Release date: 
31 May 2006 :00am
May 31, 2006 (Ottawa) - Passengers looking for a quiet place to work or relax before their flight will be delighted with the news that Penauille Servisair (formerly Servisair/GlobeGround) will open a stylish new Executive Lounge at the Ottawa International Airport today, May 31, 2006.

The 2,000 sq.ft (123 m2) Lounge will give all departing passengers access to high quality services and business facilities, irrespective of the airline they are travelling with or their class of travel.

The new Lounge will provide seating for over 35 passengers and offers a range of exclusive services including:
 Sumptuous leather seating
 Dedicated uniformed Lounge staff
 Beers, wines and spirits available
 Complimentary, beverages, soft drinks and snacks
 Newspapers and magazines
 Television and flight information display screens
 Restroom facilities
 Business facilities including writing desks, WiFi, internet access, telephone and fax

Penauille Servisair will offer a special introductory offer price starting at CAD23.00 per person excluding GST. There will be no fee for children aged two and under. For further information regarding facilities, location or to book Lounge access at Ottawa and over 50 other locations visit

Julie Renshaw, Penauille Servisair, Business Director Global Lounges said “today’s traveller expects flexibility and choice in all aspects of their journey including the option to use Lounges on a pay per use basis. We have worked hard with the Ottawa Airport Authority to provide a high quality and conveniently situated lounge to service the needs of the business and leisure travellers alike.”

Paul Benoit, Airport Authority President and CEO added “We are always looking to enhance the whole passenger experience. This new Lounge facility is part of a continued investment program that is aimed at providing all departing passengers with quality facilities in which to work or relax before their flight.”

About Penauille Servisair:
Penauille Servisair, a division of the Penauille Group, is one of the world’s largest providers of ground handling services, handling over 102 million passengers a year thanks to its extensive network based in more than 140 locations.

OMCIAA operates the Ottawa International Airport without government subsidies under a 60-year lease transfer agreement with Transport Canada. The OMCIAA’s mandate is to manage, operate and develop airport facilities and lands in support of the economic growth of the National Capital Region. Its new state-of-the-art passenger terminal building opened for business on October 12, 2003.