Sabre seal Caribbean Star deal

Caribbean Star Airlines and Caribbean Sun Airlines have chosen the Qik Solutions
from Sabre upgrade and customize reservations and
airport check-in systems.The Sabre Qik Business Processing Solutions and the Sabre Qik Developer Tool will be
used to design and implement a graphical user interface that helps make operations
at Caribbean Star and Caribbean Sun more cost effective by reducing user training
expenses and increasing productivity.

The Qik solutions will give Caribbean Star and Caribbean Sun the ability to create
highly customized user access to real-time host systems, databases, peripheral
devices and other information sources through a highly flexible GUI, allowing the
airline to maximize return on investment for its existing computing environment. The
Developer Tool will give the airlines flexibility to customize and integrate new
technology and business procedures without requiring proprietary computer
programming experience to tailor systems to both carriers’ needs. This advantage
makes implementations more efficient and reduces user training expenses.

William E. “Skip” Barnette, president and CEO of Caribbean Star and Caribbean Sun,
commented on the agreement, saying: “We’ve taken some major steps in recent weeks
to raise our customer care services to world-class levels. From simplified pricing
to our new call center with expanded language capabilities, Caribbean Star and
Caribbean Sun are putting the needs of our customers first with renewed vigor.
Working with Sabre Airline Solutions is the latest step in this process. The Qik
solutions and Developer Tool create a myriad of efficiencies specifically designed
to benefit our customers. Everything from purchasing tickets, to the check-in
process, and boarding passengers are enhanced by these tools, creating a more
pleasant travel experience for our passengers.”

The easy-to-use Qik GUI will allow Caribbean Star and Caribbean Sun to increase its
reservations and check-in efficiency by creating a more customized and intuitive
environment for users. Companies that implement the Qik solutions frequently
experience measurable ROI in as little as three months.





“Qik solutions clients find the customized GUI can increase productivity by up to 8
percent, decrease telecommunications expenses by up to 8 percent and reduce new hire
training by up to 30 percent,” said Steve Clampett, president of Airline Products
and Services for Sabre Airline Solutions. “The Qik solutions will help Caribbean
Star and Caribbean Sun better compete in the marketplace by providing a
cost-effective and efficient way to customize reservations and airport check-in