Canada Jetlines successfully celebrated its inaugural flight event on Thursday, Sept. 22, 2022, commencing operations out of Toronto Pearson International Airport (YYZ) with its first scheduled route into Calgary International Airport (YYC).
The inaugural flight departed out of Pearson with media outlets and dignitaries, including Deputy Mayor Michael Thompson, along with Canada Jetlines board of directors and members of the executive team.
Once the plane arrived in Calgary, a gate event kicked-off with speeches and a ribbon cutting followed by celebrations before departing back to Toronto.
Canada Jetlines commenced biweekly flights following the event, operating Thursdays and Sundays out of Toronto (YYZ) to Calgary (YYC) from 07:55am -- EST 10:10am MST and returns from Calgary (YYC) to Toronto (YYZ) 11:40am MST – 17:20 EST. Frequency will increase to three flights per week, Thursdays through Sundays, in time for the holidays.
“Canada Jetlines is excited to offer service on our inaugural day out of our Toronto travel hub to the vibrant destination of Calgary,” said Eddy Doyle, the airline's CEO. “With a focus on leisure travel, we’ve selected Calgary as our first destination for its dynamic touristic options, expansive natural splendor, and reach to a key segment of Canadians. We’re thankful to the airport and the community for their support in allowing us to take to the skies with our inaugural flight.”
Clarity TTS partnership
Canada Jetlines has also elevated its travel offerings by collaborating with Clarity Travel Technology Solutions (Clarity TTS).
The partnership promises to provide "seamless and efficient technology to travellers around the globe."
ClarityTTS, B2B SaaS platform provides travel partners with the ability to search, book, ticket, rebook, reissue, void, refund, and book ancillaries for their travellers, all through one simple platform.
Along with access to a variety of content and special offers, while delivering a better experience for agencies and their customers.
“We’re excited for an enduring partnership between Clarity TTS and Canada Jetlines,” said Duncan Bureau, chief commercial officer of Canada Jetlines. “Considering the demand for rich, continuous travel content, Clarity Travel Technology Solutions provides us with the necessary resources to provide our partners with a seamless and integrated experience -- while saving travellers’ time and money.”
The founder and CEO of ClarityTTS, Thava Tharmalingam, added: "This partnership with mutual trust renders a bigger business across the North American Continent, covering multiple geo sectors and ensures the availability of competitive fares for the travel agencies. We are glad to partner with Jetlines."
"Any travel agency looking to expand their travel business operations can happily approach ClarityTTS to integrate with NDC airlines, GDS and LCC APIs."