Meetings Canada



Redesigned Maple Leaf Lounge Opening in New YYT Terminal

July 11, 2018 by Lori Smith

Air Canada will open a redesigned Maple Leaf Lounge located in St. John’s International Airport new terminal east expansion area (YYT) this fall. The new Maple Leaf Lounge will have 77 per cent more square footage, 46 additional seats, and


WestJet Reveals Dreamliner Cabin Interior

May 9, 2018 by Lori Smith

WestJet has unveiled its new Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner cabin interior, including its first-ever business class.  The carrier has firm orders of 10 Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner aircraft, the first of which will arrive in early 2019. The carrier also has an


Air Canada Launches Edmonton-San Francisco Service

May 2, 2018 by Lori Smith

Air Canada launched its new daily, non-stop service between Edmonton and San Francisco this week. “The tech, innovation and creative industries, together with legendary tourist and outdoor attractions in both Northern California and Northern Alberta make this a prime destination


WestJet Encore Wins Bombardier Reliability Award

April 26, 2018 by Lori Smith

WestJet Encore has been named a winner in the Bombardier Commercial Aircraft’s 2017 Airline Reliability Performance Awards, a program that recognizes operators of Bombardier’s Q-Series turboprops and CRJ regional jets that have achieved at least 99 per cent dispatch reliability


New Air Canada Service Connects Montreal to Southern Ontario

April 25, 2018 by Lori Smith

Air Canada will begin new domestic regional non-stop flights from Montreal to the southern Ontario cities of London and Windsor on July 2, 2018. “We are pleased to expand Air Canada’s domestic network from Montreal into the growing southern Ontario


New Report Shows Economic Impact of Business Travel

April 22, 2018 by Lori Smith

A new report, produced by the Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) in partnership with BCD Travel and Air Canada, shows that business travel was responsible for about 2.6 per cent ($40.1 billion) of Canadian GDP in 2016. The study, titled


WestJet Connecting Western Canada and Mexico City

March 20, 2018 by Lori Smith

WestJet has added to its roster of flights connecting Canada and Mexico. On March 14, the carrier launched a new service between Calgary and Mexico City. On March 15, it began service from Vancouver to Mexico City. “WestJet is proud


Air Canada Increasing Service from Alberta to Sun Destinations

March 13, 2018 by Lori Smith

Air Canada will launch daily, seasonal flights between Calgary and Palm Springs, and between Edmonton and Las Vegas, starting October 28, 2018. “We are very pleased to offer additional convenient travel options to Albertans with non-stop flights from Calgary and


Celebrity Reveals Cutting-edge Culinary Offerings on New Ship

March 8, 2018 by Lori Smith

Celebrity Cruises has revealed the cutting-edge culinary offerings on its transformative new ship, Celebrity Edge. The ship will feature 29 palate-pleasing venues, including four main dining restaurants, two exclusive Suite and AquaClass restaurants, seven brand new specialty restaurants, five complimentary


Air Canada Increasing Service to Sun Destinations

March 8, 2018 by Lori Smith

With the introduction of the new mainline Boeing 737 MAX-8 aircraft to its fleet later this year, Air Canada will be increasing service to Hawaii and Mexico in winter 2018/2019. The carrier has announced that the fuel-efficient aircraft will be


Air Canada Dreamliner Vancouver-Delhi Service Going Year-Round

February 1, 2018 by Lori Smith

Air Canada’s current seasonal non-stop Vancouver-Delhi flights will become year-round starting June 8, 2018.  The expanded service complements the carrier’s year-round Dreamliner flights from Toronto to Delhi and Mumbai. “Customer response to our nonstop Vancouver-Delhi seasonal flights initially launched in


Porter Increasing Service to Newfoundland

January 29, 2018 by Lori Smith

Porter Airlines is more than doubling its service to Stephenville, Newfoundland this year. The carrier announced today that it is adding spring and fall service to the city on Newfoundland’s west coast. More than 50 round-trip flights will operate between