Air Canada Named Best Airline in North America CheapOair Staff December 5, 2010 Trending Stories Air Canada has been voted the Best Airline in North America by the readers of Global Traveler magazine in an international survey of business travelers. The Global Traveler Reader Survey Awards are centered on the response of more than 25,000 readers of Global Traveler Magazine. Global Traveler readers are frequent premium travelers who average 32 round-trip flights a year, with 96 percent traveling in business or first class on a regular basis. Air Canada has renewed its international and North American fleets with new Boeing 777 and Embraer aircraft. Air Canada has also refurbished its existing fleet to offer customers new seats and personal entertainment systems.