TORONTO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Canada Jetlines Operations Ltd. (NEO: CJET) (“Canada Jetlines”) the new all-Canadian, leisure airline, is proud to announce a new distribution partnership through which all Amadeus travel agency customers will have the ability to shop, book and service the carrier’s range of flight inventory, fares and merchandising content. The announcement follows news that Jetlines is in the final stages of the airline licensing process.
Canada Jetlines will leverage Amadeus’ fare families and ancillary services to provide travel agencies around the world with access to the airline’s complete range of travel products, including fares and seat availability. This will enable Amadeus subscribers to leverage the latest retailing features, including rich content, when selling the airlines fare products.
“We are pleased to have achieved this agreement with Amadeus, which broadens Canada Jetlines’ distribution capabilities around the globe to meet our international growth objectives,” shared Duncan Bureau, Chief Commercial Officer of Canada Jetlines. “This partnership aligns with our projected distribution strategy of providing the right content in the right channel. We’re confident that this partnership will allow us to deliver a convenient, reliable, and accessible experience for all travelers.”
“Amadeus strives to continually offer the most comprehensive travel content for travel agencies, and we are happy to have Canada Jetlines join our network of airline partners,” said Rajiv Rajian, Executive Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer, Americas, Amadeus. “As a value-focused leisure airline, Canada Jetlines recognizes the key role that travel agencies play in their success as a start-up and the value that Amadeus offers in terms of reach, retailing capabilities and channel optimization.”
The agreement positions Canada Jetlines to pursue its business objectives, including international network expansion, while enabling its customers to make well-informed purchase decisions. Along with the implementation of Amadeus Fare Families and Amadeus Ancillary Services, Canada Jetlines will leverage the full versatility of Amadeus’ technology to deploy its pioneering merchandising strategy in the indirect channel. Amadeus’ technology will also ensure that Canada Jetlines’ products and services reflect the uniqueness of its brand, while ensuring efficient processes for travel agents and addressing travelers’ need for transparency, comparability, and choice.
Canada Jetlines anticipates flights to begin in summer 2022. Visit www.jetlines.com to learn more, sign up for email updates, and follow on all social media platforms to join the Canada Jetlines family.
About Canada Jetlines
Canada Jetlines is a well-capitalized leisure focused air carrier, utilizing a growing fleet of Airbus 320 aircraft targeting launch in the summer of 2022, subject to Transport Canada approval. The air carrier was created to provide Canadians with value vacation choices and convenient travel options to fly to fantastic leisure destinations within Canada, the U.S.A., Cuba, Jamaica, St. Lucia, Antigua, Bahamas, and other Caribbean nations. Canada Jetlines will provide exciting vacation packages to iconic Canadian destinations and beyond via strong partnerships with airports, CVB’s, tourism entities, hotels, hospitality brands, and attractions. With a projected growth of 15 aircrafts by 2025, Canada Jetlines aims to offer the best-in-class operating economics, customer comfort and fly-by-wire technology, providing an elevated guest centric experience from the first touchpoint. The efficient aircraft design merged with the experience of the all-Canadian management team, allows for accessible flight options without sacrificing quality or convenience. The carrier will use a state-of-the-art web booking platform, making the turnkey solution available to consumers, travel agents, and tour operators, with the capability of generating revenue on reservations and ancillary sales with the aim to provide more revenue opportunities to current and future agent partners and all the work that they do. We look forward to working with you to create memorable travel experiences for consumers. To learn more, please visit www.jetlines.com and follow on all social media platforms for news and updates.
Canada Jetlines Recent News:
- June 27, 2022 – Canada Jetlines has completed the Ground Evacuation Demonstration and Flight Attendant Group Line Indoctrination Flight
- June 23, 2022 – TICO Board Approves Canada Jetlines as a Registered Travel Retailer and Travel Wholesaler Under the Travel Industry Act
- May 26, 2022 – Canada Jetlines Receives Approval to Begin Ticket Sales from Canadian Transportation Agency
- May 24, 2022 – Canada Jetlines Receives Stage 2 Approval from CTA
- May 2, 2022 – Canada Jetlines Appoints Brad Warren as Chief Operating Officer
Cautionary Note Regarding Forward-Looking Information
This news release contains “forward-looking information” concerning anticipated developments and events that may occur in the future. Forward-looking information contained in this news release includes, but is not limited to the Company’s intention to operate as a leisure airline, the intention to offer the lowest possible price, the number of aircraft it intends to operate, the destinations of its intended flights, the completion of the Transport Canada approval process, growth plans, the benefits and details of the arrangement with Amadeus, international network expansion, future traveler experience, intended timeline to begin servicing destinations and business of Jetlines.
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Forward-looking information involves known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors which may cause the actual results, performance or achievements of the Company to be materially different from any future results, performance or achievements expressed or implied by the forward-looking information. Such factors include risks related to, the ability to obtain financing at acceptable terms, the impact of general economic conditions, domestic and international airline industry conditions, the failure of the Company to conclude definitive agreements to acquire aircraft, supply chain disruptions causing delays in expected timelines, the impact of the global uncertainty created by COVID-19, future relations with shareholders, volatility of fuel prices, increases in operating costs, terrorism, pandemics, natural disasters, currency fluctuations, interest rates, risks specific to the airline industry, the ability of management to implement Jetlines’ operational strategy, the ability to attract qualified management and staff, labour disputes, regulatory risks, including risks relating to the acquisition of the necessary licenses and permits from Transport Canada, the Canadian Transportation Agency and other regulatory agencies, and the additional risks identified in the “Risk Factors” section of the Company’s reports and filings with applicable Canadian securities regulators. Although the Company has attempted to identify important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those described in forward-looking information, there may be other factors that cause results not to be as anticipated, estimated or intended. Accordingly, readers should not place undue reliance on forward-looking information. The forward-looking information is made as of the date of this news release. Except as required by applicable securities laws, the Company does not undertake any obligation to publicly update any forward-looking information.
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