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Merren
McArthur

Chief Executive Officer and President

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A role model in the aviation industry, Merren has spent more than a decade leading successful airlines. Most recently, she was CEO of Tigerair Australia, an ultra-low-cost carrier, and is the former CEO of Virgin Australia Regional Airlines and founding CEO of Virgin Australia Cargo. Before she discovered her passion for aviation, Merren held several prominent executive roles, including Executive Partner at one of Australia’s preeminent law firms, Deputy State Solicitor of Western Australia and Chief Advisor for Rio Tinto Iron Ore.
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Vijay
Bathija

Chief Commercial Officer

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After launching his aviation career in Calgary, Vijay has accumulated more than 20 years of commercial experience. Most recently, he held commercial strategy and revenue management roles with Etihad Airways. He also led commercial activities as part of the launch management team for Air Canada Rouge. He has consulted on commercial turnaround projects for more than 15 airlines on five continents. Vijay is happy to return to Calgary to join the launch management team for Lynx Air.
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Tim
Morgan

Chief Operations Officer and Founder

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With more than 30 years of experience in the aviation industry as a leader and entrepreneur, Tim is best known as the founder of Enerjet, WestJet and Morgan Air LLP/Air Partners/Aircraft Works. At Lynx Air, he is responsible for strategic planning, operational procedures and regulatory compliance. He brings extensive expertise in aviation and business, and leads the organization with passion and conviction.
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Michael
Holditch

Chief Financial Officer

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Michael joined the aviation industry in 2015 after more than 20 years in managerial roles in the sports and entertainment industry. He brings extensive operational and financial experience to Lynx Air as a former Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Michael has also held advisory and governance positions with the American Hockey League, the Western Hockey League and multiple not-for-profit organizations, including the Flames Foundation for Life. He is a Chartered Professional Accountant.

News

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Lynx Air to launch as Canada’s newest airline

International aviation executive Merren McArthur named CEO of Canada’s newest ultra- affordable airline

CALGARY, ALTA, November 16, 2021 – Today, Lynx Air (Lynx) announced its arrival as Canada’s newest ultra-affordable airline, on a mission to make Canadian air travel accessible to all, with low fares, a fleet of brand-new Boeing 737 aircraft and great customer service.

Lynx will adopt the ultra low-cost carrier model, which has revolutionized air travel across Europe and the United States, offering low fares, flexibility and choice. The airline has selected Calgary as its headquarters and plans to announce routes and schedules soon.

Merren McArthur has been named CEO and President of Lynx, bringing a wealth of aviation experience to the role. She has served as CEO of ultra low-cost carrier Tigerair Australia, CEO of Virgin Australia Regional Airlines and founding CEO of Virgin Australia Cargo.

"We are excited to bring competition and choice to the Canadian aviation market at a time when Canadians are yearning for the opportunity to fly again, whether it be to see friends and family or to take a long-awaited holiday,” McArthur said. “We have created an ultra-affordable fare structure which is focused on simplicity, transparency and choice. Our à la carte pricing will empower passengers to pick and pay for the services they want, so they can save money on the trip and spend where it counts – at their destination."

Lynx will operate a fleet of Boeing’s newest 737 aircraft, featuring leading-edge fuel-efficient technology. The airline has firm orders and lease agreements in place for a total of 46 aircraft over the next seven years to meet anticipated demand. The first three Boeing 737s will arrive in early 2022.

"Boeing’s newest 737 aircraft enables the lowest cost operation of any aircraft in its market segment, making it a great fit for Lynx Air’s ultra low-cost business model," said Brad McMullen, Senior Vice President of Sales, North America, Boeing Commercial Airplanes. "Passengers can feel confident in Lynx Air’s choice of modern fleet, knowing this latest generation of aircraft are designed to offer the greatest flexibility, reliability and efficiency in the single-aisle market."

Information about flight reservations will be available soon. For the latest updates, please visit www.flylynx.com.

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About Lynx Air

Lynx Air (Lynx), formerly Enerjet, is Canada’s newest ultra-affordable airline. Headquartered in Calgary, Lynx is on a mission to make air travel accessible to all, with low fares, a fleet of brand-new Boeing 737 aircraft and great customer service.

Lynx is a privately owned Canadian airline with the financial backing and industry expertise required to transform the Canadian aviation landscape.

Media Contact
Shauna MacDonald
Brookline Public Relations, Inc.
403-585-4570
smacdonald@brooklinepr.com

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