Jetlines names sales/marketing chief to commercial team

Canada Jetlines Ltd. (JET: TSX-V) has announced it has named Jordi Porcel as Chief Sales, Marketing, and Customer Experience Officer, the company said.

Most recently, Porcel was the head of Europe at low-cost carrier Air Arabia, where he was responsible for implementing the Company´s strategic sales, marketing and communication initiatives in Europe.

In connection with his appointment, Porcel will be granted 250,000 Restricted Share Units that vest over a three-year period from the date of grant, with one third vesting at the end of each year during the three-year period.

Canada Jetlines, Ltd. is set to become Canada´s first true Ultra-Low Cost Carrier (ULCC) airline, with plans to operate flights across Canada and provide non-stop service from Canada to the United States, Mexico and the Caribbean. The Company plans to commence operations with the Airbus A320 fleet, the most widely used aircraft for ultra-low cost carriers worldwide.