Air Transat appointment: Pascal Briodin named Executive Vice-President, Sales and Marketing

Montreal, September 5, 2001

Denis Jacob, President and Chief Executive Officer of Air Transat, is pleased to announce the appointment of Pascal Briodin as Executive Vice-President, Sales and Marketing.

'We are delighted to welcome Mr. Briodin into the Air Transat family. His experience and extensive knowledge of the airline industry, particularly while serving as Executive Vice-President and General Manager of Air France, Canada, will help Air Transat with its development of new markets,' Mr. Jacob said.Mr. Briodin will be responsible for co-ordinating all marketing, sales, and cargo operations. He will also supervise the marketing of all of Air Transat's air products, both with tour operators and the sale of air only tickets. He will be assisted by Sylvie Bourget, Vice-President, Marketing, and Kevin Kalbfleisch, Vice-President, Sales.

About Air Transat
Air Transat specializes in charter flights from several Canadian and European cities to vacation destinations, mainly to the south during the winter months and to Europe and Canada during the summer. Year-round, Air Transat links Canada's principal cities. Air Transat's fleet of 24 aircraft serves 90 destinations in 25 countries. The company employs 2,400. In 2000, Air Transat carried 3.3 million passengers. Air Transat is a subsidiary of Transat A.T. Inc.