Vijay Bathija appointed Chief Executive Officer at John C. Munro Hamilton International Airport

Hamilton, ON – (July 18, 2016)

Today, Mr. Ron Foxcroft, Chairman of the Board of TradePort International, which manages and operates John C. Munro Hamilton International Airport, announced the appointment of Vijay Bathija as Chief Executive Officer at the airport as of August 2, 2016.

“Vijay brings a wealth of aviation and business development experience to Hamilton International Airport,” said Foxcroft. “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.”

Mr. Bathija comes to Hamilton International from Air Canada Leisure Group, which includes Air Canada Vacations and Air Canada rouge. Previously, as part of the launch management team for Air Canada rouge, he led the commercial aspects for the successful launch of the leisure carrier. His aviation background also includes the position of Senior Director, Network Planning, at Air Canada, consultant with Sabre Airline Solutions, and progressively senior roles with Canadian Airlines International. Mr. Bathija holds an MBA from Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario and a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Delhi in New Delhi, India.

About John C. Munro Hamilton International Airport
John C. Munro Hamilton International Airport is a growing passenger airport and the largest overnight express freight airport in Canada. Its strategic location and uncongested 24/7 operations make it an attractive option for both passenger and cargo carriers looking to serve the Southern Ontario market. The Airport’s tie to Vantage Airport Group – an industry leading investor, developer and manager of airport assets – allows Hamilton International to incorporate best-in-class practices from around the world into its operations.

Attachment/Photo: Headshot of Mr. Vijay Bathija

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