WESTJET AND AIR CANADA ENHANCED BAGGAGE ALLOWANCE

Westmount, QC – 22 December 2014:  A reminder to all members of the RMR Family who are travelling this holiday season, this past July the Canadian Armed Forces announced via CANFORGEN 110/14 CMP 047/14 that both WestJet and Air Canada are providing serving military personnel and veterans with an enhanced baggage allowance.

CANFORGEN 110/14 CMP 047/14
SUBJECT: WESTJET AND AIR CANADA ENHANCED BAGGAGE ALLOWANCE
1. CURRENTLY SERVING AND FORMER MEMBERS OF THE CANADIAN ARMED FORCES  (CAF) NOW BENEFIT FROM AN ENHANCED BAGGAGE ALLOWANCE WHEN THEY TRAVEL ON A WESTJET, AIR CANADA, AIR CANADA ROUGE OR AIR CANADA  EXPRESS FLIGHT. THESE OFFERS APPLY TO BOTH DUTY AND LEISURE TRAVEL 
2. THROUGH WESTJET, ALL CURRENTLY SERVING AND FORMER MEMBERS OF THE CAF CAN CHECK FOUR PIECES OF LUGGAGE FREE OF CHARGE
3. THROUGH AIR CANADA, ALL CURRENTLY SERVING AND FORMER MEMBERS CAN CHECK THREE PIECES OF LUGGAGE FREE OF CHARGE, EACH WEIGHING UP TO 32KG (70 LB)
4. AFTER COMPLETING THEIR CHECK-IN, MEMBERS SHOULD SEE AN AIRPORT AGENT TO HAVE THEIR BAGGAGE FEE WAIVED, UPON PRESENTATION OF MILITARY IDENTIFICATION
5. ACCEPTABLE FORMS OF CANADIAN MILITARY IDENTIFICATION ARE:
A. CANADIAN FORCES MEMBER OR VETERAN CFONE CARD (WITH PHOTO ID)  REGISTER HERE
B. CANADIAN FORCES IDENTIFICATION CARD (NDI 20)
C. RECORD OF SERVICE CARD (NDI 75)
D. CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE (CF 54) OR THE IDENTIFICATION CARD (CF 75), BOTH AVAILABLE FROM DIRECTOR MILITARY CAREERS ADMINISTRATION
6. AS THE OFFICIAL DISCOUNT PROGRAM FOR THE CAF, THE CF APPRECIATION PROGRAM OFFERS MEMBERS OF THE CAF COMMUNITY ACCESS TO GOODS AND SERVICES AT DISCOUNTED RATES. THE CF APPRECIATION PROGRAM IS PLEASED TO INCLUDE AIR CANADA AND WESTJET AMONG ITS INDUSTRY PARTNERS

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