Lee Lipton (Flora Gordon)

Lee Lipton

Having led network strategy, route planning, and business development for airlines and airports in Canada, the U.S. and Europe for 25 years, Lee is currently Senior Vice President, Aviation Strategy at ASM, the global consulting arm of the Aviation Week Network.

His airline experience includes leading network planning and flight scheduling functions at WestJet, Aer Lingus, and Southwest Airlines. Lee has also been on the airport side of the table and was responsible for air service development for the Vancouver-based Vantage Airport Group’s network of 10 airports in Europe, the UK, and the Americas.

Today Lee works with airports, airlines, infrastructure investors, governments, and other industry clients in airline planning, route development, airport transactions, and aviation-related economic development. He is also a guest lecturer on airline network planning at the University of British Columbia Sauder School of Business