WestJet opens new ‘Elevation’ lounge in Calgary. A Flagship lounge aimed toward cementing the airline’s design credentials
WestJet won’t be the primary model that involves thoughts when asserting a brand new Flagship lounge contemplating its half-dozen fleet of long-haul aircraft. However the airline is actually seeking to craft a distinct segment for itself because the airline of alternative for Canadian travellers. Dubbed ‘Elevation’, WestJet’s new lounge in Calgary spans greater than 9,300 sq. toes that includes each panoramic views and Canadian-inspired particulars. The flagship area was designed in collaboration with international structure and design agency Gensler to fastidiously contemplate the wants and security of visitors and frequent travellers.
“We’re excited to affix WestJet to deliver their in-air expertise to the Elevation Lounge,” stated David Loyola, Design Principal, Gensler. “Impressed by the native panorama, the design, color palette and supplies create a recent mountain-inspired retreat the place visitors can replenish, refresh and refocus for his or her subsequent journey.”
“The opening of the WestJet Elevation Lounge is a pivotal second for our enterprise and demonstrates our dedication to delivering world-class experiences each on the bottom and within the air,” stated Arved von zur Muehlen, WestJet Chief Industrial Officer. “It was solely becoming to open this flagship area inside our house hub in Calgary. The lounge will present our top-tier WestJet Rewards members and enterprise cabin travellers with a secure and cozy place to relaxation, rejuvenate and work when visiting YYC.”
Opening to the general public on on Monday, the lounge caters to WestJet passengers and is conveniently situated at Calgary’s Concourse B of the Home Terminal and is accessible to visitors departing from Concourses A, B and C, in addition to Concourse D of the Worldwide Terminal (when accessed from safety checkpoint B or C).
Friends with the precise Rewards degree or Enterprise Class passengers departing or connecting on home or worldwide flights can look ahead to an elevated expertise contained in the lounge together with seasonal menu, signature cocktails and many extra.
There’s additionally a premium choice of wine; and beer choices from Calgary’s personal breweries, together with WestJet’s Elevation beer on faucet by The Dandy Brewing Firm, and an XPA by Annex Ale Undertaking. All served from a vibrant and social bar within the coronary heart of the lounge.
The area can also be specifically designed for long-haul passengers together with refreshing areas together with reservable and personal bathe services and relaxation zones. WestJet Precedence Service Brokers to help with journey plans, share experience on native info and supply the caring service WestJetters are identified for.
Unique paintings by Calgary-based artist Mandy Stobo that includes an immersive augmented actuality expertise which is able to please the youngsters simply as a lot because the mother and father. The creativity doesn’t cease there nevertheless, as playful interpretations of WestJet’s house province weaved all through the area together with an announcement graphic of Canmore’s Three Sisters mountain peaks above the bar.
Because the service with probably the most flights from Calgary and the one Canadian service flying internationally at present from YYC, the opening of Elevation Lounge demonstrates WestJet’s ongoing dedication to rising its presence and premium visitor expertise in Calgary. The lounge’s completion is marked by two years of considerate analysis, planning and development inside the YYC Calgary Worldwide Airport.