Executive Biographies

Alan D. Butterfield

Vice President, Air Canada Maintenance & Engineering

Alan Butterfield was appointed Vice President, Air Canada Maintenance & Engineering in February, 2007. In this role , Alan is responsible for Air Canada 's maintenance programs, core engineering, fleet management, airworthiness, maintenance operation control, as well as line and cabin maintenance. He also has oversight of all vendor management functions, including the Air Canada / ACTS vendor relationship.

Alan was formerly Vice President of Airframe and Line Maintenance at United Airlines. A position held since 2004, he was responsible for worldwide airframe and line maintenance operations for United's operating fleet. He previously held a number of senior positions at United, responsible for the airline's heavy airframe maintenance and line maintenance at various US bases.

Alan holds a bachelor's degree in aviation maintenance management from Embry Riddle University.