,UK low-cost airline, announce today that all bmibaby routes and fares are now available to travel agencies connected to Galileo`s global distribution system (GDS). Galileo is the only GDS offering access to all bmibaby routes and fares.
Galileo`s Basic Booking Tool was specifically developed to meet the needs of low-cost airlines such as bmibaby. It enables Galileo-connected travel agents to make fast, efficient, low-cost bookings with bmibaby to 31 European routes, including Edinburgh, Milan (Bergamo) and Munich from two UK departure points, East Midlands and Cardiff International. Travel agents will also be able to book bmibaby flights from Europe to the UK.
Tony Davis, managing director of bmibaby, said: “We are pleased to have our routes and fares live on Galileo`s GDS. Our relationship with Galileo is fundamental to bmibaby`s success, and together we are setting the standards for the whole industry in making all types of fares easily available to a broad audience of travel agents and their customers.”
Robin Ranken, Galileo`s director of Airline Sales for Europe, Middle East and Africa, commented: “Galileo is very pleased to offer travel agents guaranteed access to all fares, including Web fares, on bmibaby`s routes. This significantly expands the world of budget travel to an increasingly cost-conscious business market.”
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