WestJet, Delta Air Lines obtain clearance from Canadian Competition Bureau for transborder joint venture

03 Jul 2019

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WestJet and Delta Air Lines today announced that their proposed U.S. – Canada transborder joint venture has received clearance under Canada’s Competition Act from the Canadian Competition Bureau.

The proposed joint venture between the two airlines is still subject to regulatory approval from the U.S. Department of Transportation.

The new joint venture will enable Delta and WestJet to deepen their existing partnership with expanded code sharing, reciprocal elite frequent flyer benefits, optimized growth across the U.S.-Canada transborder networks, and co-location at key hubs with initiatives designed to deliver a more seamless guest experience. The partners will also begin implementing joint sales and marketing activities and increase belly cargo cooperation.

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