Worldspan to Host Reservation System for Cayman Airways


Worldspan, the leading global
reservation system and e-commerce provider for the travel industry, today
announced an agreement with Cayman Airways, national flag carrier for the
Cayman Islands, to host a complete reservation and departure control system
for the popular Caribbean airline.
Worldspan`s end-to-end hosting solution
for Cayman Airways
features capacity management, reservations management,
pricing and ticketing, queues, airport check-in, support systems, seat
assignments, flight operations and command systems, management data, and
system security.
  Under the new long-term agreement, Worldspan is also introducing
electronic ticketing for Cayman Airways flights, allowing Worldspan travel
agencies in the Cayman Islands and the United States to offer this convenient
ticketing option to their Cayman Airways customers. The agreement extends and
enhances a technology partnership between Worldspan and Cayman Airways begun
in 1996.
“Worldspan`s commitment to the Caribbean region is strong and deep, and
nowhere is that commitment more evident than in the Cayman Islands, where
Worldspan serves more travel suppliers and travel agencies combined than any
other global distribution system,” commented Jesse Liebman
, senior vice
president and general manager - Worldwide Travel Supplier Services for
Worldspan.  “Our relationship with Cayman Airways is a cornerstone of our
strength in the region, and we are very pleased Cayman has again selected
Worldspan as its hosting partner.”
“As one of the largest and most experienced providers of airline
technology in the world, Worldspan is the ideal partner to meet our evolving
technical needs,” said Michael Adam, president and chief executive officer of
Cayman Airways Ltd. “In renewing our partnership with Worldspan, Cayman
Airways is also renewing our commitment to cutting edge airline technology,
now including the exciting added functionality of electronic ticketing.”
leads the industry with a robust portfolio of proven airline
technologies, including Fares and Pricing, Inventory Management, Reservations
Management, Flight Operations, Airport Processing Services, Baggage Tracking,
Weather Services, Automated Reissues, Historical Pricing, Ticketing, Cars and
Hotels, and Worldspan`s landmark Power Product technologies.  Customized,
subscription-based services are available for every size carrier, from start-
up to the world`s largest airlines.  Worldspan also offers specialized airline
industry Internet technologies, including Internet Booking Engines (IBE) and
back-end processing systems.
With a fleet of Boeing 737-200 aircraft, Cayman Airways flies non-stop
passenger service from Houston, Miami and Tampa to Grand Cayman, with
connecting service to Cayman Brac and Jamaica and weekly, dedicated freighter
services from Miami to Grand Cayman.
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