Montie Brewer is the former President & CEO of Air Canada. Under Mr. Brewer’s leadership, Air Canada became an industry innovator in pricing, sales, distribution and onboard product.
Mr. Brewer joined Air Canada in 2002 as Executive Vice President, Commercial. Prior to Air Canada, he was responsible for Revenue and Planning functions at United Airlines as Senior Vice President Planning. An industry veteran, Mr. Brewer has also held senior positions at Northwest Airlines, Republic Airlines, Braniff and Trans World Airlines. He has planned and developed over 20 hub operations worldwide, managed low cost airline operations as President of United Shuttle and successfully restructured the route networks of three major carriers.
While at United Airlines, Mr. Brewer acted as a key negotiator in the founding of Star Alliance, of which United and Air Canada were both founding members.
Mr. Brewer currently sits on the Boards of Allegiant Travel Company, Finnair, Radixx International, and ID90. Mr. Brewer also was a member of the Management Advisory Council of the FAA, Vice Chairman of the Canadian Tourism Commission and previously served on the Boards of Air Canada, Swiss International Airlines, and Aer Lingus.