From 1 July, the deal will see China Eastern place its MU flight code on WestJet-operated flights within North America. Tickets are already on sale.
“We are very pleased to announce this codeshare relationship with China Eastern Airlines,” said John MacLeod, WestJet’s Vice President of Network Management & Alliances. “China Eastern is a high-quality airline and this code-share is an important step in our strategy to welcome on board new guests from around the world.”
China Eastern currently operates direct flights between Shanghai and Vancouver.