways Limited (Deceased)

1967            Mr. Tom Wheeler ............................................. President, Wheeler Airlines (Deceased)

1967            Mr. Jack Austin ................................................ President, Austin Airways (Deceased)