Duncan Bureau | President
Air Canada Rouge

Duncan Bureau, President, Air Canada Rouge

Duncan Bureau was appointed President, Air Canada Rouge in May 2018 with overall responsibility for all aspects of Air Canada's low-cost carrier and subsidiary, focusing on Air Canada Rouge's distinct brand and culture.  He was previously Vice President, Global Sales, a role held since joining Air Canada in June 2014 where he had responsible for the airline's revenue generated across all sales channels from all global points of sale, and sales distribution strategies worldwide. Prior to joining Air Canada, Duncan was Senior Vice-President, Global Sales and Distribution at Malaysia Airlines where he was responsible for that airline's strategic direction in sales, distribution and tour operator divisions, developing sales distribution and channel strategies, and managing international destination sales, marketing and operations.  He previously held senior leadership positions at WestJet in sales, business development, distribution, and at Canadian Airlines in revenue management, network planning, financial reporting, annual budget and strategic planning, Duncan holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree in Accounting and Finance from the University of Lethbridge in Alberta.


World Aviation Festival - 6th September @ 11:10

Keynote Interview: Duncan Bureau, President, Air Canada Rouge

    anada Rouge CEO Duncan Bureau steps into the hot seat with John Strickland to discuss:
  • How is Air Canada Rouge differentiating itself as ULCC competition heats up in the domestic market?
  • What is the future of competition in the transatlantic market for Canadian low-cost carriers?
  • Improving the passenger experience through on-board connectivity, entertainment and loyalty

World Aviation Festival - 6th September @ 12:05

LCC Leaders CEO Panel: What are the next big challenges for Low Cost Airlines – Who are the winners and losers in the next 5 years?

  • In the modern era do low cost carriers still have the traditional advantages over larger legacy rivals?
  • What are the and global factors that are providing a risk to the continual growth of low-cost travel?
  • How will new technologies help LCCs sustain their cost advantage and deliver better experiences?
  • As full-service carriers continue to take on many of the characteristics of LCCs how can LCCs effectively compete?
  • How will the distribution strategies for LCCs evolve to adapt to new business models and passenger demands?
last published: 22/May/19 15:25 GMT

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