ABACUS for Air France

Air France (AF),  one of the world`s leading airlines and a member of
the SkyTeam alliance,  has successfully cutover on 25th Jan 2002 to
Connect Availability (DCA) in ABACUS.

Direct   Connect   Availability   in   ABACUS provides highest level
of connectivity.  ABACUS travel agents will receive seamless and
real-time availability and seat counts directly from the airline`s
reservations system.  It also gives the airlines control of their flight inventory
and ability to enhance their flight display in preferred markets and to
travel agents.

To   date,  23   airlines are participating in ABACUS Direct
Connect Availability.