Following which, unless there is a worsening of the situation caused by
influenza A(H1N1), operations to Mexico will return to normal for the
rest of the summer season
MONTREAL, May 8 /CNW Telbec/ - Transat A.T. Inc., Canada's holiday travel
leader, is cancelling its flights to Mexico from Canada from June 1 to 19,
whether they are operated by Air Transat or other carriers, because of the
situation caused by influenza A(H1N1). After this date, unless there is a
worsening of the situation, operations to Mexico will return to normal, with
possible adjustments depending on demand, and travellers will be able to take
full advantage, at good rates, of Mexican beaches for the summer season.
All customers of Transat Holidays, Nolitours or Air Transat who were
scheduled to fly to Mexico from Canada between June 1 and 19 can change their
travel plans, with no additional service charges, in accordance with the
1. Travel on a later date or to another destination: Passengers who wish
to travel on a later date or to another destination can do so. The
trip must be completed on or before December 18, 2009. If the price of
the new package is higher than that of the trip originally planned,
the passenger must cover the difference in price.
2. Cancel trip and obtain a refund: Because flights from June 1 to 19 are
cancelled, Transat is taking measures to ensure that uninsured
customers can obtain a full refund.
Transat A.T. Inc. is an integrated international tour operator with more
than 60 destination countries and that distributes products in over 50
countries. A holiday travel specialist, Transat operates mainly in Canada and
Europe, as well as in the Caribbean, Mexico and the Mediterranean Basin.
Montreal-based Transat is also active in air transportation, destination
services, accommodation and distribution. (TSX: TRZ.B, TRZ.A)
For further information:
For further information: Media: Pierre Tessier, (514) 987-1616, ext.
4662; Source: Transat A.T. Inc., www.transat.com