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Media Advisory - Air Canada invites media to tour its new, state-of-the-art Operations Centre

Friday, August 16, 2013

Media Advisory - Air Canada invites media to tour its new, state-of-the-art Operations Centre

14:24 EDT Friday, August 16, 2013

TORONTO, Aug. 16, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - Air Canada invites members of the media to tour its new Operations Centre in Brampton, Ontario on Tuesday, August 20. The state-of-the-art facility will serve as the control centre for the airline's global operations once fully operational in early 2014. Following a tour of the centre members of the media are invited to attend an opening ceremony with Calin Rovinescu, President and Chief Executive Officer and other senior executives of Air Canada. Local politicians are also invited to the event.

When:   1 p.m. on Tuesday, August 20, 2013 followed by Official Opening at 2 p.m.
   
Where:  99 Ironbridge Road, Brampton (intersection of Mississauga Road and Highway 407)
   
What:   Media will have opportunity to tour and explore the new facility that will host Air Canada's global Operations Centre. Employees will be available to explain the workings of the new 75,000 square foot centre which incorporates the latest IT, ergonomic and other design features to further enhance Air Canada's position as one of the world's leading airlines.
   
  Media are asked to RSVP at media@aircanada.ca

Air Canada is Canada's largest domestic and international airline serving more than 175 destinations on five continents.  Canada's flag carrier is the 15th largest commercial airline in the world and in 2012 served close to 35 million customers.  Air Canada provides scheduled passenger service directly to 60 Canadian cities, 53 destinations in the United States and 67 cities in Europe, the Middle East, Asia, Australia, the Caribbean, Mexico and South America. Air Canada is a founding member of Star Alliance, the world's most comprehensive air transportation network serving 1,328 destinations in 195 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 that ranked Air Canada in a worldwide survey of more than 18 million airline passengers as Best Airline in North America in 2013 for the fourth consecutive year.  For more information, please visit: www.aircanada.com.

SOURCE: Air Canada

For further information:

Isabelle Arthur (Montréal) 
(514) 422-5788

Peter Fitzpatrick (Toronto) 
(416) 263-5576

Angela Mah (Vancouver) 
(604) 270-5741

Internet: aircanada.com

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