Tuesday,  October 3, 2023  5:28 am

WestJet's Tim Croyle announces retirement

WestJet's Tim Croyle announces retirement

Tim Croyle, vice president, vacations and cargo at WestJet has announced his retirement, the airline announced Friday (Oct 4th).

"The decision has been made with careful consideration and with mixed emotions," said Croyle in a statement. "I would like to thank all of WestJet's travel trade, hotel and destination partners for the support and loyalty they have shown for more than a decade. I look forward to watching the great things that WestJet's global aspirations will bring to Canada and the world."

Tim joined WestJet in 2003, as manager-airports projects. holding a variety of roles before moving to WestJet Vacations in 2010 where he built a solid foundation for the business and was subsequently promoted to Vice-President, WestJet Vacations.

In March of 2018, Tim stepped in to the interim executive vice-president, commercial role, leading the launch of WestJet's 787 Dreamliner. Most recently, he assumed responsibility of WestJet Cargo team and its in-house transition.

Tim's last day with WestJet will be on October 31, 2019. 

The company will begin the process of conducting a search for vice-president, WestJet Vacations shortly. With Tim's retirement, WestJet Cargo will be moved under Charles Duncan, executive vice-president and chief strategy officer.

The news comes months after it was announced that WestJet would be purchased by Onex to a tune of $5 billion dollars. 

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