MONTREAL — Air Canada has opened a Maple Leaf Lounge at Newark Liberty International Airport, it was announced Oct. 14.
Located past security close to Air Canada gates, the Newark lounge offers refreshments, complimentary WiFi and work facilities that include complimentary printing capabilities.
“Air Canada is pleased to provide eligible Air Canada and Star Alliance customers a new Maple Leaf Lounge at Newark Liberty airport. We recognize that business and premium customers have additional requirements, including the need for a quiet place to work while travelling, and our new Maple Leaf Lounge is designed with this in mind. The new lounge also complements our Boeing 787 Newark-Vancouver service featuring our Business Class – Transcontinental product, with lie-flat suites in Business Class,” said Benjamin Smith, president, passenger airlines.
The Newark lounge joins Air Canada’s other U.S. Maple Leaf Lounges in New York City’s LaGuardia Airport and at Los Angeles International Airport.
Air Canada offers premium passengers access to 22 Maple Leaf Lounges around world. In addition to the new Newark Liberty airport lounge, the airline is planning a new Montreal international Maple Leaf Lounge opening in November, an expanded Vancouver international Maple Leaf Lounge opening in summer 2017, a new Saskatoon domestic Maple Leaf Lounge opening in fall 2017, and refurbishments planned for its domestic Maple Leaf Lounges at Toronto, Montreal and Vancouver in 2017.
Air Canada is Canada’s largest domestic and international airline, serving more than 200 airports on six continents. It is among the 20 largest airlines in the world and in 2015, served more than 41 million customers. Air Canada provides scheduled passenger service directly to 64 airports in Canada, 54 in the U.S. and 90 in Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Asia, Australia, the Caribbean, Mexico, Central America and South America. Air Canada is a founding member of Star Alliance air transportation network serving 1,330 airports in 192 countries. Air Canada is the only international network carrier in North America to receive a Four-Star ranking according to independent U.K. research firm Skytrax.