Air Canada Reopens Maple Leaf Lounge at Toronto Pearson

Air Canada today reopens the Maple Leaf Lounge at
Toronto Pearson, D gates.

The lounge is available to eligible customers
travelling on domestic or international flights.

The Maple Leaf Lounges located in the domestic
departure areas at airports in Montreal and Vancouver are set to
re-open by early fall.

“We are pleased to welcome eligible customers
again to one of our Maple Leaf Lounges at our primary Toronto
Pearson hub,” said Andrew Yiu, Vice President, Product, at Air
Canada. “The Maple Leaf Lounge experience has been completely
re-thought with a range of industry-leading biosafety measures in
place for the safety of customers and employees alike.”


Air Canada Boeing 787-9 reg: C-FVLX. Picture by Steven Howard of TravelNewsAsia.com Click to enlarge.

The airline has introduced electrostatic spraying
in its Lounges as part of its enhanced cleaning procedures and
implemented new touchless processes, such as the ability to order
pre-packaged food directly to your seat from your smartphone and
the presentation of all reading materials in digital format
through PressReader.

When the Air Canada Café reopens later this
year, customers will also benefit from touchless self-entry, a
process which the airline is also looking to implement at other
lounges.

Air Canada’s Maple Leaf Lounge experience
incorporates several other multi-layered biosafety measures to
enhance health and safety. Highlights include: mandatory face
coverings for customers and employees, plexiglass partitions at
welcome desks, food and refreshments pre-packaged to-go and a
modified assisted beverage service.

See also:

Airports, Air Travel and COVID19 – Exclusive Video Interview
with SITA’s President of Asia Pacific, Sumesh Patel
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