Montreal, March 16, 2011
Air Transat is proud to announce that it is among the six airlines chosen as finalists for the Family Friendly Airline Award, and it invites travel agents to cast their ballots.
The prize is awarded by the Kids First Fund to carriers that provide additional services and extra comfort to children and their parents. The process began when a team of travel industry leaders reviewed nominations. It continues today with Facebook friends from all over the world invited to vote for the finalists.
Air Transat is nominated for its Kids Club, which offers children a wide range of advantages, including a welcome kit, dedicated airport counters, prizes, and onboard birthday celebrations.
The five other finalists are: Emirates, Jetstar, Kingfisher’s, Qatar and TAM. Travellers have until March 28 to vote at the new Kids First Fund page on Facebook using the “Poll” function. The winning airline will be announced that same day.
About Air Transat
Air Transat is Canada’s leading holiday travel airline. It carries some 2.5 million passengers annually to nearly 60 destinations in 25 countries. Air Transat has a fleet of 18 Airbus A330s and A310s. The company employs approximately 2,000 people. Air Transat is a subsidiary of Transat A.T. Inc., an integrated international tour operator with more than 60 destination countries and that distributes products in over 50 countries.