Travelport and Al Hashim Travel have announced a new, exclusive, long term agreement. Al Hashim Travel is located in the Eastern province of Saudi Arabia, with ten branches in the region. The agency is also set to expand across in Saudi Arabia in 2017.
Travelport has announced a new full content agreement with Finnair, Finland’s largest airline and a member of the oneworld alliance. As part of the agreement, Finnair has also chosen to deploy Travelport’s Rich Content & Branding merchandising solution, making it the 200th airline to go live in the system.
Travelport has signed a new multi-year, global full content agreement with Russian airline, UTair Aviation. The largest hub of UTair Aviation is based in Vnukovo International Airport and the carrier operates 200 domestic and international flights daily to approximately 150 destinations.
Russian S7 Airlines has signed up to Travelport’s industry-leading merchandising solution, Travelport Rich Content & Branding. Formerly known as Siberia Airlines S7 is headquartered in Novosibirsk Oblast, Siberia, and currently operates flights in Russia, the countries of the Commonwealth of Independent States, Europe, the Middle East, south-east Asia and Asia Pacific.
Travelport has signed a new agreement with China Southern Airlines which will see the largest carrier in China utilise Travelport Digital Media Solutions for the fourth consecutive year, further building on the long-standing partnership between the two companies. China Southern Airlines already distributes its content via Travelport’s innovative travel commerce platform as well as leverages Travelport’s leading merchandising solution, Rich Content & Branding, to enhance how their product offering is effectively displayed to travel agents.
Rabih Saab, managing director - EMEA & south Asia, Travelport, speaks to Breaking Travel News about what sets the company’s innovative technology apart from its competitors and what the brand had in store for 2017.
Travelport has signed a new agreement with Vueling, which sees the Spanish low-cost airline sign up for Travelport’s industry leading airline merchandising solution, Travelport Rich Content & Branding. The agreement continues Travelport’s long standing relationship with Vueling, and parent company International Airlines Group, and demonstrates the value the airline sees in Travelport’s innovative merchandising and retailing technology.
Travelport has signed a new multi-year, global full content agreement with growing Turkish carrier, Atlasglobal Airlines. Operating in the region since 2001, the carrier operates a network across three continents and flies to almost 50 destinations. The announcement comes at a time when the Turkish economy continues to demonstrate strong recovery following economic challenges earlier in the year.
Travelport and Air Astana, the national carrier of Kazakhstan, have announced the signing of a new long-term, full content agreement. The agreement extends Travelport’s and Air Astana’s existing relationship and provides all Travelport-connected travel agents globally, with access to all of Air Astana’s content.
Travelport has signed a new marketing partnership with VisitFinland to promote its stopover programme targeting Asian travellers visiting Europe. Under the first stage of the agreement, VisitFinland will leverage Travelport’s digital media solutions to promote Finland a key stopover destination through an integrated digital media campaign.
IndiGo and Travelport have signed a strategic partnership which will see IndiGo distribute all of its fares and ancillary products to Travelport-connected customers worldwide. This is the first time that IndiGo has struck a deal with a global GDS, and the choice of Travelport as its distribution partner reflects the value the airline sees in Travelport’s Travel Commerce Platform.
Travelport has signed on three additional airlines which are now live with its air merchandising technology. New partnerships include Air Tahiti Nui, a full-service carrier with an international route network of 6 destinations across the Pacific region; Fly Corporate, a Hahn Air Systems partner airline, operating flights from Brisbane to regional New South Wales; and Regional Express, Australia’s largest independent regional airline operating 1,500 weekly flights to 58 destinations in Australia.