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Air Canada Supports Keeping the International Civil Aviation Organization’s (ICAO) Headquarters in Montreal

April 29, 2013

MONTREAL, April 29, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ – Air Canada announced today that
it supports the efforts made by municipal, provincial and federal
governments to convince representatives of the International Civil
Aviation Organization (ICAO) to keep its headquarters in Montreal, a
city with an international reputation for its expertise in civil
aviation, whether in air travel, aeronautics, international
organizations or various specialized training programs offered by
Montreal universities.

“As President of Air Canada, a company that is proud to have its
headquarters in Montreal where we have more than 5,000 employees, I
invite all business leaders in Montreal to take action to ensure that
ICAO’s headquarters remain in this city,” said Calin Rovinescu,
President and Chief Executive Officer for Air Canada.

A specialized agency of the United Nations, ICAO was created in 1944 to
promote the safe and orderly development of international civil
aviation throughout the world. For more information, visit www.icao.int.

About Air Canada
Air Canada is Canada’s largest domestic and international airline
serving more than 175 destinations on 5 continents. Canada’s flag
carrier is the 15th largest commercial airline in the world and in 2012
served close to 35 million customers. Air Canada provides scheduled
passenger service directly to 59 Canadian cities, 51 destinations in
the United States and 67 cities in Europe, the Middle East, Asia,
Australia, the Caribbean, Mexico and South America. Air Canada is a
founding member of Star Alliance, the world’s most comprehensive air
transportation network serving 1329 destinations in 194 countries. Air
Canada rewards its most loyal customers through its top tier
recognition program, Altitude, that offers frequent flyers a range of
priority travel services, lounge access and upgrades to Executive
Class, complementing their membership in Aeroplan, Canada’s premier
loyalty program, which provides numerous ways to earn and redeem
Aeroplan Miles with over 150 travel and retail partners.

SOURCE Air Canada

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