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United Airlines, Hilton, American Airlines, Air Canada, Virgin Atlantic, Hertz, Kempinski, and Four Seasons Named Winners of the 2018 GlobeRunner Awards

United Airlines, Hilton, American Airlines, Air Canada Virgin Atlantic Airways, Hertz, Kempinski, Four Seasons, oneworld, Lufthansa, and Volvo have been named best in class by the editors of Frequent Business Traveler.
The results of this year’s awards, recognizing the world’s top airlines, hotel groups, car rental agencies, and automobiles, were announced on Wednesday by Jonathan Spira, Frequent Business Traveler’s editorial director, at the magazine’s offices in New York City.
In lieu of holding …

Air Canada Opens Maple Leaf Lounge at New LaGuardia Airport Terminal in New York

Air Canada Opens Maple Leaf Lounge at New LaGuardia Airport Terminal in New York

Air Canada opened its newest Maple Leaf Lounge Monday night with a reception for members of the press and invited guests.  It opens to the public Tuesday morning and is conveniently situated near the airline’s three departure gates.
Unlike the airline’s previous loungeat LaGuardia, the new lounge is after the security checkpoint.
The lounge is located in the newly built replacement Central Terminal building at LaGuardia Airport that opened Saturday and is …

Inside LaGuardia Airport’s Posh New Central Terminal Concourse, Now Open to Passengers

Attention New Yorkers and visitors: The city that never sleeps now has a brand new airport – or at least part of one.
The first concourse in the newly built replacement Central Terminal building at LaGuardia Airport opened on Saturday. I visited the new structure, also known as Terminal B, for the better part of the day, spoke with passengers, and met with airport officials who were on the ground spearheading …

Air Canada Gives $1.2 Million to Charities Helping Children

Air Canada Gives $1.2 Million to Charities Helping Children

Air Canada said it was giving more than 1.6 million Canadian dollars ($1.2 million) to 20 charities that provide assistance to children.
The donation is being made through the Air Canada Foundation, a registered charitable organization.
Donations to charities include plane tickets to support fundraising activities; financial support, and the donation of Aeroplan Miles to pediatric hospitals.
“The health and well-being of children are at the core of the Air Canada Foundation’s mission,” …

Air Canada Moves Forward with Plans to Reacquire Aeroplan Frequent Flyer Program

Air Canada Moves Forward with Plans to Reacquire Aeroplan Frequent Flyer Program

A consortium led by Air Canada announced the signing of a definitive share purchase agreement with Aimia that will allow the group to acquire the Aeroplan frequent flyer program.
The move will allow Air Canada to launch a new frequent-flyer program in July 2020. Once the acquisition is completed, Air Canada will continue to operate the Aeroplan program until that time.
The deal, Air Canada said, “will facilitate a smooth transition to our …

Air Canada to Introduce New Service Between Montreal and Raleigh

Air Canada to Introduce New Service Between Montreal and Raleigh

Air Canada announced plans to add new non-stop service from Montreal to Raleigh, North Carolina.
The Montreal-based carrier already offers non-stop service linking Toronto and Raleigh and it plans to use larger aircraft on that flight as well as on its service between Toronto and Charlotte.
The larger aircraft, Embraer E175s, will have a business-class cabin.
“The new Montreal-Raleigh service will be the only non-stop flight between these cities,” the airline said in …

Air Canada to Increase Frequency for Multiple International Flights from Vancouver

Air Canada to Increase Frequency for Multiple International Flights from Vancouver

Air Canada announced an increase in frequency for multiple international flights starting in Vancouver.
The Montreal-based carrier plans to increase service from Vancouver to Delhi to daily flights as of June 2, 2019. In addition, service between Vancouver and Melbourne will operate four times per week and summer service to from Vancouver to and from Zürich will operate five times per week. Finally, flights from Vancouver to Kansai will operate five …