Flair Airlines has announced that David M. Tait, OBE has joined Canada's only operating low fare airline in the capacity of Executive Chairman.
A Canadian, David brings a wealth of unique airline experience having worked with Wardair Canada in Toronto, Laker Airways in Toronto and Miami, Virgin Atlantic Airways in New York and Air Canada in Montreal.
In 1984, with the then little-known Richard Branson, David helped craft a business plan for what would become Virgin Atlantic Airways. He then spent the next 18 years as Executive Vice President and a Director building the airline into one of the industry's most innovative and critically acclaimed carriers.
In May of 2001, David was awarded an OBE (Officer of The Order of the British Empire) by Queen Elizabeth II for "Services to British Aviation in North America."
After leaving Virgin, David served as Senior Vice President, Customer Service for Air Canada. He is also a best-selling author and award-winning travel columnist.