In February 2008, Flight Centre Ltd. acquired Liberty Travel, one of the United States’ largest and most recognized travel agency groups. As a result of the integration, Flight Centre North America split its businesses into two separate entities: Flight Centre Canada and Liberty Travel USA. Flight Centre’s presence in Canada includes more than 180 shops & businesses and over 1,000 staff across the country. Flight Centre Canada is headquartered in Vancouver and has locations throughout British Columbia, Alberta, Ontario and Nova Scotia. Its multi-channel distribution strategy sets it apart from competitors by offering its clients the choice of dealing with an agent either directly or in person, on the phone or online through its booking engine www.flightcentre.ca.
Flight Centre has been rated one of Canada’s Top 50 Employers to work for in Canada for the past 13 straight years, according to the Globe & Mail’s Report on Business Magazine/MacLean’s Magazine annual rankings and in 2010 was named one of Canada’s top 10 Corporate Cultures.