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  • Air Canada welcomes expanded Canada-Israel air transport agreement

    New air transport agreement opens door to increased service between Canada and Israel Air Canada welcomed the recent announcement by the Government of Canada and Government of Israel of an expanded air transport agreement between the two countries. With the revised agreement Air Canada will look to further expand its services between Canada and Israel. “Air Canada welcomes the expansion of the Canada-Israel air transport agreement as it will allow us to enhance our network and further advance our successful international expansion strategy. We look forward to increasing our services to Tel Aviv, which…

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  • WestJet, Air France and KLM launch reciprocal frequent flyer redemption

    WestJet, Air France and KLM have announced the redemption phase of their reciprocal frequent flyer agreement. Flying Blue Miles can now be redeemed for WestJet flights and WestJet dollars can now be redeemed for flights within the Air France and KLM global network. The announcement comes on the heels of the airlines’ successful launch of the earn phase of the reciprocal frequent flyer agreement and further complements their long-standing code share cooperation. “We are very proud to be partnered with airlines…

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  • WestJet and Hong Kong Airlines announce code-share

    WestJet and Hong Kong Airlines have entered into a code-share agreement which sees Hong Kong Airlines placing its HX marketing code on WestJet-operated flights. The two carriers are building on an existing interline agreement put in place earlier this year. “We welcome Hong Kong Airlines as our newest codeshare partner and congratulate them on their inaugural service to Vancouver in June of this year;” said Ed Sims, WestJet Executive Vice-President, Commercial. “This code-share agreement provides guests on both sides of the Pacific more…

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  • Air France-KLM and WestJet now offer reciprocal frequent flyer benefits

    Further to their successful codeshare partnership, Air France-KLM and WestJet have launched the earn phase of the airlines’ reciprocal frequent flyer agreement. Passengers can now accumulate their choice of Flying Blue Miles or WestJet dollars on all WestJet, Air France, and KLM flights. “The ability to earn Flying Blue Miles or WestJet dollars on Air France-KLM will bring significant benefit to guests of all three airlines,” said Ed Sims, WestJet Executive Vice-President, Commercial. “We are confident that our members are…

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  • Allstream Centre to be re-branded Beanfield Centre

    Exhibition Place’s conference centre to have a new name Effective March 1, 2017, Toronto City Council has approved a multi-year sponsorship agreement between Exhibition Place and Beanfield Metroconnect for the title sponsorship of the conference venue to be called Beanfield Centre (formerly Allstream Centre). The ten-year agreement includes title sponsorship of the centre, creation of a new logo, venue telecommunication services, building and exterior signage.  Details of the arrangement and the Beanfield Centre’s re-branding launch will be made public in…

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  • WestJet, Hainan Airlines announce code-share

    WestJet has entered into a code-share agreement allowing Hainan Airlines to place its HU code on WestJet-operated flights. The two carriers are building on an existing interline agreement that has been in place since 2013. Hainan will be marketing HU code-shared flights to and from Calgary, Toronto, Vancouver, Victoria, Kelowna, Prince George, Edmonton, Regina, Winnipeg, Ottawa, Montreal and Halifax. All code-share sales are offered through Hainan Airlines and its global distribution network. “The Chinese travel market is vast and growing;…

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