Air Canada Opens Lounge at Newark Airport

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Conveniently located lounge near gates offers added amenities

MONTREAL, Oct. 14, 2016 Air Canada today announced it has opened a Maple Leaf Lounge at Newark Liberty International Airport. The new lounge, Air Canada’s third in the U.S., is conveniently located beyond security near Air Canada gates, giving eligible Air Canada and Star Alliance customers a calm atmosphere to relax or work prior to their flight.

Air Canada’s Newest Maple Leaf Lounge Opens at Newark Airport (PRNewsFoto/Air Canada)

“Air Canada is pleased to provide eligible Air Canada and Star Alliance customers a new Maple Leaf Lounge at Newark Liberty airport. We recognize that business and premium customers have additional requirements, including the need for a quiet place to work while travelling, and our new Maple Leaf Lounge is designed with this in mind. The new lounge also compliments our Boeing 787 Newark-Vancouver service featuring our Business Class – Transcontinental product, with lie flat suites in Business Class,” said Benjamin Smith, President, Passenger Airlines at Air Canada.

The new Newark Liberty International Airport lounge is the third U.S. Maple Leaf Lounge – Air Canada also operates lounges in New York City at LaGuardia Airport and at Los Angeles International Airport. The Newark lounge offers customers refreshments, complimentary Wifi, and work facilities that include complimentary printing capabilities, all in a relaxed and quiet club-like atmosphere. It is also conveniently located past security close to Air Canada gates, so customers can easily board their flights directly after leaving the lounge. The new lounge further strengthens Air Canada’s position as the leading carrier operating between Canada and the New York City region.

New York Region Airport Canadian Cities Total Daily Frequencies
LaGuardia Airport Toronto, Ottawa, Montreal 24 round trips daily
Newark Liberty International Airport Toronto, Ottawa, Montreal, Calgary, Vancouver Up to 23 round trips daily*
*Includes 10 codeshare flights with Star Alliance partner United Airlines

As a leading global carrier, Air Canada is pleased to now offer premium passengers access to 22 Maple Leaf Lounges around world. In addition to the new Newark Liberty airport lounge, Air Canada is investing in the customer airport experience throughout its network with a new Montreal international Maple Leaf Lounge opening in November 2016, an expanded Vancouver international Maple Leaf Lounge opening in summer 2017, a new Saskatoon domestic Maple Leaf Lounge opening in fall 2017, and refurbishments planned for its domestic Maple Leaf Lounges at Toronto, Montreal and Vancouver in 2017.

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About Air Canada

Air Canada is Canada’s largest domestic and international airline serving more than 200 airports on six continents.  Canada’s flag carrier is among the 20 largest airlines in the world and in 2015 served more than 41 million customers.  Air Canada provides scheduled passenger service directly to 64 airports in Canada, 54 in the United States and 90 in Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Asia, Australia, the Caribbean, Mexico, Central America and South America. Air Canada is a founding member of Star Alliance, the world’s most comprehensive air transportation network serving 1,330 airports in 192 countries. Air Canada is the only international network carrier in North America to receive a Four-Star ranking according to independent U.K. research firm Skytrax. For more information, please visit:, follow @AirCanada on Twitter and join Air Canada on Facebook.