May 1 Update: Air Canada Maple Leaf lounge coming to Saskatoon, WestJet adding 737 MAX to Hawaii, 50% Bonus Aeroplan Miles on 1st Rocketmiles booking

Air Canada announced today that they will be opening
a Maple Leaf Lounge in Saskatoon! Great news for Air Canada frequent
flyers(or even those who buy Maple Leaf lounge access. The lounge is
slated to open this fall. (Source Air Canada

Air Canada’s Maple Leaf Lounge at Skyxe Saskatoon Airport will be
located post security near gate 5. It will be 137 square meters (1,474
square feet) with seat capacity for 40 customers. Additional details
will be announced when the lounge opens.

 Also on the lounge front Alaska Airlines opened up
their first lounge in the Eastern U.S. yesterday. Their newest lounge is
located in Terminal 7 of JFK airport and is also a Priority Pass lounge
which should make many of our readers happy! (Source Alaska Airlines)
You can also purchase access to the lounge via various methods
inlcuding becoming an Alaska Airlines Lounge member. For more details
read our Guide to Business Class lounge access.

WestJet will be introducing their 737 Max aircraft
to their Hawaii routes this coming winter season just like Air Canada
is. The first schedule update shows WestJet starting Calgary-Kahului
Maui earlier for the season with 4x weekly flights beginning Oct 28 and
as of Dec 8 the route will go to 8 times a week being split evenly with 4
flights on the 737 and 4 with the 767. Nice to see this Maui boost as
the less than daily service we have seen over past winters made for very
full and very expensive flights. (Source RoutesOnline)

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