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FocusPoint International partners with Air Canada to offer the airline's corporate customers Duty of Care Solutions

PLANTATION, FL, June 28, 2018 /CNW/ - Global risk consultancy FocusPoint International announced today it has signed an agreement with Air Canada to offer Crisis Assistance Plus (CAP™) duty of care solutions to the airline's customers.

With this agreement, Air Canada becomes the first major Canadian airline to offer the CAP™ duty of care solutions, inclusive of expert advice and fully-funded assistance, for business travellers who purchase airfare through Air Canada preferred partner agencies.

"Air Canada's decision to distribute CAP™ throughout their ecosystem demonstrates social responsibility and a strong commitment to duty of care," said Greg Pearson, CEO of FocusPoint International. "We're delighted to partner with Air Canada to enhance the travel experience of business travellers, wherever their journey takes them."

"As a global airline with strong focus on business travelers, it is our goal to provide services that cater to their every need. Duty of care has become front and centre with corporate travel managers for companies of all sizes as best practice for corporate social responsibility, and we are a step ahead of other airlines in providing our agency partners, through FocusPoint, a solution to meet this industry requirement," said Virgilio Russi, Senior Director Sales, Canada at Air Canada.

CAP™ is an affordable, common sense travel enhancement for business travelers. Key benefits provided include:
  • Pre-trip travel tools and geographic risk information
  • Point in time, destination-based travel alerts
  • 24/7, 365-day access to security, crisis, and medical professionals to seek advice and assistance
  • Immediate medical attention up to and including evacuation to a home hospital of choice
  • A full suite of crisis response solutions for a wide range of contingencies

CAP™ is not an insurance program or an access plan. CAP™ is a fully funded membership program that guarantees assistance for a wide range of health, safety and security-related risks during a period of travel.

For more information on the travel assistance benefits available through CAP™, click here: www.capmemberships.com.

About FocusPoint International www.focuspointintl.com
FocusPoint International is a global risk consultancy that specializes in the full provision of travel risk management and crisis response services for business travelers, leisure travelers, and dispersed assets. FocusPoint's flagship product CAP™ is the most comprehensive, medical and travel security assistance solution available in the market today.

About Air Canada www.aircanada.com
Air Canada is Canada's largest domestic and international airline serving more than 220 airports on six continents. Canada's flag carrier is among the 20 largest airlines in the world and in 2017 served more than 48 million customers.
SOURCE FocusPoint International

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