Air Canada and Jetstar
have announced an interline agreement that will give passengers on both
airlines the opportunity to combine both Jetstar & Air Canada fights on a
single booking & itinerary.
The full media release
from Jetstar can be read below:
Australia’s low fares
airline Jetstar has launched an interline agreement with Air Canada that will
allow customers to connect their Jetstar domestic or international service with
travel to or from destinations such as Vancouver, Toronto and Quebec City.
The new interline
and ticket settlement agreement builds on Jetstar’s growing base of 11 interline airline partners established over the past
twelve months that include Qantas, Etihad, Air Calin and Royal Jordanian.
carrier relationships provide seamless booking and ticketing opportunities for
customers and the travel industry giving more choices to combine a Jetstar
flight into itineraries.
The agreement between
Jetstar and Air Canada gives travellers greater flexibility to combine travel
on Jetstar and Air Canada as part of a single booking process through travel
Air Canada’s services to
Australia connect to Jetstar international ports such as Sydney and Honolulu
and will introduce fresh access to and from Canada and other destinations under
Jetstar Executive Manager Commercial David Koczkar
said the agreement between Jetstar and Air Canada will enable Air Canada’s
customers to gain access to Jetstar’s large domestic networks within Australia
and New Zealand and its wider Pan Asian network.
“Through our growing interline and GDS
partnerships, customers planning travel across the Asia Pacific region are now
better able to tap into the Jetstar Group network when determining their travel
itinerary to or from Europe, Asia, the Middle East – and increasingly North
“The ability for customers to now choose to connect
through or have a stop-over in Hawaii when travelling between Vancouver and
Sydney with Jetstar and Air Canada as part of a single booking is both
financially beneficial to our airline and also provides new access
opportunities for inbound visitation to Australia, New Zealand and beyond from
“Customers are now obtaining even greater
flexibility, convenience and choice of destinations when travelling Jetstar.”
To celebrate the new
partnership, Air Canada is offering a special fare between Vancouver and
Sydney, with a stop-over in Honolulu on at least one-way. The fare
combines travel with Jetstar and Air Canada. Low season fares start from just
$2,410 including taxes and charges. The fares are on sale until 30 April for
travel until 31 December 2010 and must include one stop in either
direction. This fare is available through travel agents only.