ARTA Canada has expressed enthusiasm for Air Canada’s ongoing commitment to enhancing its relationship with the travel agency community. In a YouTube-posted interview destined for the carrier’s employees, Air Canada’s President and CEO, Calin Rovinescu, said that improvements in partnering with travel agents was a key revenue-generating objective, along with agency commissions and wider access to all Air Canada fare types.
Click here for the flv file excerpt of Calin Rovinescu’s comments made to Priscille Leblanc, Air Canada VP Communications focussing on Travel Agency partnering. For the complete interview… click here.
It’s pretty amazing and downright fantastic when the CEO of a major airline speaks so positively about travel agencies and their remuneration. We owe a great deal of thanks to Calin Rovinescu and Executive VP & Chief Commercial Officer Ben Smith for keeping the focus on renewed, mutually-beneficial partnering with the agency distribution channel”, said ARTA Canada President Bruce Bishins, CTC.