Emirates and Air Canada right this moment introduced the signing of a strategic partnership settlement that can create extra choices for purchasers when travelling on the carriers’ networks whereas additionally enhancing the client expertise all through the journey.
Emirates and Air Canada intend to ascertain a codeshare relationship later in 2022 that can supply enhanced client journey selections for Air Canada prospects to journey to the United Arab Emirates and to locations past Dubai. Emirates prospects may even take pleasure in an enhanced journey expertise when travelling to Toronto or to key locations throughout the Air Canada community. Prospects could have the flexibility to e-book connecting journey between each airways’ networks with the convenience of a single ticket, seamless connectivity on the carriers’ respective international hubs and baggage transfers to their remaining locations.
Sir Tim Clark, President Emirates Airline mentioned: “This can be a important partnership that can allow our prospects entry to much more locations in Canada and the Americas, by way of our Toronto and US gateways. It additionally opens up many new route combos for vacationers throughout Emirates’ and Air Canada’s in depth networks within the Americas, the Center East, Africa and Asia. We’re happy to companion with Air Canada, one in all North America’s most established airways and Canada’s flag provider and we stay up for collectively progressing on varied areas to supply even higher buyer flight selections and experiences.”
“As we proceed pursuing our technique of increasing our international attain in response to rising alternatives in VFR markets (Go to Buddies and Kinfolk) that serve Canada’s giant multicultural communities, we’re more than happy to type a strategic partnership with Emirates, a extremely revered flag provider of the United Arab Emirates with a hub within the vibrant metropolis of Dubai. This strategic settlement will create community synergies, and Air Canada prospects could have further, handy choices when travelling between Canada and the United Arab Emirates in addition to locations past Dubai” mentioned Michael Rousseau, President and Chief Government Officer at Air Canada. “We stay up for introducing Air Canada codeshare service on key Emirates flights, in addition to including the EK code on choose Air Canada flights, and welcoming Emirates prospects on our companies later this 12 months.”
To additional improve the client expertise, the carriers may even set up reciprocal frequent flyer advantages and reciprocal lounge entry for qualifying prospects. Additional particulars of the partnership and particular codeshare routes shall be introduced when finalized and shall be topic to regulatory approvals and remaining documentation.
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