Global Traveler recognizes Air Canada as 2019 airline of the year

Air Canada has announced it has been recognized as the 2019 Airline of the Year by Global Traveler, a magazine for luxury business and leisure travelers, the company said.

Global Traveler´s staff submitted nominations to an advisory board, whose members chose the winners based on a series of factors after thorough research of financial data, safety records, product offerings, onboard menus and overall image.

Since 2010, Air Canada has embarked on a CDN 12 billion capital expenditure program to elevate the travel experience which has included: expanding its global network, improvements in class cabins, BMW Chauffeur Service for select customers connecting to international flights, addition of Boeing 777s and state-of-the-art Boeing 787 Dreamliners, and enhanced onboard amenities such as signature dishes prepared by Canadian celebrity chefs.