Air Canada has opened its latest International Maple Leaf Lounge at London Heathrow Airport’s new Terminal 2, also known as The Queen’s Terminal, Departures Area 2B.
Located at Star Alliance’s largest airport hub and Air Canada’s largest international station, Air Canada’s London Heathrow Maple Leaf Lounge is a “serene, stylish oasis where eligible Air Canada and Star Alliance customers can rest, refuel or refresh before their flight in an inspiring, contemporary environment that is a celebration of Canadian design, artistry and craftsmanship.”
Designed by Bennett Lo Toronto’s award-winning firm dialogue 38 who also designed Air Canada’s Frankfurt Maple Leaf Lounge, AC’s Heathrow 700-square-metre Maple Leaf Lounge is described as a home away from home prior to flight, featuring:
!!! A Quiet Zone comprising three reclining pods equipped with personal satellite-fed TV screens, USB ports and Sony noise-cancelling headsets;
!!! Spa-inspired shower area featuring showers with large rain-shower heads, ambient music;
!!! Business Centre equipped with individual flat-screen Dell PCs, colour laser printing and scanning;
!!! Complimentary wireless high speed Internet access throughout;
!!! A cooking station with chef to prepare meals upon request;
!!! Tended bar with Molson Canadian beer on tap along with a large selection of wines, beer and spirits;
!!! Bistro-style dining area offering a selection of hot and cold food items;
!!! Showcasing Canadian art and products from 2Loons a Toronto based design and production house, laminated glass art walls from Accura Glass, Concord, Ontario and Cloud lamp by Frank Gehry among others.
Hours of operation: 6 a.m. to 10 p.m.