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Air Canada renews partnership with Canadian Olympic Committee until 2030

Air Canada announced that it renewed its partnership as the Official Airline of Team Canada until the 2030 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games, including Paris 2024.

To mark the celebration, the Canadian flag carrier unveiled a Boeing 777 with a special livery to transport Team Canada Olympians and Paralympians, coaches and support staff to and from the Games.

The Paris 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games are a big deal, so we’re making a big entrance. We’ve renewed our partnership as the Official Airline of @TeamCanada and @cdnparalympics until 2030 and we’re flying Team Canada to Paris 2024 in style! #FlyTheFlaghttps://t.co/DwNVUJNJ7V pic.twitter.com/lWYp2XcbrT

— Air Canada (@AirCanada) May 31, 2024

“We’re honored to extend our partnership with the Canadian Olympic and Paralympic Committees as Team Canada’s Official Airline through 2030, including for Paris 2024,” Michael Rousseau, President and Chief Executive Officer of Air Canada, said in a statement. “We’re looking forward to proudly sharing the very best of Canada with the world as we cheer the nation’s top athletes on to Olympic and Paralympic success.”

“We are delighted to extend our long-standing relationship with Air Canada,” said David Shoemaker, Chief Executive Officer and Secretary General of the Canadian Olympic Committee. “For more than 30 years, Air Canada’s passion for Team Canada has been remarkable. We’re grateful for the exceptional travel experience they consistently offer our athletes, helping them compete at their best on the world’s biggest stage.”

Under the contract, the airline will provide special service and transport for all Team Canada athletes traveling to the Games, as well as: 

Extending complimentary 35K Aeroplan Elite status through its Podium Program;

Providing individual Care & Share packages to athletes for added comfort in-flight, including Amenity Kit items and memorabilia to share at the Games;

Celebrating with significant on the ground presence at both Canada Olympic House and Canada Paralympic House in Paris, showcasing the best of Canada and aviation hospitality and cheering on Team Canada with attendees;

Holding airport celebrations as athletes depart and return from the Games.

Air Canada has been the official airline of the Canadian Olympic Team since 1988 and Canadian Paralympic Team since 2007. It also recently concluded agreements to become the Official Airline of Swimming Canada and Athletics Canada ahead of Paris 2024.

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