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10 November, 2022

Canada Jetlines announces new partnerships

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Canada Jetlines, the budget leisure airline has just announced two new partnerships as it starts to grow its fledgling route network.  Hertz Canada Limited has been named as the carrier’s car rental provider with Canada Jetlines’ passengers now able to book car rentals at the best available rates for Hertz.

Travellers flying with Canada Jetlines can secure special rates with Hertz when booking on Canada Jetlines’ website as well as with a Canada Jetlines boarding pass at the brand’s car rental locations in Canada. Hertz will also periodically offer special promotions and exclusive car rental benefits to the airline's passengers.

“We’re honoured to partner with such a globally recognized brand and trusted car rental provider,” stated Eddy Doyle, CEO of Canada Jetlines. “As we seek to continuously elevate our offerings, Canada Jetlines is excited to provide travellers with top-tier car rental options at the best available rates.”

“We’re thrilled to partner with Canada Jetlines to provide their customers with exceptional service and a variety of rental vehicles to fit their needs,” said Adnan Manzur, Senior Director of Operations-Canada Region. “Together, we are committed to providing a seamless air-to-ground travel experience.”

The partnership announcement follows news that Canada Jetlines confirmed a new route out of its travel hub at Toronto Pearson International Airport (YYZ) with direct service to Vancouver International Airport (YVR), starting December 2022. The new route aims at providing more accessible travel within Canada, connecting the lower mainland and southern Ontario, operating twice weekly.

Canada Jetlines has recently received approval from Transport Canada that will permit it to carry cargo on flights and has signed up GO Above and Beyond Inc. to act as its sales agent for all cargo services.

“We are pleased to announce our cargo sales and service agreement with GO Above and Beyond. We look forward to a successful partnership that will allow Canada Jetlines to provide air cargo belly space on all our routes,” shared Brad Warren, Chief Operating Officer of Canada Jetlines. “As we continue to expand our network, Canada Jetlines will be well positioned to offer an attractive solution for shippers seeking air cargo space.”

“There is a strong demand for air cargo space, GO Above and Beyond is looking forward to work with Canada Jetlines to provide shippers with a new option to accommodate their needs and provide Canada Jetlines with incremental revenue,” says Gary Ogden, President of GO Above and Beyond Inc.

23 May, 2020

Hertz files for chapter 11 bankruptcy protection

         The US car rental firm Hertz Global Holdings has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection yesterday after it failed to get more financial help from its creditors after the current coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic has decimated its business. 

The board approved the measure earlier on Friday as a last ditched attempt to rescue the company after the US Administrations travel restrictions and lockdowns has meant its hire car business, with the majority of locations at airports has dramatically reduced to unprecedented low levels. The car hire giant is one of the largest companies in the U.S. to become bankrupt due to the current pandemic. 

The firm has nearly $19 billion of debt, it had hoped to take some of the U.S. governments $2.3 trillion relief package passed by Congress and signed into law that many airlines have taken advantage of to survive the downtown, however it had been unsuccessful.