Air North, Yukon’s Airline Named Best Airline in Canada by Tripadvisor
WHITEHORSE, YT - 28 July 2020 Tripadvisor has named Air North, Yukon’s Airline the Travellers’ Choice Best Airline in Canada 2020, as well as the Travellers’ Choice Specialty Airline in North America 2020.
The awards are given based on positive Tripadvisor reviews the company received throughout 2019. Award winners are known for consistently receiving great flyer feedback, placing them among travellers’ favorites around the globe. This is the first time the company has been awarded Travellers' Choice Best Airline in Canada, and the second year in a row it has been awarded Travellers' Choice Specialty Airline in North America.
Joseph Sparling, Air North’s President and CEO said, “We are honoured to receive these awards, proud of our great team for earning them, and thankful to our loyal Yukon and other supporters for recognizing our product. I am especially pleased to see these awards go to a northern air carrier as it provides a great illustration of the role they play in the north, not only providing essential air services, but also strengthening the northern economy through Indigenous and non-Indigenous employment and investment.”
“Winners of the 2020 Travellers’ Choice Awards should be proud of this distinguished recognition,” said Kanika Soni, Chief Commercial Officer at Tripadvisor. “Although it’s been a challenging year for travel and hospitality, we want to celebrate our partners' achievements. Award winners are beloved for their exceptional service and quality. Not only are these winners well deserving, they are also a great source of inspiration for travellers as the world begins to venture out again.”
On Monday, the company announced the Air North Care First program, which focuses on putting the care of their passengers, communities and staff first by implementing additional health and safety measures. As part of this commitment, Air North is not selling middle seats on their Boeing 737 jets, except to passengers of the same social bubble, in order to facilitate physical distancing onboard.
In appreciation of the awards and to celebrate their staff and passengers alike, the company has prepared this video.