Air Canada and United
Olivia Agboton. Senior Business Travel Consultant at ACE Travel Management had the pleasure of attending an airport experience day at London Heathrow hosted by the joint venture cariers Air Canada and United Airlines. Please find below Olivia's report - providing up to information regarding the passsengers airport experience.
The joint Venture carriers, Air Canada and United Airlines are fully operational from Terminal 2, The Queen's terminal at London Heathrow The terminal offers customers state-of-the-art technology making connections even faster and more convenient.
Arrival and check in:
• Self check in kiosk (ideal for hand luggage, printing boarding passes and tagging your own bags, then dropping off) • Bag drop and premium dedicated check in desks/area, ideal for the business traveller
• Premium check in desk only available to Star Alliance Gold members and other super elite 25-100k travellers • AC and UA both offer a Concierge Service which involves an airline rep meeting the traveller upon check in and helping them with their luggage, checking in and transferring through security into the departures area. • Priority Security Clearance is available to passengers travelling in International Business Class
• Air Canada Maple Leaf Lounge
• United Club
• United Global first lounge is located at Heathrow airport Terminal 2 - the queen terminal. This is an amazing, stylish spacious lounge with plenty of seats with power outlet and outstanding showers. The restaurant offers a variety of food, there is also a great cocktail bar. Its the perfect place to relax or catch up on some work before your flight.
With the new Boeing 787 Dreamliner or newly refitted Boeing 777 from Air Canada, passengers have the option of booking International Business Class "Executive Pods," which have lie-flat beds and a remote that lets you order food and drink directly to your seat.
United airline 787 dreamliner. If you are travelling with United airline on the 787 dream liner - it is the first airline with an airframe constructed primarily of composite materials rather than aluminum alloys. By using composite materials, aircraft manufacturers are aiming to raise the bar for safety, fuel economy and environmental sensitivity – making your trip safer and greener.
Contact ACE Travel Management for further information concerning travelling with the Joint Venture carriers United and Air Canada.