Air Canada has opened its newest International Maple Leaf Lounge at Frankfurt Airport’s Terminal 1, Departures Area B. Located at Star Alliance’s largest airport hub and Air Canada’s second largest international station, Air Canada’s Frankfurt Maple Leaf Lounge is a serene, stylish oasis where eligible Air Canada and Star Alliance customers can rest, refuel or refresh before their flight in an inspiring, contemporary environment that is a celebration of Canadian design, artistry and craftsmanship.
“We are thrilled to welcome Air Canada and Star Alliance eligible customers to our new Maple Leaf Lounge in Frankfurt,” said Craig Landry, Vice President, Marketing. “Our newest International Maple Leaf Lounge was created as an extension of the overall travel experience for our Executive First customers. Showcasing contemporary Canadian design, artwork and the majestic natural beauty of Canada, customers will enjoy a calm and inspiring environment in which to work or relax before their Air Canada or connecting Star Alliance flight.”
Designed by Bennett C. Lo, Air Canada’s 726- square-metre Frankfurt Maple Leaf Lounge features A Quiet Zone with six reclining pods equipped with personal satellite-fed TV screens, USB ports and Sony noise-cancelling headsets; Spa-inspired shower area featuring showers with large rain-shower heads, ambient music and Canadian Escents spa products.
The lounge also includes a Business Centre equipped with individual flat-screen Dell PCs, colour laser printing and scanning; Complimentary wireless high speed Internet access throughout and Bistro-style dining area offering hot and cold food, and complimentary German and Canadian wines, beer & spirits
Eligible customers include Air Canada Altitude Super Elite 100K, Elite 75K and Elite 50K members, Star Alliance Gold members, and customers travelling in Air Canada Executive First, who have confirmed, same-day travel on a departing Air Canada or Star Alliance flight.
Air Canada operates up to five daily round-trip flights year-round between Canada and Frankfurt, with non-stop flights from Calgary, Toronto, Montreal and Ottawa offering a choice of Executive First or Economy service.
Additionally, Star Alliance partner Lufthansa operates flights between Vancouver and Frankfurt and between Toronto and Frankfurt which Air Canada offers on a code-share basis. At the Frankfurt worldwide hub, Star Alliance airlines offer 502 daily flights to 179 destinations, and more than 22.6 million Star Alliance airline customers travelled via Frankfurt in 2012.