This Month in Travel News – July 2018

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New Joint Venture Announced Between Delta/WestJet

Delta and WestJet have announced a new joint venture agreement that will cover their extensive route networks in the US and Canada.

This deepens their existing code share agreement and offers additional reach across their network. Together, the joint venture will offer transborder service to over 30 cities.

This will also allow the two airlines to work together to provide a more seamless customer experience, including corporate contracting efforts with business accounts.

To read more on this new joint venture, including an infographic detailing their combined route coverage, see the Delta website:


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