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TORONTO — Travel industry veteran Erin Oddleifson has joined VoX International to manage its new account with FLYGTA Airlines, along with other projects.

Most recently with Transat as Director of Marketing, Oddleifson has held senior management positions for various major tour operators, a list that also includes Canada 3000 and Signature Vacations.

Erin Oddleifson

Oddleifson will manage the FLYGTA Airlines account, working with the private jet operator to develop marketing plans and enhance travel trade outreach. She can be reached at

Travel advisors can go online to to book – and earn commission on – all the company’s scheduled flights and private charters. Agents will also soon be able to access FLYGTA’s services through GDS, the first private charter company to offer this option to the travel trade.

FLYGTA offers flights out of Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport (YTZ) to 20+ Canadian, U.S., and Caribbean destinations. It also offers routes from an additional five locations across Ontario and Quebec, including Toronto Pearson International Airport (YYZ).

In addition to private charters, FLYGTA also operates a popular air taxi service between YTZ and Niagara Falls, YTZ and Kingston, and to the Muskoka region through the summer.

FLYGTA Airlines’ private charters from YYZ (that service Florida, The Bahamas, and the Turks & Caicos Islands) and scheduled flights from YTZ can be booked online at The private jet service was founded in Toronto in 2015.

Says Susan Webb, President of VoX International: “FLYGTA is growing in leaps and bounds and we are delighted to be a part of that, supporting the company with its growth plans and raising its profile among the travel trade and MICE sectors here in Canada. In turn, we are happy to welcome Erin to the VoX family to manage this account and assist in providing the always-crucial training component needed to ensure success.”

Chris Nowrouzi, CEO of FLYGTA Airlines, says the carrier is the only 100% charter operation in Canada. “We focus on one thing and one thing only – best-in-class service in the sector – and are able to do so while also offering private jet transportation at unmatched prices. We look forward to working with the team at VoX to connect with travel advisors and provide them with more alternatives for their clients,” says Nowrouzi.

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