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Review: Air Canada Maple Leaf Lounge – Transborder – Montreal Trudeau

To the point

This Air Canada Maple Leaf has everything you could ask for: quiet, plenty of space to sit and work, nice light and views on the tarmac, honest buffet... in short, a pleasant lounge before starting a trip to the United States. Discover our photos in this report.

The only lounge of the cross-border terminal

On the international terminal side, there is a lounge Maple Leaf Air Canada .

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Maple Leaf Lounge Air Canada Montreal – Entrance

…but also several other lounges, including the lounge World Mastercard of the National Bank accessible to Priority Pass members.

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World Mastercard Salon National Bank – Montreal YUL

Within the transborder terminal, there is only one span class=”term” data-original-term=”c2Fsb24=”>salon: Air Canada. Unfortunately – or fortunately say those who can enter – this one is not accessible to Priority Pass members.

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Air Canada Maple Leaf Lounge – Montreal – Transborder

Access criteria for this lounge Air Canada Maple Leaf

To access this free Air Canada Maple Leaf, you must either:

  • Travel in business class
  • Travelling in Premium Cabin Red
  • Membership Altitude (Super Elite 100, Altitude Elite 75-50-35)
  • Being a member Star Alliance Gold
  • Be a member of the Air Canada Maple Leaf Club.
  • Hold one of the card s AeroplanPlus American Express (card Prestige, or card s cases of Platinum or card s cases of Platinum)

In addition, if you are travelling on a prime aérienne Aeroplan, and your card Visa Infinite, Visa Infinite Privilege is linked to your Aeroplan account, you will be able to access it free of charge (a limit of accès annuels is defined by your card ).

Finally, you can also buy an access if you are:

  • cardholder with a TD or CIBC Visa Card and Business Visa (card

About me, traveling in economy class on a prime aérienne aeroplan to Las Vegas, I was able to get in through my card de Platinum AéroplanPlusMD* American ExpressMD which gives me unlimited access to the lounges Maple Leaf.

Tour du lounge Air Canada Maple Leaf in photos

The lounge offers a beautiful view on the tarmac. We appreciate its large windows offering excellent luminosity.

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Air Canada Maple Leaf Lounge – Montreal – Transborder

The interior spaces are rather well distributed with different types of leather armchairs:

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Air Canada Maple Leaf Lounge – Montreal – Transborder

There’s even movie theater chairs:

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Air Canada Maple Leaf Lounge – Montreal – Transborder
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Air Canada Maple Leaf Lounge – Montreal – Transborder

As you can see, in the early morning, this span class=”term” data-original-term=”c2Fsb24=”>salon is far from being crowded, it’s nice!

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Air Canada Maple Leaf Lounge – Montreal – Transborder

For those who wish to work in isolation, various offices are available with all the necessary connections.

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Air Canada Maple Leaf Lounge – Montreal – Transborder

As well as high tables to work on… while observing the traffic on the ground.

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Air Canada Maple Leaf Lounge – Montreal – Transborder

On the catering side, several round tables for 2 people:

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Air Canada Maple Leaf Lounge – Montreal – Transborder

And a buffet to get the day off to a good start with everything you need for lunch:

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Air Canada Maple Leaf Lounge – Montreal – Transborder
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Air Canada Maple Leaf Lounge – Montreal – Transborder

We’re really enjoying this view from the span class=”term” data-original-term=”c2Fsb24=”>lounge!

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Air Canada Maple Leaf Lounge – Montreal – Transborder

Our flight of the day will be operated on this Air Canada Red A319, which will depart for Las Vegas from gate 73, next to the Air Canada Maple Leaf Maple Leaf.

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Air Canada Maple Leaf Lounge – Montreal – Transborder

We can see here that the lounge is located between doors 73 and 74!

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Air Canada Maple Leaf Lounge – Montreal – Transborder

Conclusion

This Air Canada Maple Leaf has everything you could ask for: quiet, plenty of space to sit and work, nice light and views on the tarmac, honest buffet… in short, a pleasant lounge before starting a trip to the United States.

For more information on this lounge, visit the Montreal Airport website.

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