Entries by Pierre Jeanniot

APG World Connect Conference, Washington D.C. Opening Address

The State of the Airline Industry – The Continuum of Change Opening Address Washington D.C., October 24–26, 2013  >> Ladies and gentlemen: It is nice to be meeting in Washington – a great city, and a beacon of democracy! A city where the decision-making which takes place here has, at times, a huge potential impact […]

The Boeing 787: Hopefully Blue Skies Ahead!

The Boeing 787: Hopefully Blue Skies Ahead! Opinion April 30, 2013  >> The FAA has now approved the redesign of the B.787 battery system after weeks of extensive testing. The redesign keeps the battery design and chemistry essentially unchanged, but improves the separation between the cells. The redesign also improves the containment to prevent a […]

The Boeing 787 Problem Remains Unresolved

The Boeing 787 Problem Remains Unresolved Opinion February 15, 2013  >> It is nearly a month since the Boeing B787 Dreamliner was grounded by the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB), and at this time there is as yet no final solution in sight that would permit the airplane to fly again. This was recently reaffirmed […]

Pierre Jeanniot delivers the keynote address to the APG World Connect Conference in Montreal

The Role of Boards in State Aviation Enterprises Keynote Address to the APG World Connect Conference Montréal, October 15, 2012  >> Distinguished participants: The socio-economic contribution of the aviation industry is very important to all countries. For aviation to be truly successful, the government needs to be a strong partner, and each aviation related organization […]

Pierre Jeanniot is inducted into the Canadian Aviation Hall of Fame

Acceptance Speech Canadian Aviation Hall of Fame Gala Evening Montréal, June 14, 2012  >> Monsieur Le Président, Mr. Chairman of the Canadian Aviation Hall of Fame, Tom Appleton, distinguished inductees past and present, mesdames, messieurs, ladies and gentlemen. First and foremost, I wish to express my most sincere gratitude to the Board and to the […]

Opinion piece by Pierre Jeanniot in La Presse

L’entretien des avions est devenu une industrie en elle-même: Au-delà de la main-d’œuvre, il faut des investisseurs, de bons gestionnaires et des équipements modernes La Presse – Opinion Piece Montréal, June 1, 2012  >> Le monde de l’aviation civile vit depuis une vingtaine d’années une transformation peu commune. La volatilité des coûts du carburant, les […]

State of the Industry – The Game Changers

State of the Industry – The Game Changers Keynote address to APG World Connect Singapore, November 3, 2011  >> Ladies and gentlemen, Singapore is a great place to meet! Singapore has been an acknowledged leader among those south-east Asian Tigers which blazed the way for the explosive economic growth this region is today enjoying. It […]