Captain Craig Blandford is President of the Air Canada Pilots Association.
As President, Captain Blandford represents Air Canada’s 3,000 pilots to senior company officers, media, governments and public agencies, other pilot associations and employee groups, as well as a range of external stakeholders.
Captain Blandford joined Air Canada in 1998, following 20 years service in the Royal Canadian Air Force. A native of Springdale, Newfoundland and resident of Winnipeg, he served his fellow Air Canada pilots for many years as a volunteer and elected representative, most recently as Chair of the Pension Committee. Captain Blandford is a graduate of the Royal Military College of Canada.
His term as President runs until December 2014.