Royal Jordanian, VIA Rail Canada conclude agreement enabling RJ passengers to land in Montreal and travel to Ottawa and Toronto
Amman, Royal Jordanian (RJ) signed an agreement with VIA Rail Canada, Canada’s rail passenger service, allowing the Jordanian carrier to sell train tickets to its passengers opting to continue their travel beyond the RJ destination in Canada, Montreal, to Toronto and Ottawa.
Royal Jordanian is VIA Rail Canada’s first air-rail alliance partner, proving the passenger the option to purchase from the Amman based airline, a ticket for both modes of transportation, air and rail.While it will be assigned the codes of both Royal Jordanian and VIA Rail Canada.
Amer Hadidi Royal Jordania's president and cheif excutive officer, said,“We are proud to cooperate with a well-respected rail service company as VIA Rail Canada. The frequency and travel times of VIA's trains between Montreal and Toronto, and Montreal and Ottawa extend the quality of services and comfort experienced by RJ passengers to and from Amman. Through such partnerships, RJ aims at giving more convenient travel options to its passengers.”
Pierre Santoni, VIA Rail Canada's senior director domestic andiInternational sales, added, “We are excited to partner with Royal Jordanian to enable travelers to and from Ottawa and Toronto to take the VIA Rail trains to Montreal's Trudeau Airport and connect with Royal Jordanian flights to Amman and beyond in a seamless fashion. Royal Jordanian will become a highly regarded partner, making it easier to connect to other Canadian cities at an affordable cost.”