Air Canada is Americas’ Best Long Haul Airline

(By CNW Telbec)

MONTREAL, Canada — Air Canada today was named the Best Long Haul Airline in the Americas for 2018 by, an airline safety and product rating agency that promotes excellence in the industry. gives Air Canada its top seven-star rating for both safety and product.

“Air Canada’s strategic focus has been on long-haul, international flying through our expanded global network and this recognition by the well-respected is welcome affirmation of our success. The rating is based on a thorough evaluation of criteria that are priorities for Air Canada, including safety, fleet, onboard service and products, environmental stewardship, innovation and profitability,” said Benjamin Smith, President, Passenger Airlines at Air Canada.

Air Canada Airbus A321 at Toronto Pearson International Airport
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“This ranking is also a recognition of the dedication of our 30,000 employees who work hard every day taking care of our customers, transporting them safely and comfortably to more than 200 destinations around the world,” he added.

Air Canada has received a number of awards recognizing its industry-leading products and services in 2017, financial strength and employee engagement.

This includes being named Best Airline in North America in the 2017 Skytrax World Airline Awards, marking the sixth time in eight years Air Canada has been recognized as the continent’s number one carrier. (Full Story Here)


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