ebookers plc the pan-European online travel company today announces that it
has received the Top Agent Award from Malaysia Airlines, further
demonstrating ebookers’ strength in the long and mid haul travel markets.
The award is in recognition of strong sales growth from April 2003 to
March 2004. ebookers is Malaysia Airline’s top European agent.
This award follows another success last month, in which ebookers’ UK
business received a similar award from South African Airways.
Peter Liney, Group Commercial Director, comments:
“Awards such as these demonstrate ebookers’ product strength on profitable
long and mid haul routes. With the big opportunity for cross-selling
hotels and car hire on long haul holidays, we believe that this strength
represents a powerful competitive differentiator. In the first quarter,
approximately 40% of our revenue or turnover was from high margin non-air
products. We believe that there is a lot of potential to increase this