THUNDER BAY, ON, Aug. 26, 2016 /PRNewswire/ - Wasaya is pleased to announce the appointment of Dale Tinevez as Vice-President, Operations and Chief Operating Officer. Tinevez, a seasoned aviation leader, who, while previously at WestJet, was a key player in developing and implementing a world-class guest experience philosophy over 15 years. He joined WestJet shortly after it was founded in 1996 and served as the airline's Vice President of Guest Services.
"Dale is a fantastic addition to our executive team and will bring the focus needed to enhance operational performance, lift our guest experience and enhance cargo customer service. He is a strategic thinker and leader with a track record including contributions to the foundation of one of Canada's most respected aviation brands and iconic corporate cultures," said Michael Rodyniuk, President and Chief Executive of Wasaya. "Attracting a strong, world class executive like Dale is testament to our successful turn around and strong corporate vision," continued Rodyniuk. The former WestJetter will lead day to day operations of the airline, committed to safe, reliable, cost effective air transportation services with a focus on First Nations opportunity, and now, clearly, guest experience.