Entries by Pierre Jeanniot

Industry Overview and Issues

Industry Overview and Issues September 2015  >> For the airline industry, 2014 was a great year. IATA reported a global net profit of some 19.9 billion USD. This optimistic picture is continuing thus far in 2015, with a forecast industry net profit of 29.3 billion USD. However, we have yet to see the impact on […]

Assad Kotaite Memorial

ASSAD KOTAITE MEMORIAL Montreal, 27 February, 2015 “Man of Vision” – Address by Pierre J Jeanniot  >> Minister, President of the Council, Secretary General, Distinguished Panelists, ladies and gentlemen. I was one of the few people – I would venture to say – who felt comfortable to call Dr. Kotaite “Assad, my dear friend Assad”, […]

Association canadienne pour les Nations Unies – Grand Montreal – Pierre Jeanniot delivering the closing address

L’AVIATION INTERNATIONALE : VIVRE AVEC LES CONFLITS DANS LE VILLAGE GLOBAL Association canadienne pour les Nations Unies – Grand Montreal Montréal, le 19 novembre 2014 Allocution par Pierre J Jeanniot  >> Mesdames … Messieurs … Je suis évidemment très honoré de m’adresser aujourd’hui au chapitre Montréalais de l’Association Canadienne pour les Nations Unies. Une Association […]

APG Global Connect Conference, Monte Carlo

APG Global Connect Conference Summary and Closing Address Monte Carlo, October 29–31, 2014  >> This conference has focused on the year 2020 and attempted to describe – to the best knowledge of the participants and their ability to influence it – the shape of the aviation industry more than five years hence and the type […]

Pierre Jeanniot delivers keynote address at Destinations for All World Summit in Montreal

Access to the Future Keynote Address at Destinations for All World Summit Montreal, October 19–21, 2014  >> Mr. co-chairs, distinguished participants, esteemed guests. Ladies and gentlemen, Mesdames et Messieurs: This Conference is about freedom. Freedom of movement for anyone. Freedom for everyone. Freedom from any form of discrimination and particularly freedom from discrimination resulting from […]

Mirabel Airport – A Failed Dream

Canadian Hall of Fame’s magazine “The Flyer”, Fall 2014 edition. Mirabel Airport – A Failed Dream   >> Next year, 2015 will mark the 40th anniversary of the opening of Mirabel Airport – which may have gone down in history as one of the best examples of an ill-conceived project and chronic waste of tax-payers’ […]

Taking Aviation to New Heights: A Biography of Pierre Jeanniot

Taking Aviation to New Heights: A Biography of Pierre Jeanniot New English edition now available from: University of Ottawa Press           Pierre Jeanniot: Aux Commandes du Ciel French edition available from: Presses de l’Université du Québec           Book launch dates: > November 20, 2013, Canadian Aviation and […]

APG World Connect Conference, Washington D.C. Concluding Remarks

APG World Connect Conference – Concluding Remarks Washington D.C., October 24–26, 2013  >> Ladies and Gentlemen: Once again, it appears that Jean-Louis has asked me to do the near impossible! We have had two days of spirited – at times exciting – but always informative and most interesting debates and presentations. Clearly, it would not […]