Indonesian Airlines Signs Agreement with Sabre

22nd Jan 2003


has signed a multi-million dollar agreement to provide Indonesian Airlines with a suite of reservations and departure software solutions.

Indonesian Airlines

recently implemented the Sabre Passenger Reservation System and Sabre ACSI international airport check-in system across its network. The systems are supplemented by a package of Sabre Qik host interface products which will provide rich graphical interface capabilities and facilitate training and ease of use. Indonesian Airlines also chose the Sabre SteadyState weight and balance system for its load planning to ensure optimal flight operations.

The airline also signed a Global Distribution System (GDS) agreement with ABACUS which will provide the airline with distribution across the Asia region.


Rudy Setyopurnomo, president director of Indonesian Airlines, said that the services provided by Sabre and ABACUS will be an important contribution towards enabling the airline to meet its aggressive expansion plans and succeed in the competitive Indonesian aviation sector.

“Indonesian Airlines has moved into an exciting time. Following the successful launch of our operations, our goal is now to nurture growth in key markets and continue our expansion profitably and be one of the most competitive carriers in the region,” said Setyopurnomo.

Mike Baldwin, senior vice president for Sabre Asia Pacific said, “We are pleased to welcome Indonesian Airlines to the Sabre / ABACUS family and now look forward to helping them achieve their future business goals and growth plans.”

Samudra Sukardi, Managing Director of ABACUS Indonesia (Sabre`s Representative for Indonesia), added, “We believe the powerful combination of Sabre solutions and distribution via ABACUS will enable Indonesian Airlines to be successful in the marketplace.”

Related stories on ITN:

(23/12/2002) Air China Chooses Sabre for Flight Scheduling Tools

(16/12/2002) Sabre Raises Booking Fees for Airlines in 2003

(05/12/2002) Sabre Implements Frequent Flyer System for Air Malta




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