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Flair Airlines — Canada’s only independent, ultra-low-cost carrier — announced the appointment of Sandy Burns as the airline’s new flight attendant manager.
Burns previously held management roles with Jazz Aviation and WestJet Encore, and has led teams of up to 500. A safety-focused leader, Burns joins Flair Airlines with close to 30 years of Canadian aviation experience, and more than 15 years of hands-on, in-flight experience.
“Sandy joins Flair with significant experience and a deep understanding of Canadian aviation. Our hiring strategy is simple: hire people who understand aviation and are passionate about bringing Canadians affordable air travel,” said Jim Scott, Flair Airlines CEO. “Sandy is an important addition to the Flair Airlines team and will ensure each passenger receives the onboard experience they expect.”
Burns is based at the Flair Airlines headquarters in Edmonton, Alta., and will lead a team of more than 120 flight attendants. In her role, Burns will oversee the recruitment, retention, training and service delivery of the Flair Airlines flight attendant team as it continues to grow.