Montreal, May 3, 2011
As part of its previously announced Air Transat fleet renewal program, Transat A.T. Inc. announces the signing of an agreement with lessor ILFC for the long-term leasing of an additional Airbus A330 wide-body jet, to be introduced in the fleet this summer.
Air Transat’s fleet currently includes 12 Airbus A310s, which will be gradually withdrawn from service, and Airbus A330s. Nine of the latter are currently in use, and three more will be in operation by early 2012 including the one announced today.
Transat A.T. Inc. is an integrated international tour operator with more than 60 destination countries and that distributes products in over 50 countries. A holiday travel specialist, Transat operates mainly in Canada and Europe, as well as in the Caribbean, Mexico and the Mediterranean Basin. Montreal-based Transat is also active in air transportation, destination services, accommodation and distribution. (TSX: TRZ.B, TRZ.A)