Fareportal recognized as an achiever of excellence, consistently producing at the highest levels
March 17, 2015 – Fareportal, one of the fastest-growing travel technology companies, announced today that it received the 2014 Top Sales Achiever Award from Air Canada, Canada’s largest domestic and international airline serving more than 190 destinations on five continents.
“I am thrilled that this award is being presented to an organization that Air Canada considers a long-standing distribution partner,” said Duncan Bureau, vice president of global sales. “Fareportal continues to find innovative ways to display and merchandise the Air Canada product, showcasing the value of our various fare products. We look forward to working with Werner and his entire team, continuing to build on the partnership between the two organizations. On behalf of 27,000 employees – we thank Fareportal for their continued support.”
The 2014 Top Sales Achiever Award recognizes Fareportal for consistently producing at the highest levels, clearly marking the company as an achiever of excellence. In April 2014, CheapOair became the first U.S. travel agency to offer a variety of Air Canada’s ancillary products to customers in Canada. These include seats, meals, lounge access, baggage and travel services.
“Fareportal is proud to receive the 2014 Top Sales Achiever Award from Air Canada. We strive every day to make travel effortless, affordable and enjoyable for our travelers, providing the best value and unmatched choice,” said Werner Kunz, chief operating officer at Fareportal, the parent company of CheapOair and OneTravel. “To be recognized by Air Canada further validates our commitment to both our airline partners and our consumers.”
About Air Canada
Air Canada is Canada’s largest domestic and international airline serving more than 190 destinations on five continents. Canada’s flag carrier is among the 20 largest airlines in the world and in 2014 served more than 38 million customers. Air Canada provides scheduled passenger service directly to 64 Canadian cities, 52 destinations in the United States and 78 cities in Europe, the Middle East, Asia, Australia, the Caribbean, Mexico, Central America and South America. Air Canada is a founding member of Star Alliance, the world’s most comprehensive air transportation network serving 1,321 airports in 193 countries. Air Canada is the only international network carrier in North America to receive a Four-Star ranking according to independent U.K. research firm Skytrax that ranked Air Canada in a worldwide survey of more than 18 million airline passengers as Best Airline in North America in 2014 for the fifth consecutive year.
Fareportal is a travel technology company that powers hybrid (online/traditional) travel agencies. Utilizing its innovative technology and company owned and operated contact centers, Fareportal has forged strong industry partnerships with over 450 airlines, 150,000 hotels and 100s of car rental companies to serve millions of customers every year. With a portfolio of consumer travel brands including CheapOair and OneTravel, Fareportal’s airline partners benefit from access to a broad customer base that books high-yield international travel and add-on ancillaries at a rate higher than the industry average. To learn more, visit www.Fareportal.com.