Air Canada is Canada’s largest airline and the largest provider of scheduled
passenger services in the Canadian market, the Canada-U.S. transborder market
and in the international market to and from Canada.
In 2016, Air Canada together with its Air Canada Express regional partners
carried close to 45 million passengers, offering direct passenger service to more
than 200 destinations on six continents. Air Canada is a founding member of Star
Alliance™, providing the world’s most comprehensive air transportation network.
Air Canada’s predecessor, Trans-Canada Air Lines (TCA) inaugurated its first
flight on September 1, 1937. The 50-minute flight aboard a Lockheed L-10A
carried two passengers and mail between Vancouver and Seattle. By 1964, TCA
had grown to become Canada’s national airline; it changed its name to Air Canada.
The airline became fully privatized in 1989.
Air Canada shares are traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX:AC), and
effective July 29, 2016, its Class A variable voting shares and Class B voting shares
began trading on OTCQX International Premier in the U.S. under the single ticker
Air Canada is among the 20 largest airlines in the world and employs 30,000
people. Its corporate headquarters are located in Montreal.
We are much more than a world leader. We are 240,000 hoteliers with the
same shared passion for welcoming. We take care of millions of guests in our
4,100 addresses and on our digital platforms. As an operator and franchisor
(HotelServices), owner and investor (HotelInvest), we invest all our energy into
making “Feel Welcome” resonate as the finest hotel promise.
Air France KLM
Air France KLM Group is completing several projects that enhance the travel
experience. The growing Boeing 787 Dreamliner fleets at both airlines features
inflight WiFi, the latest state-of-the-art cabins and innovations like higher cabin
pressure and humidity for improved in-flight well-being. Flat beds in business class
are now on 80 percent of KLM’s long haul fleet and on Air France 777s and 787s.
The latest long-haul economy cabins feature more recline, HD entertainment and
Air France and KLM connect the over 320 destinations on 5 continents through
their world class hubs and investments have been made to take them to the next
level. Air France and the airport authorities have spent $743 million at Paris
Charles de Gaulle airport to move flights operations closer together, construct new
pedestrian transfer corridors, and add traveler-friendly amenities like free Wi-Fi,
children’s play areas and interactive info kiosks. KLM’s Amsterdam-Schiphol hub
has made improvements to ensure it remains Europe’s most award winning airport.
Centralized security, the refurbishment of boarding areas, and expanded shopping
and dining are recently completed.
We look forward to welcoming your travelers on board and appreciate your
American Express Global Business Travel
American Express Global Business Travel equips companies of all sizes with the
insights, tools, services and expertise they need to keep their travelers informed,
focused and productive while on the road. With approximately 12,000 employees
and operations in nearly 120 countries worldwide, American Express GBT
empowers customers to take control of their travel programs, optimizing the return
on their travel and meetings investments, while, more importantly, providing
extraordinary traveler care.
You don’t stop, so we have the most nonstops – and the most destinations for your
travelers – on the world’s largest airline. American Airlines offers 6,700 flights daily
flights to 350 destinations in more than 50 countries. Our network and schedule
are built around the needs of your travelers, including: the most daily flights between New York and L.A. and the only hourly shuttle service between New York,
Boston and Washington, D.C. with our partners, we offer the most daily flights
from New York and L.A.to London.
American is investing $3 billion to improve our customers’ experience in the air
and on the ground. These include lie-flat seats on our international aircraft, more
in-flight entertainment options, refurbished airport lounges, and upgraded food
and beverage choices. We’re flying to more destinations than ever, including service
from North America to 10 destinations across Asia, Australia and New Zealand.
We’re a founding member of the oneworld® alliance, whose members and mem-bers-elect offer nearly 14,250 flights daily to 1,000 destinations in 150 countries.
Amadeus sits at the heart of travel. For 30 years, Amadeus solutions have kept the
travel sector moving.
Working together with some of the world’s most ambitious companies,
Amadeus technology connects the entire travel ecosystem and powers the business
travel experience at every stage of the journey (from search and booking to expense
reconciliation; from airport parking, lounge access, hotel and meeting rooms to
departure control systems and baggage check in; from occasional travelers to travel
arrangers and frequent travelers). If it is related to travel & expense, then we are
In collaboration with our corporate customers and with our flexible tools, we
empower organizations and individuals alike to make travel simple, stress-free and
efficient, allowing you to control your T&E spend, access the right travel options,
ensure compliance with corporate policy and give visibility into where your staff
are at all times.
We create better journeys for you and your travelers so that you can focus on