Attention Photo Editors

TORONTO, Dec. 15, 2017 /CNW Telbec/ – Air Canada will host a Team Canada Celebration on Monday, December 18, 2017 in anticipation of the upcoming PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games. Air Canada will make a special announcement at that time.

Following the photo opportunity with an Air Canada Dreamliner, Canadian Olympic and Paralympic athletes and others will be available for interviews along with executives from Air Canada, the Canadian Olympic Committee and the Canadian Paralympic Committee.

When: Monday, December 18, 2017

Time: Event begins at 10 a.m., media registration opens at 9 a.m. (please allow 20 minutes for security and registration)

Location: 6420 Silver Dart Drive, Mississauga, Bay 8 Entrance (Air Canada hangar)

Athletes attending: 

  • Patrick Chan – Olympian, Figure Skating
  • Tessa Virtue & Scott Moir – Olympians, Figure Skating
  • Cassie Sharpe – Olympic Hopeful, Freestyle Skiing, Halfpipe
  • Mark Arendz – Paralympian, Biathlon

Media interviews with athletes and executives can be pre-booked by contacting Air Canada Media Relations: media@aircanada.ca   

VIP parking will be available for media and valet parking is also available on-site. Please advise if parking for satellite is required to reserve space.

About Air Canada

Air Canada is Canada’s largest domestic and international airline serving more than 200 airports on six continents.  Canada’s flag carrier is among the 20 largest airlines in the world and in 2016 served close to 45 million customers.  Air Canada provides scheduled passenger service directly to 64 airports in Canada, 60 in the United States and 98 in Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Asia, Australia, the Caribbean, Mexico, Central America and South America. Air Canada is a founding member of Star Alliance, the world’s most comprehensive air transportation network serving 1,300 airports in 191 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, which also named Air Canada the 2017 Best Airline in North America.  For more information, please visit: www.aircanada.com/media, follow @AirCanada on Twitter and join Air Canada on Facebook.

Internet: aircanada.com

 

SOURCE Air Canada