Air Transat adds Viva Air flights to its virtual interlining service

Montreal, October 11, 2022 – Air Transat is enhancing its exclusive virtual interlining service with the addition of Viva Air to its innovative connectair by Air Transat platform. This now means travellers can combine select Air Transat and Viva Air flights, making it easy for them to fly via Cartagena to Cali, Medellín, Bogotá, Cucuta, Pereira, Neiva, and Pasto.

“Our objective with connectair by Air Transat is to offer an ever-wider range of destinations to our customers and thus continue growing our network. The addition of Viva Air brings the total of partners accessible through our platform to ten and allows us to multiply travel options to Colombia, in addition to the direct flights we already offer to Cartagena,” says Michèle Barre, Vice-President, Network, Revenue Management and Pricing, at Air Transat.

“Through this virtual interlining service, we are further expanding opportunities to connect our passengers between South America and Canada with a single transaction, therefore providing them more international travel options. We will continue to maintain our characteristic low prices on the routes operated directly by Viva,” assured Pablo Madriñan, CCO of the Viva group.

Connections are available through the search engine on airtransat.com and through some flight aggregators. Bookings also include 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 North America’s Best Leisure Airline by passengers at the Skytrax World Airline Awards, it flies to international, transborder and Canadian destinations. 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). To find out more, visit airtransat.com.

About Viva

Viva is the leading ultra low cost airline in the region, operating 35 domestic routes within Colombia and Peru, along with 11 international routes to the United States, Mexico, Peru, the Dominican Republic, Argentina, and Brazil. In our 10 year history, we have transported more than 37 million passengers, and in 2021 we made Medellín our official HUB and connection center for our domestic and international operations. Viva is renowned for our proven biosecurity protocols, punctuality, and for having the second most modern fleet in all of Latin America, and the fourth most modern worldwide. With 23 Airbus A320 aircraft, Viva continues its expansion, bringing aviation equity to every region where we fly, with the promise of always offering low fares.

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Marie-Christine Pouliot Senior Advisor, Public Relations and Marketing, Transat marie-christine.pouliot@transat.com Valentina Lopez Communications coordinator valentina.lopez@vivaair.com

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