Richard Hotchkiss

President & C.E.O.

Joined Our Company: 1996 joined Home Aviation, which later merged with Sunwest Aviation in 1999.

Current role with the Company: As the President and Chief Executive Officer for Sunwest Aviation, Richard is responsible for Sunwest's entire operations, as well as the Accountable Executive for Safety Management.

Richard is an Airline Transport Pilot on the Lear 35/55. He completed a Bachelor of Law degree at the University of Alberta and worked as an Aviation Claims Attorney/Underwriter prior to joining Sunwest Aviation Ltd.

Richard's personal interests are his family (1 son and 2 daughters), skiing, golf, flying, motorcycles and travel.

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- it is paramount and our priority
- taking care of our customers best
- that make a difference!