Air Canada announced the addition of new features to its mobile applicationof the entertainment for childrenand an expanded offer of meals and drinks on board.
The latest enhancements to the mobile app allow quick and easy access to important information throughout the trip:
– electronic boarding passes, easier to use when going through security and during boarding, thanks to continuous updates;
-Aeroplan members’ passport details are linked to their profile, simplifying international check-ins; integrated maps of Air Canada’s major airports and the Star Alliance network allowing easier wayfinding through airports;
– pre-order meals on certain international flights departing from Canada, offered to customers in Air Canada Signature Class and Privilege Economy Class.
To entertain children on board, Air Canada now offers in-flight entertainment videos with characters from the toy manufacturer Mattel (the Barbie doll among others). Content from other partners will soon be added to the list.
And to satisfy the appetite of its passengers, the Canadian airline is adding beverages to its in-flight menus, such as Earth’s Own oat drink, a dairy substitute made in Canada, Belgian white craft beers Blue Moon and IPA Hop Valley, as well as Vizzy Hard Seltzer alcoholic sparkling water with strawberry and orange mimosa flavor, rosé wines from the Provence region of France, and the Aperol Spritz cocktail (International Air Canada Signature class). On select flights, butter chicken with rice pilaf and cauliflower and pea masala are some of the new options offered to Economy and Premium Economy class customers.