The company strengthens its position as the perfect airline for family vacations
and unveils new livery
MONTREAL, Nov. 5, 2018 /CNW Telbec/ - Air Transat, named the 2018 World's Best Leisure Airline at the Skytrax World Airline Awards, adds to its family program by unveiling a new Kids Club livery and a new kids' meal to make travelling more fun for all its passengers, big and small.
For more than 12 years, the Air Transat Kids Club has been welcoming mini-globetrotters aged
2 to 11 for free, offering them members' kits filled with travel goodies, priority airport services, on-board surprises and more.
"At Air Transat, we always have the needs of families at heart," says Annick Guérard, Chief Operating Officer at Transat. "We have been accompanying them on their dreams and holidays for more than 30 years. We understand their expectations, care about their well-being and do everything possible to make their lives easier, from the moment they arrive at the airport to the time they reach their final destinations.
"As a company that specializes in holiday travel, our concern for families is evident in many ways, mainly in the little extras from a crew who fully understands their needs and wants to ensure that their vacations start as soon as they board."
A new livery, a new meal, and much more!
Families may have the opportunity to travel aboard an Airbus A321 adorned with the Air Transat Kids Club smiley face and googlie eyes. This aircraft, used mainly for Florida and South flights, will surely bring a smile to the faces of both kids and their parents.
In addition, to satiate the big appetites of its mini-passengers, Air Transat is introducing a new kids' meal, free on transatlantic flights1 and also available on South flights. Served on a tray with the Kids Club colours, the meal will consist of mac and cheese with apple sauce, cookies and juice—all kids' favourites! The on-board surprises will also be revamped.
As a holiday airline dedicated to offering the very best in family vacations, Air Transat showcases its Kids Club in its latest ad. "In our characteristic dreamlike style and featuring our employees once again, we are underlining how important vacations are," adds Guérard. "Family holidays, in particular, are a special time of the year, as they allow us to get closer and create precious memories."
Lastly, Air Transat would like to remind families that it offers free and automated standard seat assignments to ensure that kids 12 and under are seated with their parents.
Kids Club advantages
Here are the many perks offered to Kids Club members and their families:
- A member's kit filled with cool travel goodies
- Free standard seat selection for members on their roundtrip flights
- A family check-in counter for speedier service
- Priority boarding for the whole family, in Economy Class
- On-board surprises to make flying fun
- Priority baggage handling
- Stroller gate delivery service
- And much more!
About Air Transat
Air Transat is Canada's number one holiday airline. It flies to some 60 destinations in the Americas, Europe and the Middle East, offers domestic and feeder flights within Canada, and carries nearly 4.5 million passengers every year. Based in Montreal, the company employs 3,000 people. Air Transat is a business unit of Transat A.T. Inc., a leading integrated international tourism company specializing in holiday travel and offering vacation packages, hotel stays and air travel. Transat was awarded Travelife certification in 2018 in recognition of its commitment to sustainable development.
Recent distinctions and awards (2017-2018)
- Named World's Best Leisure Airline at the Skytrax World Airline Awards
- Ranked by Atmosfair among the world's Top 20 airlines for energy efficiency
- Voted Best Leisure/Charter Airline at the Agents' Choice Awards presented by Baxter Travel Media
- Voted Best Airline at the Trophées Uni-Vers awards organized by the Association des Agents de Voyages du Québec
1To ensure that there are enough meals on board for all kids, Air Transat recommends that passengers pre-order at least 72 hours before departure.
SOURCE Transat A.T. Inc.
Marie-Annick Lalande, Public Relations and Marketing Advisor, Transat, 514-987-1616, ext. 4076