Travelport GDS has announced a new, full content agreement with TAP Air Portugal providing all Galileo and Worldspan-connected travel agents worldwide with access to all of the airline’s published fares and inventory, including its web only fares. The new, multi-year agreement with the Portuguese flag carrier, which operates routes across Europe and globally to North and South America, takes immediate effect. In addition to the full content, Travelport GDS and TAP will be working together to explore ways to grow sales in markets across Africa as well as in France, Italy and Brazil.
Matthew Hall, Travelport GDS Vice President Supplier Services and Business Development, commented: “We are committed to finding innovative and creative distribution solutions for our airline partners that meet their sales and revenue goals. At the same time, securing full content deals with leading carriers such as TAP is great news for our agency customers and ensures they can offer the very best service.”
Luiz Mor, Vice President Commercial for TAP Air Portugal added: “We are delighted to strengthen our longstanding affiliation with Travelport and view them as an important partner in meeting our global distribution and revenue objectives.”
This deal adds to the extensive list of full content agreements with European flag carriers that Travelport GDS customers already enjoy including BA, Lufthansa, SWISS, Alitalia, Iberia, Air France and KLM.