By Jacqueline Cardinal,Laurent Lapierre,Donald Winkler
To chart the inspiring trip of Pierre Jeanniot is to track the extraordinary improvement of the air shipping undefined. In his early life, Jeanniot survived the bombing of Rome, the career of France, and used to be a witness to the Resistance within the Jura Mountains. In 1963, after the Sainte-Thérèse air tragedy and the specter of discovering himself jobless, Jeanniot used to be encouraged to create the recognized Black field, which has considering that turn into a pillar of aviation safety. lower than his path, Air Canada selected the Airbus instead of the Boeing to resume its fleet, in the middle of a hugely obvious political difficulty. opposed to all odds, Jeanniot additionally orchestrated the profitable privatization of the airline. His visionary speech at Amman, added whilst he was once on the helm of the foreign Air delivery organization (IATA), laid out smooth aviation’s so much pressing priorities concerning coincidence prevention, safeguard of our surroundings, and technological development. A grasp of logistics, he effectively negotiated the deadlock within the skies following the September eleven terrorist assaults and dealt with the numerous issues that got here of their wake.
Pierre Jeanniot’s impact has been felt some distance past the aviation global. His longstanding wish to facilitate entry to raised studying led him to take part actively within the founding of the Université du Québec. a talented diplomat, he additionally helped to solve political difficulties in Iran, Libya, North Korea, and the center East. Taking Aviation to New Heights is the tale of a very good chief who has left an indelible mark on his milieu. He has actually piloted aviation to new heights.