Air France KLM signs distribution deal with Travelport

Air France KLM signs distribution deal with Travelport

Travelport and Air France KLM have signed an agreement for the distribution of content through the tech giant’s platform.

Air France, KLM and Hop! content on Travelport’s platform will include the company’s leading rich content, branded fares, fare families and multiple ancillaries.

Travelport customers will continue to benefit from its tools beyond booking capability that enable workflow automation, change management processes, multiple content integration, robotics for fulfilment and other vital services.

Travelport is the only operator of a GDS with the highest level of IATA certification for the deployment of its NDC technology.

This agreement also enables customers selected by Air France, Hop! and KLM to access a private channel via Travelport through which they will receive content without the additional distribution surcharge levied by Air France KLM starting April 1st.

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Commenting on the agreement, Derek Sharp, Travelport senior vice president and managing director for air commerce, said: “We are delighted to have signed this agreement with Air France KLM, one of Europe’s leading airline groups.

“This is an extension of a long-term relationship which has delivered greater choice to Air France KLM’s customers.

“We look forward to a continuing productive partnership as we deploy new technology with the airline.”