Emirates Announces Special Limited-Time Fare Sale in Canada
Emirates today announced a special fare sale for travellers from Western Canada in celebration of its codeshare agreement with Alaska Airlines that recently received government approval. Residents of Western Canada can now connect seamlessly from the west coast to worldwide destinations via Seattle.
For a limited time, Canadians can travel to destinations in the Middle East, Indian Sub-Continent, and Africa and enjoy special offers on economy class fares from five west coast cities via an easy connection with Alaska Airlines. Roundtrip, all inclusive economy class fares from Vancouver (YVR), Victoria (YYJ), Kelowna (YLW), Calgary (YYC) and Edmonton (YEG) via Seattle (SEA) with Emirates and Alaska Airlines start from $1199.
Destinations included in this special fare sale are:
– Dubai (DXB) from $1199
– Karachi (KHI) from $1369
– Colombo (CMB) from $1459
– Dhaka (DAC) from $1419
– Tehran (IKA) from $1379
– Nairobi (NBO) from $1379
– Johannesburg (JNB) from $1379
Bookings must be made between January 21st and January 24th, and travel must be completed on or before November 30, 2016.
â€œWe’re pleased that our partnership and codeshare agreement with Alaska Airlines extends a range of travel options to our customers in British Columbia and Alberta,â€ said Rob Gurney, Emiratesâ€™ Senior Vice President North America. â€œEmirates and Alaska Airlines customers living in or near Vancouver, Victoria, Kelowna, Calgary, and Edmonton can now enjoy a more seamless travel experience from these cities, via Seattle, and onwards to destinations in the Middle East, Africa, South Asia and the Far East.”
First announced in late October, Emiratesâ€™ codeshare agreement with Alaska Airlines gives Canadian travellers the simplicity of purchasing connecting flights on both airlines using one reservation, and a seamless ticketing, check-in, boarding and baggage check experience during the entire journey. Passengers from Western Canada can purchase a single ticket on emirates.com/ca for their entire journey and passengers will also enjoy Emirateâ€™s generous baggage allowance on all Alaska Airlines routes as well.
Greater Connection Choice Across the Combined Network
The enhanced codeshare agreement gives passengers easy connections from 49 cities in North America, including five in Canada – Vancouver (YVR), Edmonton (YEG), Calgary (YYC), Victoria (YYJ), and Kelowna (YLW) to two daily Emiratesâ€™ flights departing from Seattle to Dubai and beyond. At Seattleâ€“Tacoma International Airport, Alaska Airlines operates from Concourses C, D, and N, with an easy tram ride to the Emirates gates at the South Satellite to ensure a quick connection between flights.
Redeeming Miles for Reward Travel
Since launching a frequent flier partnership in 2012, members of Emirates Skywards and Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan have enjoyed earning and redeeming miles for reward travel around the world.
Wake Up to Flying as It Should Be
Emirates flies to 150 destinations in 80 countries. The airline offers excellent inflight service from an international cabin crew who come from 130 nationalities and speak over 60 languages. With the largest in-seat screens in the world in Economy class at 13.3 inches and more than 2,000 channels of on-demand entertainment on the award-winning inflight entertainment system, ice Digital Widescreen, Emirates provides quality products and value for money. Those travelling with children can take advantage of the extensive family offering from priority boarding across all airports to special kidâ€™s meals, dedicated childrenâ€™s entertainment on ice and exclusive toys and Lonely Planet Kids activity bags on board.
The airlineâ€™s young and environmentally friendly fleet comprised entirely of wide-body aircraft – largely the popular Boeing 777 and 72 iconic Airbus A380 aircraft currently in service.