Canadian leisure travel company Sunwing Airlines has signed an agreement with airline and indirect ticket distribution company Hahn Air to join its network of travel partners. Hahn Air’s computer reservation systems began letting agents issue tickets on the Hahn Air HR-169 document Tuesday.
Founded in 1994 as a business charter airline, Hahn Air began specializing in airline distribution services in 1999. These services can be used exclusively by transportation companies and travel agents. Hahn Air is a member of the International Air Transport Association and it is the single airline to offer free and complete coverage in the case of the operating carrier’s insolvency.
Millions of passengers travel between 4,000 locations with Hahn Air’s HR-169 tickets. Hahn Air’s network includes over 350 air, rail and shuttle partners, covers 190 markets and is used by over 100,000 travel agencies. Tickets can be booked in Abacus, Amadeus, Apollo, Galileo, Infini, Sabre, Topas and Worldspan GDSs.
Sunwing Airlines is a Toronto-based airline, in business since 2005. It says it owns Canada’s most fuel-efficient fleet, consisting of over 40 Boeing 737-800 and Boeing 737 MAX 8 planes. The company focuses on leisure travel to sunny destinations. It offers flights from 33 airports in Canada and five in the United States to destinations in the Caribbean, Mexico, Central America and Florida.