Air Canada has opened a Maple Leaf
Lounge at Saskatoon John G. Diefenbaker International Airport
The lounge seats up to 40 customers in an elegant space
that showcases Canadian design and art, including work by two
Saskatchewan artists, Shawn Evans and Holly Friesen.
are excited to welcome Air Canada and Star Alliance eligible
customers to our new Maple Leaf Lounge at Skyxe, which has been
created to enhance the overall travel experience for our premium
customers," said Andrew Yiu, Vice President, Product at Air
Canada. "Showcasing contemporary Canadian design and artwork, and
drawing on the pastoral landscape of Saskatchewan, the lounge is
decorated with maple wood screen walls, Canadian-made furnishings
and Canadian materials. Customers will be warmly received and
enjoy a calm environment in which to work or relax before an Air
Canada or Air Canada Express flight."
137-square-metre lounge features a full-service
bar offering a wide selection of beverages - including Canadian
wines and specialty coffees, a self-serve buffet area and
comfortable seating with a view of the tarmac.
planning to work on site can take advantage of the cyber
counter equipped with PCs and colour printing, complimentary Wi-Fi
and access to a large variety of digital newspaper and magazine
content via the PressReader app.
The Skyxe Maple Leaf
Lounge will operate seven days a week, and is located
in the departure gate area, steps away from Air Canada's departure
"Skyxe is thrilled
to welcome a new Air Canada Maple Leaf Lounge at Saskatoon
Airport," said Stephen Maybury, President and CEO of Skyxe
Saskatoon Airport. "This highly anticipated new lounge experience
strongly complements our existing modern, comfortable and guest
centric service offerings."
Air Canada and its regional partners operate over
110 weekly (17 daily) non-stop scheduled flights this summer from
Saskatoon to seven destinations across Canada. It offers up to
1,320 seats departing the city, with up to six daily non-stop
flights to Toronto, four to Calgary, three to Vancouver, two to
Winnipeg, one to Edmonton, one to Regina and one from Ottawa.