Virgin Australia has today announced it has signed

first_imgVirgin Australia has today announced it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding to enter into a strategic cooperation agreement with Air Canada, with the first stage of the codeshare scheduled to be implemented in early 2017, when Virgin Australia customers will be able to book travel on Air Canada’s flights from Los Angeles to:Toronto (YYZ)Vancouver (YVR)Calgary (YYC)Montreal (YUL)[1]When travelling on these services, Virgin Australia guests will earn Velocity Points, and both airlines will offer reciprocal frequent flyer redemption benefits in a subsequent stage of the agreement, with further details to be released in 2017.Travellers arriving on Air Canada’s daily services from Vancouver to Brisbane and Sydney will be able to travel on connecting Virgin Australia flights to Adelaide, Canberra, Cairns, Melbourne, Perth, Christchurch and Auckland. They can also travel on Virgin Australia services from Sydney to Brisbane, Sydney to the Gold Coast and Brisbane to Wellington. Members of Air Canada’s loyalty program Aeroplan will earn Aeroplan Miles when travelling on these codeshare services.Virgin Australia plans to place its code on Air Canada’s direct flights between Australia (Brisbane and Sydney) and Vancouver in a subsequent stage of the agreement. Air CanadaairlinesVirgin Australialast_img read more