Farelogix and WestJet Sign Technology Agreement
MIAMI, FLORIDA and CALGARY, ALBERTA -- (Marketwire) -- 02/04/13 --
Farelogix today announced that it has signed a multi-year technology
agreement with WestJet Airlines. Under this new agreement, WestJet
will use Farelogix technologies to provide innovative new booking
solution options for the travel agency community.
"With this agreement, we are excited to offer an enhanced shopping
and merchandising experience choice to our travel agent community,"
said d'Arcy Monaghan, WestJet Director, Distribution Strategy. "In
using Farelogix as a technology provider for WestJet, we are building
a strong foundation to offer innovative new products in the coming
"We are happy to add WestJet to the growing list of airlines using
our technology," said Jim Davidson, President and CEO of Farelogix.
"Airlines no longer want to be
viewed as commodity products, and I
think this is indicative of the sea change happening in the industry.
This gives airlines the opportunity to truly compete for travelers'
business, serving up relevant, personalized offers."
WestJet is Canada's most preferred airline, offering scheduled
service to 81 destinations in North America, Central America and the
Caribbean. Powered by an award-winning culture of care, WestJet has
pioneered low-cost flying in Canada. Recognized nationally as a top
employer, WestJet now has more than 9,000 WestJetters across Canada.
Operating a fleet of 100 Boeing Next-Generation 737 aircraft with
future confirmed deliveries for an additional 35 Boeing
Next-Generation 737 aircraft through 2018 and plans to launch a
low-cost regional airline in 2013, WestJet strives to be one of the
five most successful international airlines in the world.
Farelogix is a leading provider of lower-cost, high value
distribution and merchandising technology to the global travel
industry. Farelogix counts among its customers several of the world's
leading airlines and travel companies. Farelogix is a privately held
company with offices in Miami, Florida and Toronto, Canada. For
additional information, visit www.farelogix.com.
Echo Communications (for Farelogix)
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