Galileo, Continental sign pact

Galileo International are signing a five-year, full content agreement with Continental Airlines. Through the agreement, all of Continental’s published fares and inventory will be available to all users of the Galileo GDS system including Galileo-connected travel agencies, corporate customers and Cendant TDS online agencies booking through Galileo.

In addition, Continental and CheapTickets, a subsidiary of Cendant Corp., also executed a new five-year strategic partnership in which CheapTickets and its affiliates will provide Continental’s full range of product, services and inventory to their customers. 

“Through this partnership, we are delighted to provide full access to Continental’s fares and inventory to our customers through our offline and online distribution channels,” said Kurt Ekert, senior vice president, Supplier Services for Cendant TDS.
“We are pleased to provide Galileo subscribers with access to our full content through this agreement,” said Jim Compton, executive vice president, Marketing for Continental Airlines. “This long-term partnership is a critical component in achieving our key business objectives of growing revenue and effectively managing our distribution costs.”