The opportunities presented to the trade by the American Airlines flight into DFW starting on 1 November and the logic of recommending Grapevine as a base for clients have been highlighted this week by Heather Egan, director of leisure and international sales for the Grapevine Convention and Visitors Bureau.
American Airlines and five USA destination partners have launched the 2022 Sell Your Way to the USA incentive programme.
This offers New Zealand and Australian travel agents an opportunity to Sell Their Way to the USA and secure a spot on one of five famil opportunities to travel from October 2022 to March 2023.
The confirmation that American Airlines, in partnership with Qantas, will restore its New Zealand link, flying daily, non-stop to Dallas Fort Worth between October and March, means five airlines are offering connections from Auckland Airport to eight non-stop destinations across North America over the summer period, says AKL’s general manager aeronautical commercial Scott Tasker.
Agents are being encouraged to still look at opportunities to continue earning points towards Sell Your Way to the USA, despite the incentive being put on hold through to mid-April at this stage.
If trade guests at an American Airlines function in Auckland on Friday didn’t like what they were eating, they only had themselves to blame.
The ‘terrible circumstances’ leading to the suspension of flights in and out of China has meant more marketing dollars for the new American Airlines flight between Christchurch and Los Angeles, a Canterbury audience heard late last week.
American Airlines last night treated Christchurch trade partners and colleagues to an all-American classic car convoy as it gears up to fly non-stop between the South Island and the USA.
Premium economy flights on American Airlines and famils packed with interesting land content are features of the 2020 Sell Your Way to the USA incentive programme launched recently.
The resumption of the seasonal service from Auckland to Los Angeles on 30 October, as well as the recent announcement of a short term increase in base commission to 10% were among the key messages to trade from American Airlines’ vice president Asia Pacific Sales, Shane Hodges when he visited New Zealand last week.