Author Scott Wilson
Scott has been in Safety, Quality and Flight Operations roles for over twenty years in a variety of operations including managing a flight training unit, and regional, domestic and international airline operations. Scott joined WestJet in 2001 as a First Officer upgrading to Captain in 2003. In 2002 Scott joined the training department which led to roles with increasing responsibilities including Approved Check Pilot (ACP), Standards Pilot and Manager, Flight Operations Quality Assurance. In 2006 Scott assumed the role of Company Chief Pilot as the Director, Flight Standards. In 2011 Scott helped develop the new corporate role of Vice-President, Safety, Security and Quality, responsible for supporting and advancing the airlines safety, security, emergency response and quality systems. In late 2015 Scott returned to Flight Operations as the Operations Manager and Vice-President, Flight Operations, responsible for the direct oversight of more than 600 safe daily departures across WestJet’s network.