Signature (business) class customers on international flights will be offered new Acqua di Parma amenity bags from next month, and there will be a return to normal pre-departure and inflight services for premium passengers, including the hanging of coats and jackets, and the serving of pre-departure beverages and hot towels prior to meal services.
Finally from next month Signature class customers on eligible services connecting through Vancouver International airport will be transferred between flights by a plug-in hybrid or fully electric Porsche vehicle.
This move follows United Airlines’ new partnership with luxury car brand Jaguar, enabling Mileage Plus Premier members with tight connections to benefit from gate-to-gate transfers.
United offers Jaguar I-Pace transfers for Mileage Plus Premier members with tight connections
Commenting on the news Mark Nasr, senior vice president, products, marketing and ecommerce at Air Canada, said:
“Air Canada is committed to elevating the customer experience and offering the kind of world-class services Canadians can be proud of from their flag carrier. Accordingly, we are investing in all aspects of the journey to make travel even better for customers, including in our Economy and Premium cabins.
“Today’s announcements go beyond emerging from the pandemic; we’re proud to introduce many new services and options not available today in Canada.
“Among the improvements customers will see starting in November are new dining services in International Economy Class featuring the addition of regional appetizers and an entree created by acclaimed Montreal Chef Jérôme Ferrer on flights departing Canada and fresh Air Canada Bistro options on North American flights.
“Premium cabin customers will also find new amenities, such as Acqua di Parma amenity kits and complimentary wifi in Premium Rouge. What’s more, we’ll begin introducing additional in-flight entertainment content, including Live TV, so customers can watch sports events or stay on top of the news while in the air.”