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Orbitz for Business Signs Third Airline Discount Deal

Orbitz for Business and Travelport have reached an agreement with Lufthansa that offers corporate customers discounted fares on Lufthansa and its partner, Austrian Airlines, for trips originating in the U.S.
“Orbitz for Business and Travelport provide corporations and their travelers with easy-to-use, value-added services that really capture the needs of today’s global business traveler,” said Mathias Friess, Director of Passenger Sales, N.A. for Lufthansa.  “Lufthansa looks forward to welcoming these passengers on board, where they can experience our own value-added services - from all-business class, Executive Jet flights to FlyNet - the first-ever, wireless Internet in-flight.”

The arrangement is the third such airline discount announced by Orbitz for Business and Travelport this year.

“Whether a company seeks an easy, ‘ready-to-go’ solution like Orbitz for Business or highly configurable one for maximum policy control like Travelport, we can provide the right corporate travel solution for any company,” commented Dean Sivley, chief product and marketing office for Orbitz for Business and Travelport. “Because this diverse portfolio is attractive to the corporate marketplace, we are able to negotiate and deliver discounted fares with leading suppliers such as Lufthansa for our customers.”