Abacus inks Kingfisher deal

The Indian airline Kingfisher has signed up to join the Abacus network.Kingfisher Airlines is a full service airline in India which carried more than a million guests in a short span of ten months of operations.

Mr. Don Birch, President & CEO of Abacus International said, “We are pleased to be working with Kingfisher Airlines and welcome them onto the Abacus network of travel suppliers. India is one of Abacus’ key priority markets and is set to be one of the stars in Asia Pacific travel growth this year. The addition of Kingfisher Airlines to our existing travel suppliers will assist to generate incremental demand through the travel agents network, which in turn will drive tourism growth for the entire region,” said Mr Birch.

Kingfisher Airlines General Manager Sales, Mr. Manaoj Chacko said, “Abacus was a good choice to help us distribute our product, as they provide the best reach in the region at the most affordable cost. Our airline appreciates the value of distributing through a GDS as we can leverage on Abacus’ strengths to expand our customer base. We also look forward to working with their travel agents and staff in the future to develop affordable and reliable travel solutions for our customers.”

Kingfisher Airlines will be available on Abacus systems by August this year.