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Airlines

Name: CANADIAN AIRLINES
7JetSet7 Code: CDI
Status: Currently Not Operational
Region: NORTH AMERICA
City: VANCOUVER
Country: CANADA
Employees 44900
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Sita: YYCGPCP
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FORMED IN 1942 AS CP AIR. LATER, TAKEN OVER BY PACIFIC WESTERN (PWA) IN 1979. DOMESTIC, REGIONAL & INTERNATIONAL, SCHEDULED AND CHARTER,
PASSENGER & CARGO, JET AIRPLANE SERVICES.

CANADA WAS ESTABLISHED IN 1867, IT COVERS AN AREA OF 9,976,139 SQ KM, ITS POPULATION IS 30 MILLION, ITS CAPITAL CITY IS OTTAWA, AND ITS OFFICIAL LANGUAGES ARE ENGLISH & FRENCH.

OCTOBER 1995: TO 125 DESTINATIONS.

CODE SHARE WITH ALITALIA (ALI) ON ROME - TORONTO: WINTER (CDI) 767, 230 PAX, SPRING/SUMMER (ALI) 747, 404 PAX. CODE SHARE WITH (JAL) TO NAGOYA (747).

3RD QUARTER = +$96.3 MILLION (+$85.4 MILLION) - RECORD!

INCDT: (CDI) DC-10-30 ABORTED TAKEOFF AT (VCR) FOLLOWING ENGINE FAILURE & RAN OFF RUNWAY (EXTENSIVE DAMAGE), 5 INJURIES OF 242 PAX ON EVACUATION, CREW OK.

NOVEMBER 1995: DROPS ROUTE TO SHANGHAI FROM VANCOUVER (VCR) VIA BEIJING (BEJ). NOW (VCR) - (BEJ), 2/WEEK. CODE SHARE WITH (MAS) KUALA LUMPUR - TAIPEI - (VCR) WITH 747-400.

(ARK) PUCHASED 6 737-200'S FROM (CDI) FOR $34 MILLION & LEASED THEM BACK FOR $624,000/MONTH. RETURNED 737-242C & 737-275C TO (GUI).

DECEMBER 1995: MOVING 737 HEAVY MAINTENANCE TO VANCOUVER FROM CALGARY BY JUNE 1996 = $14 MILLION SAVINGS PER YEAR.

JANUARY 1996: NEW ROUTE CALGARY, PALM SPRINGS, PHOENIX.

1995 = +4.6% (RPM) TRAFFIC, +11% (ASM) CAPACITY, 65.3% LF LOAD FACTOR(-4.0): -$194.7 MILLION. CANADIAN AIRLINES CORPORATION = -$142.12 MILLION (-$39.2 MILLION).

MARCH 1996: MONTREAL TO ROME (767-300ER).

MAY 1996: CODE SHARE WITH (BAB) TO (LHR) FROM CALGARY.

JULY 1996: KEVIN JENKINS, PRESIDENT & CEO RESIGNS. REPLACED BY KEVIN BENSON, EX-(CFO) (8 MONTHS WITH (CDI)!

LAST QUARTER = -$23.8 MILLION (-$25.6 MILLION). 1ST 6 MONTHS = -$134.7 MILLION (-$164.2 MILLION).

SEPTEMBER 1996: CODE SHARE WITH PHILIPPINE (PAL) TO MANILA (747-400/MD-11). DESIGNATED CARRIER TO CZECH REPUBLIC. CODE SHARE WITH (BAB).

(BAB) MAINTENANCE CARDIFF (BAMC) HAS 5 YEAR MAINTENANCE CONTRACT FOR 10 "C" CHECKS, 4 "D" CHECKS, PYLON MODIFICATIONS, COMPONENT OVERHAUL AND TECHNICAL SUPPORT FOR 4 747-400'S.

OCTOBER 1996: FIELD TEST OF COMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGY OF HIGH-SPEED INTERNET ACCESS. SO FAR INTERNET IS SLOW AT HANDLING GRAPHICS, PHOTOS & VIDEO CLIPS. SHAW COMMUNICATIONS "quest@home" USES COAXIAL CABLE WIRES INSTEAD OF PHONE LINES FOR LARGER DATA-CARRYING CAPACITY ALLOWING INSTANT DOWN-LOADING OF VIDEO CLIP (USED TO TAKE >10 MINUTES). MIKE BADER, (CDI) MANAGER INTERACTIVE MARKETING (CALGARY) SAYS SUBSCRIBERS WILL LINK USER'S COMPUTER TO CABLE TV LINE THROUGH SPECIAL HI-SPEED CABLE MODEM & CABLE SPLITTER.

NEW AD CAMPAIGN IS "IT'S THE WAY YOU WANT TO FLY."

NOW USES TERMINAL 4 AT (LHR).

NOVEMBER 1996: NEW CEO SAYS IF UNIONS DO NOT ACCEPT A -10% PAY CUT BY NOVEMBER 27, THE AIRLINE WILL SHUT DOWN.

NEW ROUTES TO CHILE, DOMINICAN REPUBLIC, RUSSIA & SPAIN.

1996 = 15.711 BILLION (RPM) TRAFFIC (WORLD #24 HIGHEST).

JANUARY 1997: TO HAVE "D" CHECK, AGING FLEET MODIFICATIONS, CONFIGURATION CHANGES AND REPAINT AT CAE OVERHAUL FACILITY AT EDMONTON. PREVIOUSLY CAE ONLY HAS DONE MILITARY AIRPLANES. JOHN ROSS, EX-(CDI), WILL BE IN CHARGE OF THE COMMERCIAL WORK.

NEW BUSINESS (C) CLASS FOR 767'S "CLUB EMPRESS" 1-2-2 FOR 30C/180Y PAX.

POWER POINT FOR LAPTOP COMPUTERS.

1996 = -$187.1 MILLION (-$194.7 MILLION). 4TH QUARTER = -$138 MILLION.

737-200 (PL764) RETURNED FROM LEASE TO (AMW).

APRIL 1997: $114 MILLION EXPANSION AT VANCOUVER AIRPORT TO START 1998 AND FINISH 2000.

737-200 (PL764) "D" CHECK AT CAE - TO PURCHASE HANGAR IN CALGARY.

TO BUENOS AIRES FROM TORONTO VIA SAO PAULO (DC-10).

MAY 1997: 14,233 EMPLOYEES.

TO BOSTON. CODE SHARE WITH (AAL) TO CENTRAL AMERICA: TORONTO, (MIA), EL SALVADOR, AND GUATEMALA. CROSS CONTINENT NONSTOP TO BOSTON (A320). +141% TRANS-BORDER TRAFFIC THIS LAST YEAR.

JUNE 1997: ENDS CODE SHARE WITH (ANZ) (WHO CODE SHARE WITH (UAL)
LINKED TO (ACN).

JULY 1997: 1996 = -$136.58 MILLION (-$142.13 MILLION).

TO RALEIGH-DURHAM, NORTH CAROLINA.

TO HUSHKIT ALL 737'S BY 2002. 20 IN 1998, 17 IN 1999, REMAINING 7 BY 2002.

180 MINUTES EXTENDED TWIN-ENGINE OPERATIONS (ETOPS) 767 FLIGHTS/MONTH: 246 OVER NORTHWEST ATLANTIC, AND 153 PACIFIC/NORTH PACIFIC.

AUGUST 1997: 2ND QUARTER = +$1.9 MILLION (-$17.1 MILLION). 1ST 6 MONTHS = +$48 MILLION (+50%) (-$97 MILLION): -1.1% (RPK) TRAFFIC, -3.1% (ASK) CAPACITY, 73.6% LF LOAD FACTOR (+1.4).

CONTRACT TO AVAERO FOR 44 737 HUSHKITS, LATE 1997 TO 1999.

CODE SHARE WITH (AAL) VANCOUVER TO TAIPEI.

SEPTEMBER 1997: CODE SHARE WITH MANDARIN (MDN).

OCTOBER 1997: 13,228 EMPLOYEES.

NEW ROUTE TO SAN DIEGO. EXPANDS CODE SHARE WITH (AAL): TORONTO, (MIA) TO NICARAGUA AND COSTA RICA.

1ST 9 MONTHS = 19,918 MILLION (RPK) TRAFFIC (21ST HIGHEST IN WORLD).

2 767-375ER'S (24086; 24087) RETURNED TO LESSOR, LEASED TO (VAR).

NOVEMBER 1997: 3RD QUARTER = +$75.8 MILLION (+24.2%); 78.8% LF LOAD FACTOR.

CODE SHARE WITH LANCHILE (LAN) VANCOUVER - LOS ANGELES (LAX) - SANTIAGO, AND TORONTO - BUENOS AIRES - SANTIAGO.

ROBERT NORTHCOTE, MANAGER AIRCRAFT MAINTENANCE & PROJECT ENGINEERING, EX-(KEL), REPLACES VIC RILEY WHO LEFT TO JOIN BOEING SERVICE ENGINEERING.

JANUARY 1998: CODE SHARE WITH AMERICAN AIRLINES (AAL) EXTENDED TO INCLUDE HONOLULU (HNL)- AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND.

1997 = +$3.9 MILLION: -1% (RPM) TRAFFIC (16 BILLION), -3% (ASM) CAPACITY, 72.7% LF LOAD FACTOR(+1.7). 4TH QUARTER = -$23.7 MILLION.

2 737-275'S (20958; 20959) RETURNED FROM (AMW). 1 DC-10-30 (46916) (CF6-50C2), EX-(VAR), LEASED FROM BABCOCK & BROWN. 1 ORDER 767, EX-(GUN), 1 DC-10, EX-(VAR).

FEBRUARY 1998: IN SUMMER, NEW ROUTES TO BOSTON & SAN JOSE, CALIFORNIA.

2 767'S (VN055; VN056) RETURNED TO WESTINGHOUSE.

MARCH 1998: 737-200 "D" CHECK & LAP JOINT MODIFICATIONS AT CAE, CALGARY (PL766) TO BE FOLLOWED BY (PL416) FOR HEAVY MAINTENANCE VISIT (HMV).

MECHANIC (MT) UNION INTRODUCES HIGH PERFORMANCE WORK ORGANIZATION (HPWO) - INSTEAD OF CURRENT "TOP DOWN" DECISION-MAKING STRUCTURE, DEVELOPING AN ENVIRONMENT WHERE EMPLOYEES HAVE INPUT INTO DECISIONS THAT AFFECT THEM. PAVES THE WAY FOR CRAFTMANSHIP AND QUALITY WORKMANSHIP TO RETURN TO THE WORKPLACE. A PARTICIPATIVE, NON-AUTHORITARIAN MANAGEMENT STYLE IN WHICH WORKERS - BOTH AT THE POINT OF PRODUCTION & AT THE POINT OF CUSTOMER CONTACT - ARE EMPOWERED/MAKE SIGNIFICANT DECISIONS BY (A) USING THEIR INDIVIDUAL DISCRETION, EXPERIENCE & CREATIVITY & (B) BY COOPERATING WITH THEIR PEERS IN A MUTUALLY SUPPORTIVE ATMOSPHERE.

DC-10-30 (46916), VARIG (VAR) LEASED.

APRIL 1998: 14,233 EMPLOYEES.

MAY 1998: GUY BOROWSKI, DIRECTOR MAJOR BASE MAINTENANCE REPLACES JOHN BROM (LEFT (CDI).

1ST QUARTER = 3.79 BILLION (RPM) (3.85 BILLION), 65.4% LF LOAD FACTOR (-3).

1 767-375ER (25121), LONG-TERM LEASE.

JUNE 1998: CODE SHARE WITH PHILIPPINE AIRLINES (PAL) TO MANILA.

BUD LEWIS, MANAGER NARROW BODY PRODUCTION. FRANK WOLFENBER, MANAGER INTERIOR MAINTENANCE. JEFF RUGE, MANAGER MAJOR BASE MAINTENANCE.

VIRTUAL TICKETS AVAILABLE THROUGH (http://www.cdnair.ca).

CODE SHARE WITH AERO CALIFORNIA (AEX) TO MEXICO CITY.

1ST 5 MONTHS = 9.9 BILLION (RPK) TRAFFIC (-.4%), 271 MILLION (FTK) (-7%), 3.17 MILLION PASSENGERS (PAX) (-8.9%).

JULY 1998: MEMO OF UNDERSTANDING (MOU) WITH MTU (DAIMLER-BENZ SUBSIDIARY) FOR JOINT ENGINE SHOP MAINTENANCE FOR 737 & A320. (MTU) ALREADY DOES 747, 767 AND DC-10 ENGINES.

WORLD 1997 COMPARISON: (RPK) TRAFFIC (BILLIONS): 15 SWA 46; 16 TWA 41; 17 KAL 40; 18 CAT 39; 19 ACN 37; 20 ALI 36; 21 TII 31; 22 MAS 29;
23 IBE 28; 24 SWS 28; 25 AMW 26.1; 26 CDI 25.8.

2ND QUARTER = +$2.6 MILLION. (CDI) 2ND QUARTER = +$4 MILLION (+$2.5 MILLION): +2.9% (RPM) TRAFFIC, +4.2% (ASM) CAPACITY; 71.5% LF LOAD FACTOR.

AUGUST 1998: RICH HADDOCK, VP MAINTENANCE & ENGINEERING RESIGNS TO JOIN AMR EAGLE IN (DFW) IN THE SAME POSITION. KEN GOOSEN, IS NOW ACTING VP MAINTENANCE & ENGINEERING TIL REPLACEMENT IS FOUND.

1 767-38EER (25404), EX-(AAR), (ILF) LEASED NOVEMBER 1998. 2ND 767-38EER (DECEMBER 1999) (25347), AND 1 A320.

SEPTEMBER 1998: NEW GLOBAL ALLIANCE WITH AMERICAN AIRLINES (AAL), BRITISH AIRWAYS (BAB), QANTAS (QAN), & CATHAY PACIFIC (CAT), NAMED "ONEWORLD (ONW)." (http://www.oneworldalliance.com).

(ONW) STATES (CDI) HAS 16,111 EMPLOYEES, 135 DESTINATIONS, IN 13
COUNTRIES, 11 MILLION PASSENGERS (PAX)/YEAR, 131 AIRPLANES, 114,000 CARGO TONS/YEAR.

SIGNATURE VACATIONS, ONE OF CANADA'S PREMIER TOUR OPERATORS, SIGNS UP
FOR CALIFORNIA DESTINATION TOUR PACKAGES. BY END OF 1998, VANCOUVER AIRPORT (YVR) EXPECTS >15.3 MILLION PASSENGERS (PAX).

NOW HAS INSTALLATION OF HUSHKITS ON 9 OF 42 737'S. 767-38EER (25404) DELIVERY.

OCTOBER 1998: PARTNERSHIP WITH AIR PACIFIC (APC) FOR TORONTO & VANCOUVER TO LINK UP WITH (APC) AT HONOLULU TO AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND, (767-300). CODE SHARE WITH RENO (RNO) TO SAN JOSE AND SAN DIEGO.

3RD QUARTER = +$60.7 MILLION (+$69 MILLION), HELPED BY AIR CANADA (ACN) AND NORTHWEST (NWA) PILOT (FC) STRIKES. 9 MONTHS = +$7.8 MILLION (+$25.4 MILLION).

NOVEMBER 1998: IN 1999, TO ACQUIRE +4 767-300ER'S (2 (GECAS) (GEF) IN OCTOBER 1999, 2 EX-ASIAN OPERATOR FEBRUARY 1999) AND 1 A320. 2 767'S WILL REPLACE DC-10-30'S.

JOINT VENTURE WITH (MTU) MUNICH FOR VANCOUVER-BASED ENGINE COMPANY, WITH (CDI) 30%, (MTU) 70%, & BC GOVERNMENT $19.5 MILLION IN LOANS, 200 EMPLOYEES.

MARTIN SWAN, MANAGER FLEET ENGRG, EX-TRANSPORT CANADA, REPLACES PHIL LARSEN, WHO LEFT TO PURSUE A FLYING CAREER.

DECEMBER 1998: 767-38EER (25347), (ILF) LEASED, EX-ASIANA (AAR).

JANUARY 1999: INTRODUCES NEW COLOR SCHEME & IMAGE WITH NEW "PROUD WINGS" LOGO: A STYLIZED BRIGHT BLUE CANADA GOOSE FROM TAIL FORWARD TO ALMOST ONE-THIRD OF FUSELAGE (HAS STRONG TIES TO (CDI)'S PREDECESSORS), REFLECTS (CDI)'S ENERGY AND INNOVATIVE SPIRIT, A POLISHED, PROFESSIONAL & DISTINCTLY CANADIAN IMAGE, UNIQUE WITHIN ONEWORLD (ONW). ALSO NEW UNIFORMS.

KEN GOOSEN, VP MAINTENANCE & ENGINEERING REPLACES RICH HADDOCK WHO JOINED AMERICAN EAGLE. DUNCAN WATSON, DIRECTOR LINE MAINTENANCE.

1998 = +4.7% (RPM) TRAFFIC; +5.9% (ASM) CAPACITY; 70.9% LF LOAD FACTOR (-.8); 17.9 BILLION (RPM) TRAFFIC.

FEBRUARY 1999: DAILY NONSTOP, EDMONTON - CHICAGO (737, 100 PAX)

DROPS "INTERNATIONAL" FROM NAME.

4TH QUARTER = -$100.5 MILLION. 1998 = -$89.9 MILLION: 16.70 BILLION (RPM) (+4.2%), 2.14 BILLION (FTM) (+2.5%). SUFFERED FROM TEMPORARY LOSS OF AMERICAN AIRLINES (AAL) CODE ON MANY TRANS-BORDER FLIGHTS DUE TO DISPUTE OF (AAL) PILOTS (FC). HAD TO PAY +$53 MILLION TO FUND NAV CANADA WHICH THE GOVERNMENT PREVIOUSLY PAID FOR.

IN JUNE 1999, TORONTO - MILAN (767-300ER) CODE SHARE WITH ALITALIA (ALI).

MARCH 1999: CONTRACT WITH CANADIAN EDUCATIONAL CENTER NETWORK (CECN), SUBSIDIARY OF ASIA PACIFIC FOUNDATION FOR 100,000 STUDENTS FROM CHINA, THAILAND, TAIWAN, ARGENTINA, BRAZIL, MEXICO & AUSTRALIA PER YEAR VALUED AT APPROXIMATELY $5 MILLION.

SELLS 29% STAKE ($8.7 MILLION) IN EQUANT NETHERLANDS (SITA TELECOMMUNICATIONS). STILL OWNS $20.8 MILLION OF SHARES IN EQUANT.

CODE SHARE WITH ALASKA (ASA) & HORIZON ON 25 TRANS-BORDER FLIGHTS TO SELECTED POINTS IN ALASKA, WASHINGTON, CALIFORNIA, NEVADA, ARIZONA & SOUTHERN MEXICAN RESORT DESTINATIONS. CODE SHARE WITH JAPAN AIRLINES (JAL) TO TOKYO NARITA & NAGOYA, WITH 42 NON-STOP FLIGHTS/WEEK.

APRIL 1999: 1ST QUARTER = -$74.2 MILLION (-$58.8 MILLION): +8.5% (RPM) TRAFFIC, +3.6% (ASM) CAPACITY, +3.1% LF LOAD FACTOR. INTERNATIONAL +12.9% (RPM), +6% (ASM), +4.4% LF; DOMESTIC -.3% (RPM), -.6% (ASM), -.2% LOAD FACTOR (LF). 4.11 BILLION (RPM) (3.79 BILLION), 6 BILLION (ASM) (5.79 BILLION), 68.5% LF (+3.1).

SITA: YYCGPCP.

SELLS 2 DC-10-30'S TO PEGASUS AV (PSS) (46542; 46543) AND LEASES BACK.

JUNE 1999: CODE SHARE WITH AMERICAN AIRLINES (AAL) TO GUADALAJARA, LEON, MEXICO CITY, AND MONTERREY. NEXT MONTH TO ACAPULCO, CANCUN, PUERTO VALLARTA, AND SAN JOSE DEL CABO.

1998 WORLD (RPM) TRAFFIC (BILLION): 20. TII 21.34; 21. IBE 21.19; 22. KAL 19.95; 23. MAS 18.25; 24. SWS 17.43; 25. CDI 16.70; 26. AMW 16.36; 27. VAR 16.25; 28. SAS 12.98; 29. CHI 12.64; 30. VAA 12.27; 31. SVA 11.69.

JULY 1999: 2ND QUARTER = -$11.8 MILLION, FROM RISING OIL COSTS AND HIGHER EXPENSES. 72.4% LF LOAD FACTOR (-.4).

AUGUST 1999: AWARDED $63.7 MILLION, 3 YEAR, FEDERAL CONTRACT FOR DOMESTIC CHARTER SERVICES TO DEFENSE DEPARTMENT WITH EXTRA 2-YEAR OPTION.

SEPTEMBER 1999: IN OCTOBER 1999, CODE SHARE WITH AMERICAN AIRLINES (AAL), MIAMI (MIA) - ARUBA, CURACAO, PROVIDENCIALES, ST MAARTEN. CHARTER FLIGHTS TO RENO. IN OCTOBER 1999, RESUMES TO MILAN, & TORONTO - MILAN. CODE SHARE WITH CATHAY (CAT), TORONTO & VANCOUVER TO HONG KONG.

(CDI) OPPOSES THE RECENT BID BY ONEX CORP TO MERGE AIR CANADA (ACN) WITH (CDI). EXPECTS COMBINED MERGED AIRLINE WILL RESULT IN -10,000 JOBS.

COMPLETES HUSHKITTING OF 25 737-200'S.

1ST 8 MONTHS = 18.77 BILLION (RPK) TRAFFIC (+4.7%), 468 MILLION (FTK) FREIGHT TRAFFIC (+4.7%), 5.49 MILLION PASSENGERS (PAX) (-1%).

OCTOBER 1999: 3RD QUARTER = +$48.4 MILLION (-24%) DUE TO AIR CANADA (ACN) STRIKE.

1 767-300ER (30112), (GECAS) (GEH) 10 YEAR LEASED.

NOVEMBER 1999: ONEX CORPORATION ADDS +C$300 MILLION TO OFFER FOR MERGED (ACN)/(CDI) AIRLINE, WITH GUARANTEE OF NO -5,000 STAFF CUTS AND BUY OUT OF AMR (AAL) SHARES.

(STC) FOR (GPS) ON 3 737-200C'S.

1 DC-10-30 RETURNED (47868, C-FCRE). 767-375ER (30108, C-GEOU), (GECAS) (GEH) LEASED.

JANUARY 2000: AIR CANADA (ACN) PURCHASED 82% OF (CDI) AND IS CLOSING ACQUISITION OF AMR (AAL) SHARES FOR C$59 MILLION.

NAMED "BEST NORTH AMERICAN AIRLINE OF YEAR" BY BUSINESS TRAVELERS IN 2000 OFFICIAL AIRLINE GUIDE (OAG) AWARDS.

DC-10-30 (46543) RETURNED TO (PSS), LEASED TO BIMAN BANGLADESH (BNG).
5 DC-10-30'S (46540; 46541; 46542; 46912; 47889) RETIRED AT ABBOTSFORD, BRITISH COLUMBIA.

FEBRUARY 2000: 16,000 EMPLOYEES.

MARCH 2000: 1999 = -C$222.3 MILLION. 4TH QUARTER = -C$168 MILLION.

KEVIN BENSON, CEO, RESIGNED, REPLACED BY PAUL BROTTO, EX-VP BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT.

CODE SHARE WITH (EVA) TO TAIPEI.

TO FURTHER ENHANCE THE WEAKENING RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN (ACN) & (CDI), AND TO INCREASE (CDI)'S REVENUES, (ACN) WILL PHASE IN CODE SHARING WITH (CDI). FOR SYSTEM & TECHNICAL REASONS, IT IS NOT YET POSSIBLE TO IMPLEMENT A TOTAL (CDI)/(ACN) CODE SHARE. INTEGRATION TEAMS HAVE BEEN HARD AT WORK LOOKING FOR AREAS IN WHICH TO REALIZE SYNERGIES
BETWEEN THE TWO CARRIERS.

BOB COMACK, MANAGER PRODUCTION, VANCOUVER ELECTRONICS/ELECTRIC ACCESSORY SHOPS, EX-FLIGHT MANAGER DC-10. WITH DC-10'S BEING PHASED OUT, HIS OLD POSITION NO LONGER EXISTS.

IN JUNE 2000, WILL WITHDRAW FROM ONEWORLD (ONW) ALLIANCE AND JOIN THE STAR ALLIANCE (SAL).

APRIL 2000: FILES FOR COURT PROTECTION FROM CREDITORS.

4-YEAR HEAVY MAINTENANCE CONTRACT FOR AIR JAMAICA A310-300'S.

16,807 EMPLOYEES (INCLUDING 1,219 FLIGHT CREW (FC), & 3,200 CABIN ATTENDANTS (CA)).

1ST QUARTER = 3.51 BILLION (RPM) TRAFFIC (4.12 BILLION), 5.34 BILLION (ASM) (6.01 BILLION), 65.9% LF LOAD FACTOR (-2.6).

2 DC-10-30'S (46540; 46541) SOLD.

MAY 2000: TO REFLECT THE MERGER, THE AIRPLANES ARE BEING PAINTED WITH AIR CANADA (ACN) RED MAPLELEAF ON TAIL WITH "CANADIAN" ON FUSELAGE PRECEDED BY THE CANADIAN GOOSE LOGO.

1ST QUARTER = -$173.1 MILLION (X2): 3.3 BILLION (RPM) TRAFFIC (-15.1%); 66.4% LF LOAD FACTOR (-3); +45.1% FUEL COSTS.

JOHN PINEO, ACTING DIRECTOR MAJOR BASE MAINTENANCE, REPLACES GUY BOROWSKI, WHO JOINED AIRTRAN (CQT). PHIL LARSEN, ACTING MANAGER NARROW BODY MAINTENANCE.

1 767-3S1ER (25221, /91 31 09), EX-BRITANNIA, (GEH) 3 YEAR LEASED. 1 767-35HER (26389, C-GGBJ), AIR CANADA (ACN) LEASED.

JUNE 2000: BECOMES MEMBER OF STAR ALLIANCE (SAL) ALONG WITH (ACN), (ANZ), (ANA), (ANS), (AUL), (LAL), (DLH), (SAS), (SIA), (TII), (UAL), & (VAR).

1 767-35HER (26389, /92 26 08), EX-AIR NEW ZEALAND (ANZ), ITOCHU (CIF) LEASED (CF6-80C2). 2 767-300ER'S, 1 EX-(SAS), 1 EX-(TAC).

JULY 2000: (CDI) IS NOW A WHOLLY OWNED SUBSIDIARY OF ALBERTACO
WHICH IS OWNED BY AIR CANADA (ACN).

RESUMES SERVICE TO SYDNEY, VIA HONOLULU (767-300ER, DAILY).

1ST 6 MONTHS = 6.9 BILLION (RPM) TRAFFIC (8.2 BILLION); 10 BILLION (ASM) (11.6 BILLION); 69.2% LF LOAD FACTOR (-1.7). 1999 = -$153 MILLION (-$94.71 MILLION): 26.71 BILLION (RPK) (-.6%); 71.1% LF; 714.19 MILLION (FTK) FREIGHT TRAFFIC (+5%); 7.80 MILLION PASSENGERS (PAX) (-6.5%); 16,807 EMPLOYEES (+5%).

1 767-3YOER (24947, /91 41 10, C-GGMX), EX-LANCHILE (LAN), BABCOCK (BBB) LEASED. 1 767-3YOER (26200, /92 27 05, C-GGOH), EX-AEROMEXICO (AMX), (GEH) 3 YEAR LEASED.

SEPTEMBER 2000: IN DECEMBER 2000, CALGARY - HONOLULU (3/WEEK).

BOUGHT 737-275 (22874) OFF LEASE FROM CIT AEROSPACE (TCI).

OCTOBER 2000: TORONTO - CHICAGO, & VANCOUVER - LOS ANGELES (LAX). OTTAWA - WINNIPEG.

5-YEAR MAINTENANCE CONTRACT FOR AMERICA WEST (AMW) 737 "C" CHECKS & MODIFICATIONS.

1 767-35HER (26387, /92 39 07, EI-CJA), EX-BALAIR (BAL), ITOCHU (CIF) LEASED.

NOVEMBER 2000: BY MARCH 2001, (ACN)/(CDI) WILL FLY UNDER SINGLE AIRPLANE OPERATIONS CERTIFICATE (AOC).

1 767-35HER (26388, C-GHLK), EX-BALAIR (BCT).

DECEMBER 2000: TO OSAKA. IN JUNE 2001, EDMONTON - LONDON HEATHROW (LHR).

AIR CANADA (ACN) COMPLETES PURCHASE OF 82% OF (CDI).

JANUARY 2000: MERGED AIRLINE UNDER AIR CANADA (ACN) WILL REDUCE ITS WORK FORCE BY -3,500 THROUGH ATTRITION, A VOLUNTARY SEPARATION PROGRAM AND "OTHER MEASURES." (CDI)'S 16,807 EMPLOYEES BECAME 46,000 EMPLOYEES WITH MERGER AND LAST MONTH, 1,400 AGREED TO TAKE VOLUNTARY SEPARATION ALTHOUGH +300 PILOTS (FC) ARE TO BE HIRED FOR NEW AIRPLANES = NET TOTAL OF 44,900 EMPLOYEES.

FEBRUARY 2001: PAUL BROTTO, CEO, NAMED VP PLANNING & COST MANAGEMENT AT AIR CANADA (ACN).

MARCH 2001: TORONTO - VANCOUVER - HONG KONG.

JUNE 2001: 1 767-35HER (26387) LEASED TO ANSETT (ANS).

JULY 2001: TECHNICAL SERVICES DIVISION TO DO "C" CHECKS FOR AIR TRANSAT (AIJ) A310 FLEET.

SEPTEMBER 2001: FOLLOWING GLOBAL AIRLINE INDUSTRY DOWNTURN AFTER "9/11" TERRORIST ATTACKS ON NEW YORK (WTO) TOWERS & PENTAGON, PARENT AIR CANADA (ACN) GROUNDS 38 737-200'S (20 TO BE TRANSFERRED TO NEW LOW-FARE AIRLINE SUBSIDIARY).

OCTOBER 2001: 1 767-333ER (30853, C-GHLV), (GECAS) (GEF) LEASED.

NOVEMBER 2001: AIR CANADA (ACN) CLOSES DOWN (CDI)'S MAINTENANCE CONTROL AND CONSOLIDATES 737/747 CONTROL IN MONTREAL.

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February 2002:

42 737-200 (JT8D HK) (737-2L9: 623-22072, /79 C-FACP; 737-296: 759-22516, /81 GQBH), 38 WFU 2001-09

2 737-275 (JT8D) (391-20958; 395-20959), RF (AMW).

1 747-4F6 (CF6-80C2F FADEC) (1038-27827, /95 C-FGHZ), (GEF) LSD.

3 747-475 (CF6-80C2F) (823-24883, /90 C-GMWW; 837-24895, /91 C-FCRA; 912-25422, /92 C-FBCA), MAINT BY (BAB). 24883 STORED 2001-10.

9 767-300 (258-24306, C-FPCA), 24307; 25120 WET-LST (QAN) 2001-10. (ETOPS).

0 767-35HER (445-26387, /92 39 07, C-GHLA), EX-(BAL), (CIF) LSD,
LST (ANS) 2001-06, RTND 2001-07.

0 767-35HER (456-26388, /92 C-GHLK), EX-(EIY), (CIF) LSD 2000-11, LST (ANS) 2001-01, RTND 2001-07.

0 767-35HER (459-26389, /92 26 08), EX-(ANZ), RTND (TCI) 2001-09.

1 767-333ER (843-30852, C-GHLV), (GEF) LSD 2001-10.

1 767-375ER (372-25121) (CF6-80C2B6F), EX-(GUN), (TCI) LSD.

2 767-375ER (CF6-80C2) (765-30112, C-GEOQ; 771-30108, C-GEOW)
(GEH) 10 YR LSD, 1999-09 & 1999-11.

2 767-38EER (CF6-80C2B6F) (399-25347; 411-25404), EX-(AAR), (ILF)
BOTH WET-LSD (QAN) 2001-10. 25347 RF (QAN) 2001-11.

2 767-3S1ER (CF6-80C2B6F) (384-25221, C-GGBK; 559-26608, C-GGBI), EX-(BRI)/(TAC), (GEH) 3 YR LSD 2000-05.

3 767-3YOER (PW4060) (352-24952, C-GGFJ, 2000-06), (ACN) LSD, EX-(SAS), (351-24947, /91, C-GGMX; EX-(LAN), (BBB) LSD 2000-07 (450-26200, /92, C-GGOH; EX-(AMX), (GEH) 3 YR LSD 2000-07).

1 767-3YOER (PW4060) (380-24948, /91 C-GHML), EX-(TBL), (GUI)
34 MTH LSD 2000-12. STORED TORONTO 2001-10.

0 DC-10-30 (46916), (VAR) LSD. (47868 RTND) (46540; 46541; 46542; 46912; 47889) RETIRED ABBOTSFORD 2000-01.

0 DC-10-30ER (CF6-50C2B) (46542), (PSS) LSD, 46543 TO (BNG).

13 A320-211 (CFM56-5A1).

1 A320-212 (CFM56-5A3) (279), (ILF) LSD.

Management:
(definitions)

HARRY STEELE, CHAIRMAN.

PAUL BROTTO, PRESIDENT & CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER (CEO) (2000-03).

KEVIN BENSON, PRESIDENT & (CEO) (1996-07), RESIGNED 2000-03.

ROBIN WOHSIGL, SENIOR VP TECHNICAL OPERATIONS, (ACN) INTEGRATED.

KEN GOOSEN, VP MAINTENANCE & ENGINEERING (YVRMZ),
(ken_goosen@cdnair.ca) (1999-01).

CLAUDE MORIN, VP CARGO, (ACN) INTEGRATED.

ALICE KEUNG, VP INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY (IT) & CHIEF INFORMATION OFFICER (CIO), (ACN) INTEGRATED.

GEOFF BROUGHTON, DIRECTOR MAINTENANCE & ENGINEERING,
(geoff_broughton@cdnair.ca) (2000-08).

DUNCAN WATSON, DIRECTOR LINE MAINTENANCE (YVRML) (1999-01).

BOB CANTWELL, DIRECTOR MAINTENANCE & ENGINEERING BUSINESS PLANNING.

BEN MINICUCCI, DIRECTOR HEAVY MAINTENANCE & BASE MANAGER,
(ben_minicucci@cdnair.ca) (2000-09).

GUY BOROWSKI, DIRECTOR MAJOR BASE MAINTENANCE, RESIGNED 2000-05, TO (CQT) & LATER TO (VUS).

HUNTER RODGERS, DIRECTOR MAINTENANCE & ENGINEERING RESOURCE PLANNING.

DARRYL WATKINS, DIRECTOR CORPORATE SAFETY & ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES (darryl_watkins@cdnair.ca) (2000-12).

JERRY RUGE, MANAGER MAJOR BASE MAINTENANCE, RESIDENT REPRESENTATIVE, BOEING.

BUD LEWIS, MANAGER NARROW BODY PRODUCTION.

ROBERT NORTHCOTE, MANAGER AIRCRAFT MAINTENANCE & PROJECT ENGINEERING, EX-(KEL) (1997-11)

STEVE MOON, MANAGER LINE MAINTENANCE (VANCOUVER).

DENNIS SKAPPAK, MANAGER COMPONENT MAINTENANCE.

DIETER LEHNART, CHIEF ENGINEER PROPULSION.

IAN SIMPSON, AIRCRAFT PROGRAMS MANAGER.

MIKE BADER, MANAGER INTERACTIVE MARKETING (CALGARY).

PHIL LARSEN, MANAGER INTERIOR MAINTENANCE & NARROW BODY MAINTENANCE (1998-06).

MARTIN SWAN, MANAGER FLEET ENGINEERING, EX-TRANSPORT CANADA (1998-11).

TERRY JONES, MANAGER AIRCRAFT SCHEDULING (1998-11).

DEBORAH BOTERMAN, MANAGER TECHNICAL PUBLICATIONS (1998-11).

BOB COMACK, MANAGER PRODUCTION (ELEX/ELECT ACCESS SHOPS) (2000-02).

DAVE MILES, 767 FLEET MANAGER.

DAVE PARKINSON, 747 FLEET MANAGER.

MARV SKELTON, 747 FLEET MANAGER.

DOUG DRUMMOND, 737 FLEET MANAGER.

ANDREW BURNS, INTERIOR ENGINEERING (YVREECP).

 
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