Chauffeur service from Air Canada, now electrified by Porsche


Class in: The environment, Transport, Holidays and tourism, The Covid-19
Topics : New products and services, Corporate social responsibility, Environmental policy

  • The fleet, made up of electric or plug-in hybrid vehicles, supports Air Canada’s environmental objectives.
  • The Service of driver offers International Signature Class customers connecting at Toronto Pearson Airport a unique upscale experience at Canada.

Attention Editors: A video explaining Air Canada’s Chauffeur Service can be viewed and downloaded here. A video on the reopening of the Air Canada Signature Suite is available here.

MONTRAL, April 21, 2022 /CNW Telbec/ – Air Canada today announced that it has entered into an agreement with Automobiles Porsche Canada, Lte., which becomes the exclusive vehicle supplier for its TorontoPearson Airport Chauffeur Service, to offer certain AirCanada Signature Class customers who take a correspondence to Asia,Europe or South America. In fact, the AirCanada Signature Suite recently reopened at Toronto-Pearson Airport.

Air Canada announced

Eligible connecting International Signature Class customers arriving from a flight within the Canada will be greeted by a Concierge Service agent before leaving the runway in a Porsche vehicle towards the AirCanada Signature Suite. The fleet will consist of electric or plug-in hybrid vehicles, namely the Porsche Taycan, Panamera and Cayenne models, to support AirCanada’s commitment to carbon neutrality, that is to say zero net greenhouse gas emissions in all its activities globally by 2050.

« We are pleased to re-launch Signature Services anchored by the AirCanada Signature Suite, our flagship product at TorontoPearson Airport, for our international customers, » said Scott O’Leary, Vice President – Fidelity and Products, of AirCanada. Thanks to our partnership with Porsche, customers traveling in International Signature Class will experience fascinating vehicles of uncompromising quality. As we continue to restore our key international connections, we look forward to welcoming our customers to TorontoPearson Airport with this premium experience, unique to the Canadain partnership with one of the most luxurious and iconic car brands in the world.

The Service of AirCanada driver resumes April 21, 2022 to provide a pleasant surprise to customers at TorontoPearson Airport. To meet demand following the easing of border measures around the world, AirCanada has reestablished many international connections and is once again welcoming its international AirCanada Signature Class customers to its exclusive AirCanada Signature Suite offering a range of exceptional services, such as the menu created by chef DavidHawksworth and exclusive wines selected by VroniqueRivest.

In addition to the reopening of the AirCanada Signature Suite at the international airport of Vancouver this spring, the AirCanada Chauffeur Service offered in partnership with Porschey will be launched later this year.

About AirCanada

AirCanada is the national carrier of Canada, the country’s largest airline operating domestic and international services and a co-founding member of StarAlliance, the world’s largest airline association. It is, in North America, the only airline of international scope offering a complete range of services to hold the four-star rating awarded by the independent British research firm Skytrax which, in 2021, also awarded it the prize for Best Ground and Flight Crew in North America, Best Ground and Flight Crew in Canada, Best Business Class Lounge in North America and Best Carrier for COVID-19. Also in 2021, Air Canada was named Best Airline in North America by Air Canada magazine. GlobalTraveler for the third year in a row. In January 2021, Air Canada was awarded Diamond Level certification by APEX for its AirCanada CleanCare+ biosecurity program, created to manage COVID-19. It is the only airline company in Canada reach the highest level of APEX. Air Canada has set a goal of being carbon neutral in all of its operations globally by 2050. For more information, visit aircanada.com/media, follow AirCanada on Twitterand LinkedIn, and join AirCanada on Facebook.

About Porsche Automobiles Canada, Ltd.

Founded in 2008, Automobiles Porsche Canada, Lte (PCL) is the exclusive importer and distributor of the Porsche911, 718Boxster and 718Cayman, Taycan, Panamera, Cayenne and Macan. The head office is located Toronto (Ontario) since 2017 and the company employs a team of over 60 people in sales, aftersales, finance, marketing, business development and public relations. The team aims to provide Porsche customers with the highest quality experience while respecting the brand’s 70 years of leadership in performance, safety and efficiency. A Parts Distribution Center opened in 2019 Mississauga to serve the entire network, which includes 21 Porsche Centers across the country. PCL is the dedicated subsidiary of Porsche AG with its head office stuttgart, in Germany. In 2021, Porsche delivered 9,141 vehicles to Canadahis best year yet.

This success is based on a remarkable sporting record which counts more than 30,000 race victories.

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