Member of the Board of Advisors
Former President & CEO of Air Canada
Montie Brewer was President & CEO of Air Canada from December 2004 till April of 2009. Under Mr. Brewer’s leadership, Air Canada became an industry innovator in pricing, sales, distribution and onboard product.
Mr. Brewer joined Air Canada in April 2002 as Executive Vice President, Commercial. Prior to Air Canada, he was responsible for Revenue and Planning functions at United Airlines. An industry veteran, Mr. Brewer has also held senior positions at Northwest Airlines, Republic Airlines, Braniff and Trans World Airlines. He has planned and developed over 20 hub operations worldwide, managed low cost airline operations as President of United Shuttle and successfully restructured the route networks of three major carriers.
While at United Airlines, Mr. Brewer acted as a key negotiator in the founding of Star Alliance, of which Air Canada was also a founding member.
Mr. Brewer is a Member of the Board of Allegiant Travel Company and Aer Lingus.