March 2, 2011 – Under extensive renovations to expand and modernize its facilities since 2000, the Montréal-Trudeau Airport has now doubled its capacity and greatly improved its connectivity. Now equipped with a wide range of innovative airport technology, the airport offers its passengers the most pleasant travel experience possible, notably because it combines, like never before, convenience, efficiency, and security.
First of all, business and leisure travellers alike will appreciate the easiness and convenience of self-serve check-in kiosks, Internet stations and free Wi-Fi network access throughout the airport. Secondly, frequent flyers are happy to see that the airport now offers programs such as CANPASS and NEXUS that simplify and accelerate the customs process. And finally, closed-circuit television provides all pertinent information required by passengers.
The Montréal-Trudeau airport also features several lounges, including the TD First Class Lounge in the international jetty, the YUL Spa, the AéroGalerie (airport art gallery) with its many exhibitions, as well as 85 boutiques, restaurants, and other commercial services grouped under the AeroShopping banner. In addition, the airport offers a full range of business services, direct access to the Montréal Airport Marriot Hotel, as well as shuttle service (747Aéroport P.-E.-Trudeau/Centre-ville) between the airport and downtown Montréal.
The Montréal-Trudeau Airport is an active air traffic hub between North America and Europe, with over 40 air carriers that service some 130 destinations around the world each year. Thanks to its new facilities, the airport now offers all the cutting-edge services required by passengers for an efficient, safe, and pleasant airport experience.