Galileo Deploys E-Ticketing in Asia with Continental and Lufthansa

21st Oct 2002

Galileo International, a leading
provider of electronic global distribution services for the travel industry,
today announced that it has deployed e-ticketing with Continental Airlines
(CO) in Hong Kong and with Lufthansa (LH) in Hong Kong and Singapore.
Caption: Janie
Kaung, executive vice president and managing director of Galileo`s Asia
Pacific region

By deploying e-ticketing, airlines contribute to their own operational
cost-efficiencies, improve their revenue accounting processes and enhance
service to their customers.  E-ticketing allows travellers to enjoy greater
freedom and efficiency.  Galileo`s agency customers will also enjoy benefits
from this service enhancement.
“All parties in the travel equation, including Galileo`s airline
customers, travel agencies, and travellers in the Asia Pacific benefit from
these latest e-ticketing successes in the Galileo(R) system,” said Janie

, executive vice president and managing director of Galileo`s Asia
Pacific region.
“Galileo continues to work with the major airlines serving the Asia-
Pacific region to increase the deployment and adoption of this service.”
Worldwide, Galileo

`s computer reservation systems now include 43 airlines
offering e-ticketing in 36 countries.  In Asia Pacific, Galileo has
implemented e-ticketing with 16 airlines in five markets - Australia, New
Zealand, Japan, Singapore and Hong Kong.

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