Vijay Bathija Departing Air Canada; Named CEO For YHM
Vijay Bathija will leave his role as V.P. Commercial for Air Canada Leisure Group to become CEO of Hamilton’s John C. Munro Hamilton International Airport, effective 02AUG.
“Vijay brings a wealth of aviation and business development experience to Hamilton International Airport,” said Ron Foxcroft, Chairman of the Board of TradePort International, which manages and operates YHM.
“He will provide strategic and operational leadership to build on Hamilton’s strong reputation for customer-focused passenger and cargo service, further enhancing the airport’s presence and profile in the region.”
Bathija was part of the launch management team for Air Canada rouge, managing the commercial aspects for the launch of the leisure carrier.
His aviation background also includes the position of Senior Director, Network Planning, at AC, consultant with Sabre Airline Solutions and progressively senior roles with Canadian Airlines.