Montreal, July 20, 2022 – Air Transat, named World’s Best Leisure Airline in 2021 by Skytrax, is proud to announce that it is enhancing its exclusive virtual interlining service with the addition of AEGEAN, Greece’s largest airline, to its innovative connectair by Air Transat platform. This now means travellers can combine Air Transat and AEGEAN flights, making it easy for them to fly to or from 53 destinations in Europe and the Middle East, including Heraklion, Larnaca, Cairo, Mykonos, Thessaloniki and Tel Aviv.
“We are proud to be adding AEGEAN to our virtual interlining service and enhancing our air travel offering with some 50 very attractive destinations, the majority of which are in the Mediterranean Basin,” says Michèle Barre, Vice-President, Network, Revenue Management and Pricing, at Air Transat. “This collaboration not only improves connectivity between Canada and two high-demand markets – Europe and the Middle East – but also simplifies the travel experience for our customers. We carefully select our partners to ensure that they share our values and commitment to excellence, and AEGEAN is no exception.”
This addition brings the total number of partners accessible through the connectair by Air Transat platform to nine and the number of additional destinations available in Europe, North Africa, the Middle East, Central and South America, and Canada to more than 300.
Connections are available through the search engine on airtransat.com and through some flight aggregators. The booking also includes an assistance service in case of flight delay or cancellation, ensuring that travellers arrive at their destination as quickly as possible.
To learn more about connectair by Air Transat, travellers are invited to visit airtransat.com or watch this short video.
About Air Transat
Founded in Montreal 35 years ago, Air Transat is a leading leisure travel brand. Voted World’s Best Leisure Airline by passengers at the Skytrax World Airline Awards, it flies to international and Canadian destinations, striving to serve its customers with enthusiasm and friendliness at every stage of their trip or stay, and emphasizing safety throughout. It is renewing its fleet with the greenest aircraft in their category as part of a commitment to a healthier environment, knowing that this is essential to its operations and the magnificent destinations it offers. Air Transat is a business unit of Transat A.T. Inc. (TSX: TRZ).
Recent distinctions and awards
- Best Leisure Airline for the 12th consecutive year at the Agents’ Choice Awards presented by Baxter Travel Media
- World’s Best Leisure Airline at the Skytrax World Airline Awards (¨2017, 2018, 2019 and 2021)
- Named to Forbes World’s Best Employers list
AEGEAN, is a member of STAR ALLIANCE, the largest global airline alliance. The company’s 2022 summer network covers 138 destinations (domestic and international) to 44 countries, operated with a fleet of 64 aircraft, including the new Airbus 320neo and 321neo. The company has been honored, for the 10th consecutive year and 11th time in the last 12 years, with the 2021 Skytrax World Airline award, as the Best Regional Airline in Europe. AEGEAN, has recently received, a 4-star award from Skytrax (4-Star COVID 19 Arline Safety Rating), as it was certified that from the beginning of the pandemic and with the same commitment until today, is implementing the highest standards and best practices proposed by the World Health Organization, ICAO and IATA for the protection of passengers and crew.
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