Canada Jetlines Connects With Travelport
Canada Jetlines Operations Ltd. has announced that travel agents in Canada will soon be able to view and book Canada Jetlines inventory via the Travelport Distribution System.
Travelport and Canada Jetlines, have executed a long-term agreement to bring New Distribution Capability (NDC) content and travel retailing technology solutions to the airline.
Joining the Travelport global marketplace will enable Canada Jetlines to enhance its geographic reach and target new leisure traveller segments, while providing travel agents with increased options to create optimal travel experiences for their clients.
Canada Jetlines Chief Commercial Officer, Duncan Bureau, said that: “Canada Jetlines’ business plan from day one believed that having our content on as many shelves as possible, at the right time, and at the right price, while offering our travel trade partners competitive earning opportunities, would contribute to our growth plans. We are looking forward to providing rich content through the Travelport+ platform, placing Jetlines inventory and services in the hands of travel agents around the world.”
Craig Banks, Head of Commercial, Air Partners – Americas for Travelport, said: “As the only travel retailing platform built for agents, our partnership with Canada Jetlines will further expand our content portfolio on Travelport+ so that our customers can offer more choice and the best options for their customers. Our Travelport+ platform will greatly support Canada Jetlines to help them expand their reach to more retailers.”
The implementation of the Travelport Distribution System is expected to be completed and ready for use during the current quarter.