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John Gradek

John Gradek is a faculty lecturer at McGill University and the program coordinator of the Global Aviation Leadership Program, jointly developed by McGill and l’Ecole National de l’Aviation Civil in France. He is a frequent contributor to news services on commercial aviation issues.

Opinion | BY JOHN GRADEK | April 17, 2024
Transport Minister Pablo Rodriguez speaks with reporters before the cabinet meeting in West Block on Feb. 13. Aviation seems to have a human resource sizing issue as well as a competitive behaviour paradigm that need to be addressed with government support, writes John Gradek. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY JOHN GRADEK | April 17, 2024
Opinion | BY JOHN GRADEK | April 17, 2024
Transport Minister Pablo Rodriguez speaks with reporters before the cabinet meeting in West Block on Feb. 13. Aviation seems to have a human resource sizing issue as well as a competitive behaviour paradigm that need to be addressed with government support, writes John Gradek. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY JOHN GRADEK | November 29, 2023
Supply chain disruptions are being touted as the villains by many industry partners, from component suppliers to airframe builders to aircraft operators to aviation support organizations, writes John Gradek. Pexels photograph by Robert Stearns
Opinion | BY JOHN GRADEK | November 29, 2023
Opinion | BY JOHN GRADEK | November 29, 2023
Supply chain disruptions are being touted as the villains by many industry partners, from component suppliers to airframe builders to aircraft operators to aviation support organizations, writes John Gradek. Pexels photograph by Robert Stearns
Opinion | BY JOHN GRADEK | April 5, 2021
International air travel conditions have greater repercussions on personal travel, with pre- and post-flight testing, mandated hotel and home quarantines, and significant fines for violations of directives, writes John Gradek. Image courtesy of Pexels/Sourav Mishra
Opinion | BY JOHN GRADEK | April 5, 2021
Opinion | BY JOHN GRADEK | April 5, 2021
International air travel conditions have greater repercussions on personal travel, with pre- and post-flight testing, mandated hotel and home quarantines, and significant fines for violations of directives, writes John Gradek. Image courtesy of Pexels/Sourav Mishra
Opinion | BY JOHN GRADEK | July 13, 2020
'The airlines have been hammered by this pandemic,' Transport Minister Marc Garneau told a House of Commons committee in June, while defending his decision not to force the carriers to refund passengers for flights cancelled by the pandemic. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY JOHN GRADEK | July 13, 2020
Opinion | BY JOHN GRADEK | July 13, 2020
'The airlines have been hammered by this pandemic,' Transport Minister Marc Garneau told a House of Commons committee in June, while defending his decision not to force the carriers to refund passengers for flights cancelled by the pandemic. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY JOHN GRADEK | April 6, 2020
The air traveller of the near future will have a very different demographic, writes John Gradek. Photograph courtesy of Pexels
Opinion | BY JOHN GRADEK | April 6, 2020
Opinion | BY JOHN GRADEK | April 6, 2020
The air traveller of the near future will have a very different demographic, writes John Gradek. Photograph courtesy of Pexels
Opinion | BY JOHN GRADEK | April 1, 2019
Air Canada Boeing 737 Max 8, pictured Nov. 2, 2017. Photograph courtesy of Commons Wikipedia
Opinion | BY JOHN GRADEK | April 1, 2019
Opinion | BY JOHN GRADEK | April 1, 2019
Air Canada Boeing 737 Max 8, pictured Nov. 2, 2017. Photograph courtesy of Commons Wikipedia
Opinion | BY JOHN GRADEK | October 22, 2018
Public interest in the role of aviation policy-makers in commercial aviation service levels has never been higher, writes John Gradek. Photograph courtey of Pixabay
Opinion | BY JOHN GRADEK | October 22, 2018
Opinion | BY JOHN GRADEK | October 22, 2018
Public interest in the role of aviation policy-makers in commercial aviation service levels has never been higher, writes John Gradek. Photograph courtey of Pixabay