MONTREAL — Air Canada has been named best airline in North America for the fourth-consecutive year by the readers of Global Traveler. The airline also won for Best Airline Cabin Cleanliness for the third-consecutive year in the 19th year of the GT Tested Reader Survey of the magazine’s readership of frequent business and luxury travellers.
“We are thrilled to be recognized again by our loyal customers with the highly respected honours of Global Traveler‘s Best Airline in North America and Best Airline Cabin Cleanliness. These awards directly reflect the efforts of everyone across our airline, and of the culture we have built at Air Canada fostering teamwork, and taking care of our customers with care and class. I also want to thank our employees for their passion and dedication to serving our customers, who have entrusted us with their travel plans. They are all incredible ambassadors for Air Canada around the world,” says Lucie Guillemette, executive VP and Chief Commercial Officer at Air Canada.
“Air Canada has once again shown themselves to be a leader, winning Best Airline Cabin Cleanliness for the third-consecutive year and Best Airline in North America for the fourth-consecutive year. As we continue to see travel increase, cabin cleanliness will be a requirement for the [savviest] passengers. This, coupled with Air Canada’s win for the fourth-consecutive year as Best in North America, makes for a perfect win-win for the flying public,” says Francis X Gallagher, publisher & CEO, FXExpress Publications, Inc.
Earlier this year, Air Canada won five honours for excellence in leisure and lifestyle travel, and the best of family travel from Global Traveler and its sister publication WhereverFamily.
The leisure lifestyle awards include Best Airline for Onboard Entertainment for the fourth-consecutive year; Best Premium Economy Class for the fourth-consecutive year; and Best Airline for Onboard Menu – Air Canada Business Class. The family travel awards include Best Family-Friendly Airline in North America for the fourth-consecutive year and Best Family Friendly International Airline for the third-consecutive year.