Taking Aviation to New Heights

Taking Aviation to New Heights

A Biography of Pierre Jeanniot

By Jacqueline Cardinal , Laurent Lapierre

408 Pages · 9x6 · November 19 2013

Paper ISBN: 9780776630465

PDF ISBN: 9780776630472

ePub ISBN: 9780776630489

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Description

Taking Aviation to New Heights
Acknowledgments
List of Boxes
Introduction—Who Is Pierre Jeanniot?

Part 1 Gaston and Renée (1914–1934)
 Chapter 1 Baptism by Fire
 Chapter 2 The Boches Are Coming!
 Chapter 3 A Train for Addis Ababa
Part 2 Making the Best of Things (1935–1945)
 Chapter 4 My Father, the Hero
 Chapter 5 Rome: Run for Your Life!
 Chapter 6 Woolen Pants and Wooden Shoes
 Chapter 7 News from Christine
 Chapter 8 Between Patton and de Lattre de Tassigny
Part 3 Destination Montreal (1946–1954)
 Chapter 9 Fate or Chance?
 Chapter 10 A Sign from Heaven
 Chapter 11 The Rebellion
 Chapter 12 Necessary Conditions
Part 4 The Black Box (1955–1967)
 Chapter 13 Slamming the Door
 Chapter 14 Trans-Canada Airlines
 Chapter 15 The Tragedy of Sainte-Thérèse
 Chapter 16 The Inventor of the “Black Box”
 Chapter 17 My Cabin at Lake McCaskill
 Chapter 18 The Canadian Operations Research Society
Part 5 On the Way Up in Air Canada (1968–1983)
 Chapter 19 A Revolution: l’Université du Québec
 Chapter 20 Chaos
 Chapter 21 Linguistic Turmoil
 Chapter 22 Goings-on Behind the Scenes
 Chapter 23 Taschereau, Mackasey, Taschereau, Amyot and … one other
 Chapter 24 Open Skies
Part 6 President and CEO of Air Canada (1984–1990)
 Chapter 25 The Battle for Asia
 Chapter 26 Boeing or Airbus?
 Chapter 27 The Smoke Extinguisher
 Chapter 28 Privatization Curtailed
Part 7 Director General and CEO of IATA (1992–2002)
 Chapter 29 Through the Front Door
 Chapter 30 Ready About
 Chapter 31 The Amman Speech
 Chapter 32 Kim Jong-il, Gaddafi, Arafat and … the Others
 Chapter 33 Waiting for Y2K
Part 8 9/11 and Its Aftermath
 Chapter 34 September 11, 2001
 Chapter 35 “I’m coming back to Montreal”
 Chapter 36 “The Master of the Skies”