WestJet welcomes Canada-Brazil air agreement
Agreement will assist airline in codeshare growth initiatives
CALGARY, Aug. 9, 2011 /CNW/ - WestJet welcomed the announcement of the new, Open Skies-type agreement between Canada and Brazil.
"The announcement of a new Open Skies-type air agreement between Canada and Brazil will support our continued rollout of our codeshare partnerships," commented Hugh Dunleavy, WestJet Executive Vice-President, Strategy and Planning. "We support greater openness for air travel with other countries and look forward to the future benefits as a result of this agreement."
WestJet is Canada's favourite airline, offering scheduled service throughout its 71-city North American and Caribbean network. Inducted into Canada's Most Admired Corporate Cultures Hall of Fame and named one of Canada's best employers, WestJet pioneered low-cost flying in Canada. WestJet offers increased legroom, leather seats and live seatback television provided by Bell TV on its modern fleet of 96 Boeing Next-Generation 737 aircraft. With future confirmed deliveries for an additional 39 aircraft through 2018, WestJet strives to be one of the five most successful international airlines in the world.
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