Fareportal OTA’s Chosen as Canada Jetlines First Travel Agency Partner |
New York, NY, March 24, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Fareportal, the travel technology innovator that…
New York, NY, March 24, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Fareportal, the travel technology innovator that operates leading online travel agencies CheapOair, CheapOair.CA and OneTravel is pleased to announce their brands have been chosen by Canada Jetlines Operations Ltd. (NEO: CJET) (“Canada Jetlines”) as the first online travel agencies to provide access to the new leisure air carrier’s flights.
Canada Jetlines will begin flying in July of this year from their Toronto hub, with the aim of providing value to the traveling public. Jetlines has selected the A320 as its fleet standard, offering the best-in-class operating economics, customer comfort and fly-by-wire technology. With the goal of providing a guest centric experience from the first touchpoint, Jetlines will use a state-of-the-art web booking platform, making the solution available to tour operators and consumers
“We’re thrilled to be able to provide customers with a convenient turn-key travel experience at the click of a button,” shared Eddy Doyle, CEO of Canada Jetlines. “As we aim to offer the most convenient travel for the best value possible, Fareportal is the ideal partner to support the rapid growth and international expansion of our airline.”
“We believe CheapOair and OneTravel are the perfect partners to bring this exciting new airline to the public. Our brands excel in serving the value-conscious consumer. Canada Jetlines provides a way for passengers to book the travel they want, at a great price. We are pleased and honored to be the first online travel agencies to offer Canada Jetlines to air travelers,” says Werner Kunz-Cho, Fareportal Chief Executive Officer.
Please visit www.jetlines.com to learn more and follow on all social media platforms for updates and to join the Canada Jetlines family.
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Fareportal is a travel technology company powering a next generation travel concierge service. Utilizing its innovative technology and company-owned and operated global contact centers, Fareportal has built strong industry partnerships providing customers access to over 600 airlines, a million lodgings, and hundreds of car rental companies around the globe. With a portfolio of consumer travel brands including CheapOair and One Travel, Fareportal enables consumers to book online, on mobile apps for iOS and Android, by phone, or live chat. Fareportal provides its airline partners with access to a broad customer base that books high-yielding international and domestic flight, hotel, and other travel and add-on ancillaries.
Kathi Moore, Vice President, Branding & Communications – Fareportal
About Canada Jetlines
Canada Jetlines is a well-capitalized leisure focused carrier, utilizing a growing fleet of Airbus320 aircraft starting in 2022, subject to Transport Canada approval. The carrier was created to provide Canadian consumers with more value choices and travel options to fly to coveted sun and leisure destinations in the U.S., Caribbean, and Mexico. 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 Travel Agents, Tour Operators, and consumers, with the capability of generating revenue on reservations and ancillary sales. We aim to provide more revenue opportunities to express our gratitude 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.
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Kathi Moore Fareportal 646.738.7813 [email protected]