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VIDEO: Flying with Air Canada during the COVID-19 pandemic

VIDEO: Flying with Air Canada during the COVID-19 pandemic
Michael Pihach

Michael Pihach is an award-winning journalist with a keen interest in digital storytelling. In addition to PAX, Michael has also written for CBC Life, Ryerson University Magazine, IN Magazine, and DailyXtra.ca. Michael joins PAX after years of working at popular Canadian television shows, such as Steven and Chris, The Goods and The Marilyn Denis Show.

Last week, PAX joined executives, suppliers, travel advisors and tourism partners on an exclusive flight to get a first-hand look at the health and safety protocols Air Canada, as well as the Greater Toronto Airports Authority, has introduced in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Boarding a brand new, two-week-old Airbus A220 aircraft (a model that Air Canada first introduced in January), participants flew from Toronto Pearson International to Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau airports, and back, and witnessed everything that is making air travel safe again.

READ MOREWe flew with Air Canada during the COVID-19 pandemic. Here's what we saw.

From high-tech cleaning gadgets to Air Canada's new CleanCare+ program, the new safety measures put in place are designed to not only keep passengers safe but to also rebuild the public’s trust in flying.

The experience also unveiled some of Air Canada's latest onboard meals and new Canadian chef partnerships. 

So, what's it like to fly with Air Canada during a global pandemic? Watch our video from the day below!


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