About Us

The Abbotsford International Airshow is an aviation festival that has grown well beyond its borders over the past 5 decades. 
With a role from very early on as a significant stop on the 'Airshow Circuit,' Abbotsford has distinguished itself as an event focussed on aviation excellence, aerospace advancement and community participation.

The Abbotsford International Airshow Society (AIAS) is the non-profit society that has operated in British Columbia, Canada since 1966, created as a distinct entity in preparation for the 1967 Canada Centennial Airshow.


The keystone annual event-- The Abbotsford International Airshow, is organised by the Board of Directors, a Core Staff and the annual participation of 1000+ Volunteers and hundreds of Community Businesses.

Board of Directors Airshow Staff
Robert Aubry
Ron Becker
Jim Reith - President
Ed Boon Brian Burke  Kate Witoszkin - Operations Manager
Jonathon Dugdale

George Elder

Marion Witoszkin - Bookkeeper
Pat Ellison John English  Kelsey Vriend- Volunteer Coordinator
Al Enns Bill Findlay
Aird Flavelle Al French  
Ken Funk Colleen Gamble  
Ken Hildebrandt Dave Jones  
Randy Kelley Rose McComb  
Stu McIntosh Dave Reith  
Adrian Renkers August Rinz  
Parm Sidhu Dirk Sieber  
Mike Luedey
Steve Stewart  
Jim Watkins Steve Yap  


AIAS is a proud member in good standing with several community and aviation industry associations:
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