Sunwing Airlines First Officer Jessalyn Teed, a Geography and Aviation graduate, has been named one of WINGS Top 20 under 40 for 2019. This award recognizes inspiring young leaders who are influencing the Canadian aviation and aerospace industry.
Teed was one of the first graduates hired by the airline as part of their ongoing partnership with the University of Waterloo. She has also been working with a Sunwing colleague and the Waterloo Wellington Flight Centre to develop a course focusing on multi-crew environments, set to launch this summer.
Ian McKenzie, Director of Aviation for the University of Waterloo, also celebrated the news.
“I would like to congratulate University of Waterloo alumna, Jessalyn Teed, on being named as one of the Top 20 Under 40 in Canada. Jessalyn excelled as a student, pilot, teaching assistant, volunteer and mentor. She has carried that excellence over in her growing career at Sunwing and exemplifies the true spirit of Canadian aviation.”